In 2019, Rowan County, NC had a population of 140k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $49,842. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Rowan County, NC grew from 139,605 to 140,296, a 0.495% increase and its median household income grew from $48,667 to $49,842, a 2.41% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rowan County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (72%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.7%), White (Hispanic) (4.65%), Other (Hispanic) (3.31%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%). 0% of the households in Rowan County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.6% of the residents in Rowan County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Rowan County, NC was $136,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%. Most people in Rowan County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Rowan County, NC was 2 cars per household.