In 2020, Rowan County, NC had a population of 141k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $51,054. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Rowan County, NC grew from 140,296 to 140,978, a 0.486% increase and its median household income grew from $49,842 to $51,054, a 2.43% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rowan County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.47%), Other (Hispanic) (2.74%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.97%).
None of the households in Rowan County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.5% of the residents in Rowan County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Rowan County, NC was $146,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%. Most people in Rowan County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rowan County, NC was 2 cars per household.