Rowland is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,006 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 sales jobs (12.96%), teaching (10.70%), and office and administrative support (9.01%).
Rowland is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Rowland is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.52% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rowland in 2010 was $15,436, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,744 for a family of four. Rowland also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.74% 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, German, Scottish, Welsh, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Rowland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.