Rowan County

  1. Rowan County Legal Resources
  2. Rowan County Statistics
  3. Rowan County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Rowan County Employment Information
  5. Rowan County Family Information
  6. Rowan County Education Information
  7. Rowan County Business Information
  8. Rowan County Public Benefits Information
  9. Rowan County Criminal Information
  10. Rowan County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Rowan County Cities
  12. Rowan County Zip Codes


Rowan County Legal Resources

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Rowan County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 130,340
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 1,630 / 1,365 / 12
  • Land Area (2000): 1,324.296 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 32.493 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 115,000.000 acres (465.290 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 951
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 43.30%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 4.80%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $28,506,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 312,000,000 / 3,000,000 / 13,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 1.70%
  • Physicians (2004): 228
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 1 (188)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 20,083
  • Federal Spending (2004): $959,666
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Rowan County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 53,980
Building Permits Issued (2006): 723
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $159,182

Rowan County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 153,232 58.53%
 Rural, Farm 3,375 1.29%
 Rural, Non-farm 105,198 40.18%

Rowan County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rowan County Employment Information

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Rowan County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 58,867 56,540 2,327 3.95% 39
1991 58,431 55,151 3,279 5.61% 56
1992 58,764 55,455 3,309 5.63% 56
1993 59,357 56,880 2,477 4.17% 42
1994 60,660 58,690 1,971 3.25% 33
1995 62,211 59,887 2,323 3.73% 37
1996 64,493 62,136 2,357 3.65% 37
1997 65,455 63,390 2,065 3.16% 32
1998 65,449 63,611 1,839 2.81% 28
1999 67,205 65,133 2,072 3.08% 31
2000 65,487 62,530 2,957 4.52% 45
2001 64,947 60,627 4,320 6.65% 66
2002 65,963 61,787 4,177 6.33% 63
2003 67,586 62,427 5,160 7.63% 76
2004 68,196 63,222 4,974 7.29% 73
2005 68,212 64,525 3,688 5.41% 54
2006 69,553 66,102 3,451 4.96% 50
2007 71,908 67,693 4,214 5.86% 59
2008 71,089 66,495 4,594 6.46% 64
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 72,075 67,510 4,565 6.33% 63
Feb 2008 71,231 67,286 3,945 5.54% 55
Mar 2008 71,553 67,719 3,834 5.36% 54
Apr 2008 69,463 65,818 3,645 5.25% 52
May 2008 69,874 65,703 4,171 5.97% 60
Jun 2008 70,454 65,993 4,461 6.33% 63
Jul 2008 71,404 65,698 5,706 7.99% 80
Aug 2008 71,772 65,957 5,815 8.10% 81
Sep 2008 71,974 66,771 5,203 7.23% 72
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Rowan County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 9,592 14.50%
2. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 4,682 7.08%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 4,290 6.48%
4. Truck Transportation 2,588 3.91%
5. Public Administration 2,566 3.88%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 2,440 3.69%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 2,216 3.35%
8. Metal Manufactuing 2,094 3.16%
9. Educational Services 2,048 3.10%
10. Health Care 2,026 3.06%
11. Repair and Maintenance 1,750 2.64%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,736 2.62%
13. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 1,488 2.25%
14. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,374 2.08%
15. Chemical Manufacturing 1,298 1.96%
16. Wood Manufacturing 1,272 1.92%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,206 1.82%
18. Utilities 1,194 1.80%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 1,144 1.73%
20. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,118 1.69%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 8,686 15.18%
2. Educational Services 6,890 12.04%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 3,738 6.53%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 3,712 6.49%
5. Food and Beverage Stores 2,578 4.51%
6. Finance and Insurance 2,298 4.02%
7. Social Assistance 2,216 3.87%
8. Department and Other General Stores 1,674 2.93%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,566 2.74%
10. Public Administration 1,496 2.62%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,466 2.56%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 1,460 2.55%
13. Apparel Manufacturing 1,450 2.53%
14. Construction 988 1.73%
15. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 970 1.70%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 940 1.64%
17. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 770 1.35%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 724 1.27%
19. Chemical Manufacturing 686 1.20%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 670 1.17%

