In 2017, Rowan County, NC had a population of 139k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $46,978. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rowan County, NC grew from 138,694 to 138,940, a 0.177% increase and its median household income grew from $44,494 to $46,978, a 5.58% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rowan County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.1%), White (Hispanic) (4.99%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.94%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%). N/A% of the people in Rowan County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Rowan County, NC is $130,400, and the homeownership rate is 68.1%. Most people in Rowan County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Rowan County, NC is 2 cars per household.