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Rowan County, NC

County Profiles

Rowan County

Rowan County is a dynamic, historical community located in the northern portion of the Charlotte metro region, with nearly four million persons live within 60 miles of Rowan County — more than any other location in the Carolinas.

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Rowan County

Rowan County

Skilled Workforce

Rowan County’s central location has fueled its growth and positioned it as an increasingly frequent choice for a diverse range of manufacturing, health, technology and logistics operations.

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Skilled Workforce

Rowan County

Quick Facts


Population 25 and Older


Labor Force


Median Household Income


Per Capita Income

3.9 Percent

Unemployment Rate

26 Percent

High School Diploma

13 Percent

Bachelor's Degree

17 Percent

Health Care Employment

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Rod Crider

Rowan County Economic Development Corporation