Rowland, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 1,052 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 493  (47.0%)
Females: 559  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28383.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,192 (it was $18,021 in 2000)
Rowland:

$25,192
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,630 (it was $14,411 in 2000)

Rowland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,933 (it was $40,400 in 2000)
Rowland:

$64,933
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $502.

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  • Races in Rowland, NC (2013)

    Rowland races chart
    • 71961.5%Black alone
    • 22919.6%White alone
    • 16914.5%American Indian alone
    • 252.1%Two or more races
    • 201.7%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Asian alone

Races in Rowland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rowland: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (8.1%), English (3.5%), Scottish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), German (2.0%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 151 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 991 people per square mile   (low).

Rowland,NC real estate house value index trend

Rowland, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Rowland:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rowland town:

  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $976 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $654 (1.3%)

Rowland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (42.5 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (96.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (441.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Elrod, NC (2.5 miles ), Raynham, NC (2.5 miles) , Little Rock, SC (2.6 miles ), McDonald, NC (2.6 miles) , Hamer, SC (2.7 miles ), Raemon, NC (2.8 miles ), Dillon, SC (3.0 miles ), Fairmont, NC (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.54 N, Longitude: 79.29 W

Area code: 910

Rowland household income distribution Rowland home values distribution

Property values in Rowland, NC


Crime rates in Rowland by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010011000000
per 100,000 0.00.087.30.00.086.487.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10011000000N/AN/A
per 100,000 84.50.00.086.485.40.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 105614423545322
per 100,000 844.6437.4523.61,209.0341.6172.9261.3431.0346.6476.2283.8190.1189.2
Assaults 3134520162022
per 100,000 253.487.5261.8345.4427.0172.90.086.2519.9190.50.0190.1189.2
Burglaries 17183175372834222923332315
per 100,000 1,435.81,574.82,705.16,476.73,159.72,420.12,961.71,896.62,513.02,190.53,122.02,186.31,419.1
Thefts 45524438233029242622162223
per 100,000 3,800.74,549.43,839.43,281.51,964.12,592.92,526.12,069.02,253.02,095.21,513.72,091.32,176.0
Auto thefts 90138964624311
per 100,000 760.10.01,134.4690.8768.6518.6348.4517.2173.3381.0283.895.194.6
Arson 1000000100010
per 100,000 84.50.00.00.00.00.00.086.20.00.00.095.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 667.4429.6796.61111.4601.6559.2573.7393.1475.3437.0377.0330.6281.1

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Crime rate in Rowland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.73
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Rowland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rowland, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rowland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Rowland town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 12.7 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rowland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 188.5 miles away from Rowland center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 152.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from Rowland center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Robeson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rowland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rowland:

  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER AT THE PINES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE OF ST EUGENE COM HOSP (Hospital, about 9 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • MCLEOD MEDICAL CENTER - DILLON Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • ST EUGENE COMM HOSP SK MED REHAB UNIT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • DILLON COMM. RES. (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DILLON, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DILLON (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; DILLON, SC)

airports located in Rowland:

Amtrak station near Rowland:

  • 10 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rowland:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 12 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 18 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Francis Marion University (about 32 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Richmond Community College (about 35 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 36 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 43 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 44 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)

Public high school in Rowland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rowland:

  • SOUTHSIDE/ASHPOLE ELEM (Location: 607 S MARTIN L KING JR ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • UNION ELEMENTARY (Location: 2547 NC HWY 710 SOUTH, Grades: PK-6)
  • ROWLAND MIDDLE (Location: 408 W CHAPEL ST, Grades: 6-8)
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Church in Rowland: Mount Tabor Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Robeson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 38.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.8%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.2% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Rowland, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Rowland (2011 data):

  • Lumbee Guaranty Bank: Rowland Branch at 201 N. Bond Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $304.2 mil, Deposits: $260.6 mil, headquarters in Pembroke, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Rowland Main Branch at 201 East Main Street, branch established on 1985/08/26. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
North Carolina average:

12.4

Rowland travel time to work - commute Rowland mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rowland town (based on Robeson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,749219
Mainline Protestant9,64957
Black Protestant4,56630
Other1,6488
Catholic1,4152
None74,141-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Robeson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Robeson County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
Robeson County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rowland:

20.3%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rowland:

14.5%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rowland:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

49.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Rowland:

79.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rowland, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$5,534$33,2040$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,285$27,4200$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,374$44,2440$401
Water Supply 1$2,947$35,3640$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,103$25,2360$0
Totals for Government 7$22,879$39,2210$703