Rowan County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 6,778 10.24%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 3,866 5.84%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,796 5.74%
4. Vehicle Mechanics 2,968 4.49%
5. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 2,834 4.28%
6. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 2,662 4.02%
7. Other Management Occupations 2,488 3.76%
8. Assemblers and Fabricators 2,420 3.66%
9. Other Construction Trades 2,318 3.50%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 2,188 3.31%
11. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,980 2.99%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,850 2.80%
13. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,566 2.37%
14. Carpenters 1,504 2.27%
15. Construction Laborers 1,484 2.24%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 1,400 2.12%
17. Law Enforcement Workers 1,322 2.00%
18. Electricians 1,188 1.80%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,140 1.72%
20. Other Material Moving Workers 1,016 1.54%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 3,726 6.51%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 3,070 5.37%
3. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 3,000 5.24%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 2,836 4.96%
5. Secretaries and Admins 2,796 4.89%
6. Cashiers 2,102 3.67%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 2,040 3.57%
8. Registered Nurses 2,036 3.56%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,796 3.14%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,768 3.09%
11. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,758 3.07%
12. Other Management Occupations 1,638 2.86%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,494 2.61%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,452 2.54%
15. Waiters and Waitresses 1,404 2.45%
16. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,402 2.45%
17. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,402 2.45%
18. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,348 2.36%
19. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 1,278 2.23%
20. Customer Service Representatives 1,040 1.82%

Rowan County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 119,093 58.34%
15-35 hours 18,522 9.07%
1-14 hours 4,478 2.19%
No regular hours 62,053 30.40%

Rowan County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 3,604 3.04%
5 AM-5:29 AM 3,356 2.83%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 5,876 4.95%
6 AM-6:29 AM 14,000 11.80%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 16,228 13.68%
7 AM-7:29 AM 16,940 14.28%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 18,218 15.36%
8 AM-8:29 AM 9,380 7.91%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 4,054 3.42%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 3,818 3.22%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,920 1.62%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 638 0.54%
Noon-3:59 PM 9,439 7.96%
4 PM-11:59 PM 11,123 9.38%

Rowan County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 3,773 3.18%
5-9 12,620 10.64%
10-14 20,659 17.42%
15-19 22,595 19.05%
20-24 19,711 16.62%
25-29 7,057 5.95%
30-34 12,630 10.65%
35-39 2,442 2.06%
40-44 2,806 2.37%
45-59 7,018 5.92%
60-89 4,707 3.97%
At least 90 2,576 2.17%

Rowan County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 240 0.20% 86,175 72.66%
30-44 50 0.04% 17,828 15.03%
45-59 16 0.01% 7,002 5.90%
At least 60 94 0.08% 7,189 6.06%

Rowan County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 196 0.16%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 17,216 14.21%
 Car / truck / van, solo 98,337 81.17%
 Motorcycle 178 0.15%
 Other 827 0.68%
 Public transportation 400 0.33%
 Walked 1,440 1.19%
 Worked at home 2,562 2.11%

Rowan County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rowan County Family Information

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Households (2000): 100,010 (251,360 people)
Families (2000): 71,612 (214,074 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 29,130
People at same address in 1995: 141,281

Rowan County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 9,939 9.89%
$10,000-$14,999 6,973 6.94%
$15,000-$19,999 7,052 7.02%
$20,000-$24,999 7,061 7.03%
$25,000-$29,999 7,728 7.69%
$30,000-$34,999 7,579 7.55%
$35,000-$39,999 7,091 7.06%
$40,000-$44,999 6,349 6.32%
$45,000-$49,999 5,961 5.93%
$50,000-$59,999 9,758 9.71%
$60,000-$74,999 10,382 10.34%
$75,000-$99,999 8,693 8.65%
$100,000-$124,999 2,906 2.89%
$125,000-$149,999 1,168 1.16%
$150,000-$199,999 847 0.84%
$200,000 or more 962 0.96%

