Cities in Rowan County, North Carolina by Population (2024)

There are 23 cities in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Concord1North Carolina113,825105,9671.76%1,77864.03
Kannapolis2North Carolina57,45453,4421.78%1,66234.57
Mooresville3North Carolina54,81050,5022%2,01227.24
Salisbury4North Carolina36,02835,5880.31%1,57022.95
Cornelius5North Carolina33,07831,5101.2%2,61012.67
Albemarle6North Carolina17,08216,4500.93%94918
Davidson7North Carolina16,38815,1541.92%2,5266.49
China Grove8North Carolina4,5834,4490.75%1,0144.52
Troutman9North Carolina4,0383,7381.89%5127.88
Landis10North Carolina3,8083,6960.74%1,1203.40
Enochville11North Carolina3,5343,3581.26%8863.99
Spencer12North Carolina3,3453,2990.36%1,0703.13
Granite Quarry13North Carolina3,0792,9890.75%1,0462.94
Rockwell14North Carolina2,3742,3040.76%1,2851.85
Badin15North Carolina1,6122,038-6.17%8891.81
East Spencer16North Carolina1,6101,5700.63%6572.45
Cleveland17North Carolina8818530.8%5741.53
Faith18North Carolina8398150.72%8011.05
Misenheimer19North Carolina646650-0.15%4001.62
New London20North Carolina6416091.26%3251.98
Richfield21North Carolina6145801.49%2542.42
Millingport22North Carolina5104483.24%905.68
Gold Hill23North Carolina3543083.51%1422.49

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Rowan County, North Carolina?

Concord is the largest city in Rowan County.

What is the smallest city in Rowan County, North Carolina?

Gold Hill is the smallest city in Rowan County.

How many cities are in Rowan County?

There are 23 cities in Rowan County, North Carolina.

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