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Rowan County, Kentucky

627 E Main St 2nd Fl
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: (606) 784-5212
Fax: (606) 784-2923

In northeastern KY, northeast of Lexington; organized Mar 15, 1856 from Fleming and Morgan counties. Name Origin: For John Rowan (1773-1843), judge of the KY Court of Appeals (1819-21) and U.S. senator (1825-31)

Area (sq mi):: 286.25 (land 280.82; water 5.43) Population per square mile: 79.10
Population 2005: 22,226 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 8.60% Population 2000: 22,094 (White 95.30%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.90%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 29.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,888; median household $28,055; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,227-$20,041
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.80% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Rowan County, North Carolina

130 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: (704) 636-0361
Fax: (704) 638-3092
www.co.rowan.nc.us

In west-central NC, southwest of Winston-Salem; organized Mar 27, 1753 (prior to statehood) from Anson County. Name Origin: For Matthew Rowan (?-1760), NC legislator, justice of the peace, and acting governor when the county was established

Area (sq mi):: 523.86 (land 511.31; water 12.55) Population per square mile: 264.20
Population 2005: 135,099 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 3.70%; 1990-2000 17.80% Population 2000: 130,340 (White 78.10%; Black or African American 15.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 0.80%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,071; median household $37,494; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,154-$25,326
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Salisbury County seat (26,519)

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