Rowland is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,050 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rowland is the 396th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Rowland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rowland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rowland is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rowland who work in teaching (13.16%), sales jobs (12.57%), and office and administrative support (10.53%).
Being a small town, Rowland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Rowland rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.26% of adults 25 and older in Rowland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Rowland in 2010 was $14,815, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,260 for a family of four. Rowland also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.19% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Rowland is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rowland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rowland residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Rowland include English, Scottish, Scots-Irish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Rowland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.