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Rowan County, NC

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Rowan County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatSalisbury, NC
  • Population138,428
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 511.3700
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 270.6999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010138,428449 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010270.70454 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201816.8%579 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20189.2%835 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.0%1217 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,162.001263 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201625.6%1945 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201610.901015 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201833.0%2837 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20164460 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201515.7%1436 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201824.0%865 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$183,862,000.00636 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201192.531703 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201979.1%731 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20121.00155 of 185
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20187162 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.68965 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2018$3,425.54328 of 338
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$1,359,237,000.00685 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.8%1638 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201232.7%1259 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201827368 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2012-201312600 of 763
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20102,052514 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201955,516.131818 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$100,000,000.00671 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,731,000,000.00666 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$403,000,000.00259 of 2178
Population (County)2050158,000507 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$188,601.001514 of 3112
Total Employees (County)205083,000562 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205013,000515 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050183365 of 2780
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