Rowan County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 12,311 24.65%
 Family, 2 people 15,605 31.25%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,713 3.43%
 Family, 3 people 8,737 17.49%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 269 0.54%
 Family, 4 people 7,079 14.18%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 96 0.19%
 Family, 5 people 2,708 5.42%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 35 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 862 1.73%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 11 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 504 1.01%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 10 0.02%

Rowan County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 80,404 31.07%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 27,163 10.50%
Public Assistance 2,721 1.05%
Retirement 17,214 6.65%
Self Employment 9,082 3.51%
Social Security 27,493 10.62%
Supplemental Security 3,831 1.48%
Wage / Salary 78,353 30.28%
Other 12,524 4.84%

Rowan County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 31,941 57.11%
 With children under 18 23,986 42.89%

Rowan County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 8,814 8.67%
 Married 65,492 64.42%
 Never Married 24,359 23.96%
 Widowed 2,993 2.94%

Rowan County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 10,383 9.80%
 Married 64,016 60.41%
 Never Married 19,359 18.27%
 Widowed 12,216 11.53%

Rowan County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rowan County Education Information

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Rowan County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 17,095 8.66%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 35,514 17.98%
 High school diploma or equivalent 66,026 33.43%
 Some college, no degree 41,347 20.94%
 Associate degree 11,487 5.82%
 Bachelors degree 19,178 9.71%
 Graduate or professional degree 6,839 3.46%

Rowan County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 2,335 1.79% 2,104 1.61% 4,439 3.41%
Kindergarten 3,204 2.46% 427 0.33% 3,631 2.79%
Grades 1-4 13,656 10.48% 1,193 0.92% 14,849 11.39%
Grades 5-8 14,160 10.86% 1,404 1.08% 15,564 11.94%
Grades 9-12 13,316 10.22% 820 0.63% 14,136 10.85%
Undergrad college 6,508 4.99% 3,512 2.69% 10,020 7.69%
Graduate or professional school 772 0.59% 498 0.38% 1,270 0.97%
Total 53,951 41.39% 9,958 7.64% 63,909 49.03%

Rowan County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rowan County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $805,643,000
Retail sales (2002): $949,947,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $109,771,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $4,001,835
Retired workers (2005): 16,450

