Rowland, North Carolina Population 2020

988

Rowland is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 988, it is the 332nd largest city in North Carolina and the 10353rd largest city in the United States. Rowland is currently declining at a rate of -0.90% annually and its population has decreased by -4.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,037 in 2010. Rowland reached it's highest population of 1,045 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Rowland has a population density of 939 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rowland is $35,249 with a poverty rate of 23.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $591 per month, and the median house value is $71,700. The median age in Rowland is 49.5 years, 48.7 years for males, and 51.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.5 males.

Rowland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.04%
  • White: 20.82%
  • Native American: 12.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rowland, North Carolina is 988, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,006.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,037.

Rowland, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American73966.04%
White23320.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native13812.33%
Two or More Races70.63%
Some Other Race20.18%

Rowland Population Pyramid 2020

Rowland Median Age

49.5


Total

48.7


Male

51.4


Female

Rowland Adults

There are 917 adults, (223 of whom are seniors) in Rowland.

Rowland Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rowland Sex Ratio

Female

645

57.64%

Male

474

42.36%

Rowland Households and Families

Rowland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rowland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
Male60.9%39.1%
All55.2%44.8%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Female29.6%70.4%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4642.4155.2
Non Family1951.0549.2
Married1483.0679.1
Female983.929.6
Male233.4860.9

3.3

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rowland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade485.90%
9th to 12th Grade14818.20%
High School Graduate30637.64%
Some College15318.82%
Associates Degree607.38%
Bachelors Degree475.78%
Graduate Degree516.27%

Rowland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black53440926
White17016161
Native American1044711
Multiple Races3
Hispanic2
Other Race2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$33,214$23,250
Less Than High School$30,917$31,417$
High School Grad$23,188$40,625$21,563
Some College$27,344$31,071$25,750
Bachelors Degree$36,250$$33,750
Graduate Degree$42,143$$41,563

$28,750

Average Earnings

$33,214

Average Male

$23,250

Average Female

Rowland Language

Rowland Language by Age

Rowland Language

99.63% of Rowland residents speak only English, while 0.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.19% of the population.

Rowland Poverty

Rowland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black73924332.88%
Native1381712.32%
White23331.29%
Multiple7342.86%
Hispanic22100.00%
Other22100.00%

23.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.73%

Male Poverty Rate

25.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rowland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rowland is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rowland is White, with 1.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.31%
High School20.26%
Some College18.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Unemployed20.83%
Male Employed9.33%
Female Employed5.88%

Rowland Income

Rowland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,118$35,249
Families$32,813$43,256
Married Families$43,889-
Non Families$13,050$23,333

Rowland Marital Status

Rowland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rowland Married by Age and Sex

Rowland Marriage

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

Rowland Marital Status by Race

Rowland Veterans

72

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War12
Korea10
First Gulf War10
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7419
55 to 6416
35 to 5415
75+13
18 to 349
Name Veterans % of Total
Black538.79%
White199.79%

$Rowland Veterans by Education

15.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rowland Employment Status

37.5%

Labor Force Participation

33.8%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rowland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.46%

Born in North Carolina

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.64% of Rowland residents were born in the United States, with 73.46% having been born in North Carolina. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020988-9-0.90%
2019997-9-0.89%
20181,006-8-0.79%
20171,014-9-0.88%
20161,023-9-0.87%
20151,032-6-0.58%
20141,038-1-0.10%
20131,039-6-0.57%
20121,04510.10%
20111,04450.48%
20101,0390.00%