Rowland, North Carolina

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Rowland is a town in Robeson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,146 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Rowland is located at 34°32′7″N 79°17′33″W / 34.53528°N 79.2925°W / 34.53528; -79.2925 (34.535357, -79.292548).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,146 people, 487 households, and 302 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,079.8 people per square mile (417.4/km²). There were 542 housing units at an average density of 510.7/sq mi (197.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 26.70% White, 67.98% African American, 4.45% Native American, 0.17% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 487 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.8% were married couples living together, 25.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 80.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,021, and the median income for a family was $27,679. Males had a median income of $23,571 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,411. About 23.1% of families and 31.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.9% of those under age 18 and 35.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

Lumberton

Fairmont | Lumber Bridge | Marietta | Maxton‡ | McDonald | Orrum | Parkton | Pembroke | Proctorville | Raynham | Red Springs‡ | Rennert | Rowland | St. Pauls

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