Rowland Heights, California Population 2021

50,347
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Rowland Heights is a city located in California. Rowland Heights has a 2020 population of 50,347. Rowland Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,993 in 2010. Rowland Heights reached it's highest population of 51,597 in 2014.

The average household income in Rowland Heights is $96,270 with a poverty rate of 9.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,613 per month, and the median house value is $637,900. The median age in Rowland Heights is 41.4 years, 39.4 years for males, and 43.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.7 males.

Rowland Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rowland Heights was:

  • Asian: 62.44%
  • White: 19.63%
  • Other race: 12.81%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.39%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
The current population of Rowland Heights, California is 50,347, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,602.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,993.

Rowland Heights, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian31,43662.44%
White9,88519.63%
Some Other Race6,45012.81%
Two or More Races1,4942.97%
Black or African American7021.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native2280.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1520.30%
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Rowland Heights Population by Race

Rowland Heights Population Pyramid 2021

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Rowland Heights Median Age

41.4


Total

39.4


Male

43.4


Female

Rowland Heights Adults

There are 41,007 adults, (9,204 of whom are seniors) in Rowland Heights.

Rowland Heights Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rowland Heights Sex Ratio

Female

25,594

50.84%

Male

24,753

49.16%

Rowland Heights Population by Age

Rowland Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rowland Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.2%29.8%
Male64.3%35.7%
All63.8%36.2%
Female54.2%45.8%
Non Family49.2%50.8%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rowland Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7243.4163.8
Married8,9983.8370.2
Non Family2,6631.5249.2
Female2,0373.7454.2
Male1,0263.8864.3

3.71

Average Family Size

3.41

Average Household Size

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Rowland Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9027.91%
9th to 12th Grade2,1245.79%
High School Graduate8,17422.28%
Some College5,73715.64%
Associates Degree3,1918.70%
Bachelors Degree10,99229.96%
Graduate Degree3,5709.73%
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Rowland Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rowland Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian24,09921,28511,998
Hispanic8,1286,1831,311
Other Race3,5742,569611
White3,3253,149984
Multiple Races699616158
Black551514159
Native American15610115
Islander14314315

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.79%.

Rowland Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,457$42,595$32,028
Less Than High School$24,355$30,386$20,050
High School Grad$30,356$32,358$24,637
Some College$35,405$41,969$30,717
Bachelors Degree$44,765$52,702$39,831
Graduate Degree$65,410$66,510$64,408

$38,457

Average Earnings

$42,595

Average Male

$32,028

Average Female

Rowland Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rowland Heights Language by Age

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Rowland Heights Language

24.16% of Rowland Heights residents speak only English, while 75.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 54.87% of the population.

Rowland Heights Language

Rowland Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian31,3603,45011.00%
Hispanic13,2651,2069.09%
Other6,44685813.31%
White3,9891864.66%
Multiple1,4931036.90%
Black699415.87%

9.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.02%

Male Poverty Rate

10.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rowland Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rowland Heights is Other, with 13.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rowland Heights is White, with 4.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.17%.

Rowland Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.57%
High School11.14%
Bachelors or Greater7.02%
Some College5.88%

Rowland Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed13.05%
Male Unemployed10.19%
Female Employed3.52%
Male Employed2.92%

Rowland Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rowland Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,587$96,270
Families$79,916$101,421
Married Families$89,866$110,398
Non Families$36,484$58,415
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Income by Household Type

Rowland Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rowland Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Rowland Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rowland Heights Marital Status by Race

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Rowland Heights Marital Status

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1,212

Number of Veterans

1,134

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam542
Second Gulf War197
First Gulf War145
Korea61
World War II46

Rowland Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74459
75+253
35 to 54204
55 to 64185
18 to 34111

Rowland Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5936.99%
Asian4471.70%
Hispanic2852.87%
Other811.78%
2 or More415.06%
Indian2915.93%
Black132.30%
Hawaiian85.59%

Rowland Heights Veterans by Race

Rowland Heights Veterans by Education

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8.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rowland Heights Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rowland Heights Employment by Age

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Rowland Heights Employment by Race

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Rowland Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.63%

Born in California

45.92%

Native Born

54.08%

Foreign Born

21.49%

Non Citizen

32.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

45.92% of Rowland Heights residents were born in the United States, with 39.63% having been born in California. 21.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rowland Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202150,3470.00%
202050,3470.00%
201950,347-255-0.50%
201850,602300.06%
201750,5722910.58%
201650,281-159-0.32%
201550,440-1,157-2.24%
201451,5971,3342.65%
201350,263-290-0.57%
201250,553-110-0.22%
201150,6631,6703.41%
201048,9930.00%

Rowland Heights Population by Year