Rowan County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 11 13 32 23 26
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 1 3 0 1
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 5 15 8 10
1999 - Construction 49 30 92 60 101
1999 - Educational Services 1 2 4 3 5
1999 - Finance & Insurance 10 10 32 24 60
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 8 12 73 56 71
1999 - Information 2 5 8 3 5
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 4 2 2
1999 - Manufacturing 7 13 69 77 32
1999 - Mining 0 1 3 2 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 18 22 81 53 152
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 9 12 42 21 54
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 8 7 15 13 26
1999 - Retail Trade 29 43 114 139 124
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 5 6 23 15 18
1999 - Unclassified 9 3 0 0 0
1999 - Utilities 1 0 1 2 1
1999 - Wholesale Trade 15 15 41 28 30
1999 - Total 186 200 652 529 718
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 11 15 26 24 27
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 1 3
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 1 18 7 8
2000 - Construction 42 37 79 92 94
2000 - Educational Services 1 1 6 3 3
2000 - Finance & Insurance 10 7 25 29 64
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 18 11 84 48 66
2000 - Information 3 1 6 6 5
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 1 2 1 2
2000 - Manufacturing 12 20 65 67 33
2000 - Mining 2 1 1 2 1
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 21 17 86 66 137
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 16 14 35 29 48
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 7 9 9 9 34
2000 - Retail Trade 31 30 109 122 145
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 10 8 22 16 15
2000 - Unclassified 12 4 1 0 1
2000 - Utilities 1 0 1 3 1
2000 - Wholesale Trade 9 10 37 28 39
2000 - Total 209 187 614 553 726
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 12 12 18 23 35
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 1 0 1 4
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 1 10 16 7
2001 - Construction 41 34 89 91 97
2001 - Educational Services 2 0 6 2 5
2001 - Finance & Insurance 9 14 32 27 55
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 13 12 68 70 65
2001 - Information 1 3 7 5 5
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 2 0 1 1 6
2001 - Manufacturing 18 18 57 69 34
2001 - Mining 0 2 2 0 2
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 23 20 87 66 138
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 13 19 32 32 46
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 10 5 9 15 27
2001 - Retail Trade 39 31 125 105 148
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 11 8 15 20 21
2001 - Unclassified 3 6 2 0 2
2001 - Utilities 1 0 2 3 1
2001 - Wholesale Trade 7 13 35 31 35
2001 - Total 208 199 597 577 733
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 15 18 22 19 27
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 2 1 1 3
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 1 14 12 7
2002 - Construction 36 51 75 95 94
2002 - Educational Services 2 1 6 3 6
2002 - Finance & Insurance 13 11 22 19 68
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 21 12 74 62 68
2002 - Information 2 1 8 5 5
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 2 0 4 2 4
2002 - Manufacturing 10 12 50 79 39
2002 - Mining 2 0 0 2 2
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 22 20 97 61 135
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 25 10 37 28 47
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 18 8 15 14 27
2002 - Retail Trade 43 39 126 132 124
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 8 7 18 15 29
2002 - Unclassified 9 4 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 0 1 2 0 4
2002 - Wholesale Trade 14 9 27 36 36
2002 - Total 244 207 598 585 725
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 19 13 23 21 32
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 0 5 2
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 3 2 7 13 10
2003 - Construction 43 39 77 78 112
2003 - Educational Services 1 1 9 4 4
2003 - Finance & Insurance 25 17 29 27 53
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 19 18 79 63 68
2003 - Information 3 3 5 7 6
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 1 2 4 5
2003 - Manufacturing 9 15 64 68 32
2003 - Mining 1 1 4 1 3
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 30 21 76 81 130
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 20 23 37 27 52
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 11 9 22 14 31
2003 - Retail Trade 30 26 109 135 140
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 12 11 25 13 23
2003 - Unclassified 2 5 0 1 0
2003 - Utilities 0 0 2 4 0
2003 - Wholesale Trade 6 11 34 32 34
2003 - Total 235 216 604 598 737
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 15 17 44 16 28
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 3 1 4
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 3 7 14 8 6
2004 - Construction 37 40 82 83 112
2004 - Educational Services 1 1 4 8 5
2004 - Finance & Insurance 10 10 20 32 68
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 20 12 85 63 67
2004 - Information 2 4 3 5 6
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 1 8
2004 - Manufacturing 13 17 59 62 37
2004 - Mining 1 0 3 5 0
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 19 25 66 79 138
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 24 20 25 33 53
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 11 6 13 19 39
2004 - Retail Trade 32 44 91 115 168
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 18 9 30 20 20
2004 - Unclassified 10 0 1 0 1
2004 - Utilities 0 0 2 4 0
2004 - Wholesale Trade 9 9 32 25 37
2004 - Total 226 221 577 579 797
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 12 12 31 27 34
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 2 3
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 5 2 10 13 7
2005 - Construction 33 38 90 72 114
2005 - Educational Services 1 1 2 10 6
2005 - Finance & Insurance 19 16 26 30 57
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 16 13 67 85 67
2005 - Information 2 0 6 3 7
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 4 2 4
2005 - Manufacturing 7 12 66 54 38
2005 - Mining 0 1 4 2 1
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 25 22 65 77 140
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 21 13 34 34 56
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 8 9 20 11 42
2005 - Retail Trade 26 34 113 127 133
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 16 13 23 22 27
2005 - Unclassified 1 7 1 0 3
2005 - Utilities 1 0 1 2 3
2005 - Wholesale Trade 11 12 33 28 33
2005 - Total 204 205 598 601 775