Rowland government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $400,000 ($380.23)
    Sewerage: $235,000 ($223.38)
    Central Staff Services: $186,000 ($176.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $143,000 ($135.93)
    Liquor Stores: $128,000 ($121.67)
    Regular Highways: $106,000 ($100.76)
    Water Utilities: $101,000 ($96.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($18.06)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($9.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($78.90)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($9.51)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($3.80)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $660,000 ($627.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($40.87)

Rowland government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $271,000 ($257.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($132.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000 ($38.02)
    General Local Government Support: $35,000 ($33.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $203,000 ($192.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $45,000 ($42.78)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($20.91)
    Rents: $9,000 ($8.56)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $136,000 ($129.28)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($110.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $49,000 ($46.58)
    General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($36.12)
    All Other: $4,000 ($3.80)
  • Tax - Property: $304,000 ($288.97)
    NEC: $25,000 ($23.76)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,000 ($3.80)

Rowland government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $942,000 ($895.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $928,000 ($882.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000 ($13.31)

Rowland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $504,000 ($479.09)

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($465 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.07%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.76% ($27,917 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.35% ($29,601)
from Scotland County, NC  0.26% ($24,010)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.89% ($27,130 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.26% ($22,009)
to Scotland County, NC  0.26% ($25,371)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rowland:

  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WDSC (800 AM; 1 kW; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rowland:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Rowland:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)

Rowland fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2013 02:22 AM, Sr-710, Purvis Rd, Lat: 34.58894, Lon: -79.26304, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 17, 2011 05:08 AM, I-95, Nc-130, Lat: 34.52645, Lon: -79.27125, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 1976 05:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 23, 1975 05:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rowland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Town Hall (Lat: 34.538500 Lon: -79.291444), Call Sign: KIT754, Licensee ID: L00544994
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2005, Expiration Date: 07/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2015Registrant: Rowland, Town Of, Town Hall, Rowland, NC 28383, Phone: (919) 422-3333
  • Town Hall Main St At Railroad St (Lat: 34.538500 Lon: -79.291444), Call Sign: WNDE874
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8200 MHzGrant Date: 05/19/1995, Expiration Date: 08/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2000Registrant: Rowland, Town Of, Town Hall, Rowland, NC 28383, Phone: (919) 422-3333
  • 206 W Main St (Lat: 34.538500 Lon: -79.291444), Call Sign: KMA734, Licensee ID: L00544994
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1800 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2002, Expiration Date: 09/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012Registrant: Rowland, Town Of, Rowland, NC 28383, Phone: (919) 422-3333
  • 57 Dogwood Church Rd (Lat: 34.523694 Lon: -79.246194), Call Sign: WQUE932
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2014, Expiration Date: 06/19/2024, Certifier: Dwight MitchellRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Wsts Transmitter (Lat: 34.492944 Lon: -79.213639), Structure height: 245 m, Call Sign: KPH240, Licensee ID: L01641598
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.010 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/1987, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019Registrant: Beasley Media Group, LLC, 3033 Riviera Drive Suite 200, Naples, FL 34103

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB4SNS, Licensee ID: L01197132, Grant Date: 09/29/2006, Expiration Date: 11/01/2016, Certifier: Henry A Freeman, Registrant: Henry A Freeman, Rowland, NC 28383
  • Call Sign: KN4YG, Licensee ID: L00253490, Grant Date: 12/21/2000, Expiration Date: 03/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2013, Registrant: Albert E Deese, 1787 Nc Hwy 710 S, Rowland, NC 28383-9557

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15GM , Serial Number: E2977, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Billy D Hunt, 7821 Nc Highway 710 S, Rowland, NC 28383
  • Aircraft: ADAMS JIM H QUICKIE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39JA , Serial Number: 32, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1983
    Registrant (Individual): James H Jr Adams, 645 Adams Rd, Rowland, NC 28383
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5491K , Serial Number: 17274156, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1980
    Registrant (Individual): James H Jr Adams, 645 Adams Rd, Rowland, NC 28383
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83976 , Serial Number: 7AC-2662, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1955
    Registrant (Individual): John H Jr Whittington, 401 E Jackson St, Rowland, NC 28383
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8493X , Serial Number: 17248993, Year manufactured: 1961
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Davis, 6249 Nc Highway 130 W, Rowland, NC 28383

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Businesses in Rowland, NC

  • Knights Inn: 1
  • Super 8: 1
  • Waffle House: 1

Rowland compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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