Rowan County
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Total Population
2017
Rowan County 140,122
Source: NC Office of State Budget and Management, July 1, 2015 County Total Age Groups, updated September 2016.


Child Population
2017
0 - 2 years 4,657
3 - 4 years 3,119
5 years 1,677
6 - 13 years 14,924
Total: 24,377
Source: NC Office of State Budget and Management, July 1, 2015 County Total Age Groups, updated September 2016.


All Women with Related Children Under 18 Years
2017
Number of women 13,926
Source: U.S. Census Bureau; 2015 American Community Survey 1 Year Estimates; Table B11004.


Women Ages 20-64 in the Labor Force
2017
With own children under age 6 2,353
With own children under age 6 and 6-18 708
With own children ages 6-18 5,701
Single living in poverty with children <5 844
Source: U.S. Census Bureau; 2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates; Table B23003 and B17010.


Households with Own Children Under Age 6
2017
Lives with two parents (both working) 2,620
Lives with father only (working) 710
Lives with mother only (working) 1,729
Lives with two parents (one working) 2,111
Not in labor force 1,408
Total: 8,578
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Table B23008.


Income Ranges for Households
2017
< $10,000 4,420
$10,000 - $14,999 2,529
$15,000 - $24,999 6,339
$25,000 - $34,999 6,121
$35,000 - $49,999 8,359
$50,000 - $74,999 10,965
$75,000+ 12,492
Total: 51,225
Source: U.S. Census Bureau; 2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates; Table B19001.


Pregnancies and Births - Ages 15 - 19
2017
Live Births 114
Birth Rate 26
Pregnancies 141
Pregnancy Rate 33
Rates: Per 1,000
Source: NC State Center For Health Statistics; 2016.


Pregnancies and Births - Ages 15 - 44
2017
Live Births 1,650
Birth Rate 65
Pregnancies 1,910
Pregnancy Rate 75
Rates: Per 1,000
Source: NC State Center For Health Statistics; 2016.


Families (with related children) and Poverty
2017
All families 34,397
Families living below poverty level 4,292
All families with children <5 6,053
All with children <5 below poverty level 1,351
All with children <18 15,378
All with children <18 below poverty level 2,792
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Table 17010.


Children and Poverty
2017
All children < 18 30,757
All <18 below poverty level 8,345
All children < 5 7,434
All <5 below poverty level 1,723
All children 5 to 18 23,323
All 5 to 18 below poverty level 6,622
Source: U.S. Census Bureau; 2015 American Community Survey, Table B17001.