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rowan County Public Benefits Information

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Rowan County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 226,841 89.44%
 Below Poverty Level 26,778 10.56%

Rowan County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $4,163 $76 $11,121 $0 $0 $1,959 $17,243 $9,422 $2,215 $1,987
1971 $4,358 $116 $12,373 $0 $0 $2,638 $19,369 $10,471 $1,955 $2,873
1972 $4,808 $73 $14,126 $0 $0 $6,867 $25,801 $11,246 $1,685 $3,804
1973 $4,897 $179 $15,294 $0 $0 $3,100 $23,291 $11,243 $1,415 $6,617
1974 $5,232 $1,208 $16,251 $0 $0 $3,477 $24,960 $12,341 $1,145 $6,400
1975 $5,041 $1,941 $21,839 $0 $0 $3,061 $29,941 $15,072 $3,375 $8,130
1976 $5,450 $1,971 $21,191 $0 $0 $3,219 $29,860 $15,865 $3,055 $5,896
1977 $5,537 $2,217 $23,071 $0 $0 $6,564 $35,172 $19,371 $2,735 $4,850
1978 $6,136 $2,497 $24,360 $0 $0 $3,299 $33,795 $20,909 $2,415 $3,479
1979 $7,240 $2,809 $25,793 $0 $0 $7,615 $40,648 $23,387 $2,150 $3,737
1980 $7,737 $3,041 $25,974 $0 $0 $7,656 $41,367 $22,591 $4,450 $4,323
1981 $8,566 $3,284 $28,708 $0 $0 $7,981 $45,255 $5,099 $8,450 $3,776
1982 $8,710 $3,223 $30,623 $0 $0 $8,228 $47,561 $28,110 $8,050 $4,023
1983 $8,475 $3,413 $32,523 $0 $0 $9,666 $50,664 $29,081 $20,408 $4,198
1984 $9,826 $4,791 $33,752 $0 $0 $10,492 $54,070 $31,603 $23,497 $4,631
1985 $10,579 $6,656 $36,316 $0 $0 $13,706 $60,601 $38,130 $22,009 $5,391
1986 $11,748 $6,700 $42,498 $0 $0 $14,641 $68,887 $42,577 $21,522 $6,880
1987 $14,332 $9,181 $47,971 $0 $0 $14,816 $77,119 $46,747 $24,708 $7,754
1988 $14,290 $10,748 $53,464 $0 $0 $16,315 $84,069 $51,721 $20,416 $23,173
1989 $15,505 $11,536 $60,246 $0 $0 $15,745 $91,496 $55,740 $23,593 $22,046
1990 $17,378 $12,504 $71,463 $0 $0 $18,249 $107,090 $65,644 $12,804 $15,793
1991 $19,482 $11,298 $77,325 $0 $0 $18,616 $115,423 $71,826 $13,741 $17,165
1992 $20,826 $12,778 $82,195 $0 $0 $18,024 $121,045 $67,818 $11,795 $15,290
1993 $23,372 $13,758 $74,397 $0 $0 $16,882 $114,651 $71,134 $23,891 $29,094
1994 $26,192 $15,462 $89,841 $0 $0 $19,068 $135,101 $74,691 $37,135 $38,923
1995 $29,874 $16,199 $98,313 $0 $0 $19,184 $147,371 $80,184 $45,870 $39,253
1996 $35,041 $13,138 $100,966 $25 $0 $19,362 $155,394 $80,185 $43,250 $17,531
1997 $37,338 $14,349 $107,107 $23 $0 $18,586 $163,054 $80,380 $55,286 $17,394
1998 $38,307 $15,149 $108,656 $27 $0 $20,431 $167,421 $98,510 $55,207 $23,999
1999 $39,972 $15,936 $113,315 $55 $0 $20,250 $173,592 $95,256 $67,492 $33,803
2000 $48,140 $16,817 $130,278 $77 $0 $24,407 $202,902 $116,028 $64,494 $38,226
2001 $49,381 $17,491 $131,515 $92 $0 $24,674 $205,662 $120,796 $59,768 $38,943
2002 $52,416 $17,626 $136,057 $2 $0 $23,757 $212,232 $129,276 $70,078 $55,990
2003 $54,349 $17,446 $132,618 $131 $0 $24,790 $211,888 $130,649 $65,111 $52,134
2004 $61,423 $23,092 $139,437 $132 $0 $28,651 $229,643 $132,781 $89,967 $80,547
2005 $63,365 $22,883 $152,678 $78 $0 $30,244 $246,365 $143,610 $131,468 $106,435
2006 $64,892 $24,115 $156,518 $8 $0 $32,947 $254,365 $146,453 $118,395 $70,019


