China Grove, North Carolina

China Grove is a city in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 3,563 at the 2010 census. The city is located just north of Landis and south of Salisbury.

China Grove, North Carolina
City
China Grove Roller Mill Museum
China Grove Roller Mill Museum
Location of China Grove, North Carolina
Location of China Grove, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°34′13″N 80°34′41″W / 35.57028°N 80.57806°W / 35.57028; -80.57806Coordinates: 35°34′13″N 80°34′41″W / 35.57028°N 80.57806°W / 35.57028; -80.57806
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyRowan
Area
 • Total3.61 sq mi (9.34 km2)
 • Land3.61 sq mi (9.34 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
846 ft (258 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,563
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
4,220
 • Density1,169.95/sq mi (451.67/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28023
Area code(s)704
FIPS code37-12480[3]
GNIS feature ID1019666[4]
Websitewww.chinagrovenc.gov

GeographyEdit

China Grove is located at 35°34′13″N 80°34′41″W / 35.57028°N 80.57806°W / 35.57028; -80.57806 (35.570289, -80.577934).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
188026
1890174569.2%
1900887409.8%
1910852−3.9%
19201,02720.5%
19301,25822.5%
19401,56724.6%
19501,491−4.9%
19601,5000.6%
19701,78819.2%
19802,08116.4%
19902,73231.3%
20003,61632.4%
20103,563−1.5%
2019 (est.)4,220[2]18.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

At the 2000 census there were 3,616 people in 1,388 households, including 999 families, in the city. The population density was 1,847.9 people per square mile (712.3/km²). There were 1,466 housing units at an average density of 749.2 per square mile (288.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.70% White, 6.97% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 5.39% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.43%.[3]

Of the 1,388 households 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 24.9% of households were one person and 11.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.05.

The age distribution was 25.6% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% 65 or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median household income was $36,580 and the median family income was $40,402. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $21,932 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,040. About 10.2% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.2% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Most students in the town are served by the Rowan-Salisbury School System and primarily go to South Rowan High School, located in the town.[7]

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "School Locations Map". Rowan-Salisbury School System. Archived from the original on December 13, 2012. Retrieved February 14, 2013.
  8. ^ "Wrestler Profiles: Jackie Fargo". Online World of Wrestling. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2011-09-06.
  9. ^ Rovi, Margaret Reges. "Curly Seckler Biography". CMT.com. AMG. Retrieved September 28, 2011.

External linksEdit