Rowland, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rowland, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Rowland had a population of 930 as of July 1, 2017. Rowland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rowland is located at latitude 34.5361 and longitude -79.2929 in Robeson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rowland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Town of Rowland (GNIS ID: 2407252) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Rowland is located within Township of Rowland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robeson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rowland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rowland, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 930
Daytime Population: Workers 250
Daytime Population: Residents 600
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 850
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 920
Population in Familes 740
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 884
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $29,523
Average Household Income $42,242
Per Capita Income $17,684


Total Housing Units 535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $68,421
Average Home Value $88,269


Total Households 417
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.49% -0.85%
Households -1.43% -0.83%
Families -0.91% -1.01%
Median Household Income   0.28%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Rowland, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rowland to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 447 40th
Population Density # 268 64th
Diversity Index # 146 80th
Median Household Income # 649 12th
Per Capita Income # 639 14th

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