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $12,026 $569 $593 $338 $0 $7 $16,534
$261 $2,136 $77 $0 $0 $527
1971 $13,696 $539 $185 $369 $0 $19 $17,950
$300 $2,138 $73 $0 $0 $631
1972 $14,490 $570 $160 $464 $0 $50 $23,332
$371 $3,197 $68 $0 $0 $3,962
1973 $14,014 $702 $69 $493 $0 $91 $18,213
$377 $1,946 $59 $0 $0 $462
1974 $17,375 $808 $87 $769 $0 $127 $24,119
$473 $3,618 $50 $0 $0 $812
1975 $23,032 $969 $189 $982 $0 $176 $31,208
$588 $3,750 $40 $0 $0 $1,482
1976 $25,439 $905 $225 $684 $0 $198 $32,409
$1,027 $2,531 $160 $0 $0 $1,240
1977 $25,180 $536 $928 $711 $0 $199 $35,996
$751 $1,759 $148 $0 $0 $5,784
1978 $25,849 $748 $289 $827 $0 $342 $34,114
$868 $1,946 $137 $0 $0 $3,108
1979 $28,787 $823 $286 $845 $0 $283 $40,947
$887 $2,105 $124 $0 $0 $6,807
1980 $32,651 $730 $412 $818 $0 $317 $45,265
$976 $2,106 $275 $4 $0 $6,976
1981 $35,892 $1,099 $400 $968 $0 $420 $48,517
$1,070 $2,596 $265 $0 $0 $5,807
1982 $37,207 $916 $346 $967 $0 $414 $50,378
$1,129 $2,657 $268 $0 $0 $6,474
1983 $39,657 $968 $379 $980 $0 $537 $54,888
$1,295 $3,417 $1,757 $0 $0 $5,898
1984 $42,537 $1,078 $389 $1,050 $0 $437 $59,264
$1,418 $3,353 $2,221 $0 $0 $6,781
1985 $48,502 $1,107 $407 $1,177 $0 $408 $66,295
$1,410 $3,850 $1,778 $0 $0 $7,656
1986 $54,457 $1,300 $387 $1,949 $0 $521 $73,959
$1,546 $3,430 $1,809 $0 $0 $8,560
1987 $58,514 $3,213 $450 $2,163 $0 $605 $84,440
$1,906 $3,852 $1,808 $0 $0 $11,929
1988 $66,109 $2,900 $610 $2,553 $0 $630 $95,133
$2,088 $4,638 $1,900 $0 $0 $13,705
1989 $71,471 $2,575 $694 $2,941 $0 $698 $105,590
$2,443 $5,047 $2,006 $0 $0 $17,715
1990 $77,942 $2,363 $839 $9,192 $0 $767 $117,897
$2,780 $5,604 $1,696 $0 $0 $16,714
1991 $85,556 $3,234 $781 $10,019 $0 $689 $128,826
$2,885 $6,907 $1,568 $0 $0 $17,187
1992 $91,505 $3,284 $688 $10,937 $0 $721 $136,103
$2,922 $7,679 $1,224 $0 $0 $17,143
1993 $87,412 $7,466 $683 $13,890 $0 $758 $138,455
$2,942 $8,751 $1,196 $0 $0 $15,357
1994 $90,437 $10,743 $960 $14,839 $0 $818 $152,398
$4,541 $10,349 $1,752 $0 $0 $17,959
1995 $112,814 $7,929 $1,021 $14,797 $0 $6,883 $180,129
$3,497 $10,463 $2,452 $1,584 $0 $18,689
1996 $113,543 $6,604 $1,178 $12,218 $0 $2,478 $180,298
$3,985 $12,398 $2,996 $75 $0 $24,823
1997 $129,181 $5,261 $1,275 $5,795 $700 $1,307 $189,182
$4,075 $13,129 $3,314 $25 $0 $25,120
1998 $124,856 $5,139 $1,345 $5,897 $172 $1,564 $189,201
$4,326 $14,894 $3,523 $44 $0 $27,441
1999 $140,044 $3,451 $1,396 $8,082 $175 $1,486 $206,662
$4,622 $16,222 $3,953 $442 $0 $26,789
2000 $147,097 $3,837 $1,654 $7,108 $180 $1,601 $216,070
$4,847 $18,174 $4,190 $482 $0 $26,900
2001 $155,009 $4,181 $1,689 $6,981 $185 $1,828 $225,395
$5,540 $19,220 $3,729 $359 $0 $26,674
2002 $156,925 $4,217 $1,695 $7,010 $0 $1,935 $230,995
$5,705 $20,438 $3,735 $503 $0 $28,832
2003 $150,755 $4,504 $1,816 $7,217 $0 $1,766 $228,857
$6,076 $20,772 $2,033 $1,023 $0 $32,895
2004 $153,913 $4,708 $1,990 $8,524 $0 $2,299 $241,108
$6,801 $22,177 $3,760 $821 $0 $36,115
2005 $170,045 $5,059 $2,101 $8,700 $0 $4,233 $264,264
$7,421 $23,375 $6,034 $278 $0 $37,018
2006 $176,929 $5,264 $2,135 $8,485 $0 $2,909 $271,598
$7,474 $25,048 $8,554 $513 $0 $34,287

