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Landis, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Landis is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rowan County at latitude 35.5496 and longitude -80.6105. Rowan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 869 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Landis, but most people and references simply refer to it as Landis, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Landis indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Landis (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

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Landis, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,187
Population in Households 3,185
Population in Familes 2,605
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 914
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,301
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 871
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 915 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 386 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $104,930
Average Home Value $121,861


Median Household Income $37,480
Average Household Income $48,003
Per Capita Income $19,408
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.58% 0.48%
Households 0.63% 0.47%
Families 0.69% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Landis, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Landis to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 236 68th
Population Density1 # 258 65th
Diversity Index2 # 463 37th
Median Household Income # 416 44th
Per Capita Income # 436 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.