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Rowan County, NC Real Estate

Rowan County real estate is surrounded by a flawless display of natural beauty. Rolling hills, lakes and rivers balance with the closeness of small and historic towns throughout the county. Have a craving for North Carolina barbecue or train ride? Maybe an afternoon exploring one of the 24 parks in the county or a day with friends playing 18 holes of golf sounds appealing? Rowan County real estate offers many options for family fun, dining and unique shopping experiences.

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Rowan County real estate is surrounded by a flawless display of natural beauty. Rolling hills, lakes and rivers balance with the closeness of small and historic towns throughout the county. Have a craving for North Carolina barbecue or train ride? Maybe an afternoon exploring one of the 24 parks in the county or a day with friends playing 18 holes of golf sounds appealing? Rowan County real estate offers many options for family fun, dining and unique shopping experiences.

Rowan County was formed in 1753 from part of Anson County. The county got its name from the acting governor of North Carolina in 1753, named Matthew Rowan.

Rowan County's Location

Rowan County real estate has a total of 524 square miles of which 13 square miles are water. The Yadkin River forms the county's eastern border. Interstate 85 passes through the county from southwest to northeast making trips to Charlotte or Greensboro easily accessible.

Rowan County Real Estate Demographics

Over 140,000 residents live in Rowan County with an 8% increase in population since the 2000 census. There are approximately 60,543 residual homes in the county with a 73.6% ownership rate. The median value of owner occupied housing is $95,200. House incomes in the county have a median of $43,096 with 15.6% of persons living below poverty level.

The county is divided into 14 townships including China Grove, Cleveland, East Spencer, Enochvile, Faith, Granite Quarry, Kannapolis, Landis, Rockwell, Salisbury and Spencer.

Rowan County Universities and Schools

Rowan County real estate has 3 colleges to promote higher education: Limestone College, Catawba College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

The school district is ranked 122 out of 179 school districts in North Carolina. There are 20 elementary schools, 7 middle schools and 7 high schools that have a combined total of 20, 915 students.

Rowan County Real Estate and Entertainment

With the all lakes and parks in the county, one is sure to find a day of enjoyment canoeing, fishing, hiking or perhaps a family picnic before taking a walk through the nature trails. Rowan County real estate is also home to many historic sites and unique shopping experiences. If the quaint small towns of the county are appealing, there will be many opportunities to fill lazy weekend days with activities for the whole family. Because I-85 runs through Rowan County real estate, the nightlife and entertainment of Charlotte is within easy access.


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Properties Listed:  5
Median Price:  $100K

Property Price Distribution

Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 3
$100K-$199K 2
$200K-$299K 0
$300K-$399K 0
$400K-$699K 0
Luxury 0
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