Rowan County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,123
Rowan County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Rowan County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 17,656 13.55%
10-19 Years 18,028 13.83%
20-29 Years 17,117 13.13%
30-39 Years 19,850 15.23%
40-49 Years 19,231 14.75%
50-59 Years 14,921 11.45%
60-69 Years 10,127 7.77%
70-79 Years 8,505 6.53%
80-89 Years 4,142 3.18%
90+ Years 763 0.59%

Rowan County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 64,380 49.39%
 Female 65,960 50.61%

Rowan County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 101,859 78.15%
 African-American 20,440 15.68%
 Hispanic/Latino 5,369 4.12%
 Asian 1,086 0.83%
 Multiracial 1,074 0.82%
 Amerindian 379 0.29%
 Other Race 118 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 15 0.01%

Rowan County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 48,633 31.80%
2. German 37,013 24.20%
3. English 16,612 10.86%
4. Irish 14,840 9.70%
5. Scotch Irish 8,630 5.64%
6. Dutch 4,062 2.66%
7. Scottish 3,787 2.48%
8. French Non-Basque 3,242 2.12%
9. Italian 2,938 1.92%
10. Polish 1,747 1.14%

Rowan County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 230,283 94.18%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 10,359 4.24%
3. French 696 0.28%
4. German 641 0.26%
5. Vietnamese 434 0.18%
6. Miao / Hmong 408 0.17%
7. Other Indic 342 0.14%
8. Serbo Croatian 234 0.10%
9. Italian 136 0.06%
10. Greek 128 0.05%

Rowan County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 252,061 96.28%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,642 0.63%
 Not a citizen 8,102 3.09%

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