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Landis is a town in Rowan County, North Carolina, in the United States. At the 2000 census, its population was 2,996. The town is located just north of Kannapolis and south of China Grove.

Landis, North Carolina
Location of Landis, North Carolina
Location of Landis, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°32′47″N 80°36′38″W / 35.54639°N 80.61056°W / 35.54639; -80.61056Coordinates: 35°32′47″N 80°36′38″W / 35.54639°N 80.61056°W / 35.54639; -80.61056
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyRowan
Area
 • Total2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Land2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
899 ft (274 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,109
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
3,121
 • Density1,200/sq mi (490/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28088
Area code(s)704, 980
FIPS code37-36860[2]
GNIS feature ID1021095[3]
Websitewww.townoflandis.com

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1910437
1920972122.4%
19301,38842.8%
19401,65018.9%
19501,82710.7%
19601,763−3.5%
19702,29730.3%
19802,092−8.9%
19902,33311.5%
20002,99628.4%
20103,1093.8%
Est. 20163,121[1]0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

At the 2000 census,[2] there were 2,996 people, 1,205 households and 844 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,217.7 per square mile (470.2/km²). There were 1,293 housing units at an average density of 525.5 per square mile (202.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.02% White, 2.47% African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 2.54% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.31% of the population.

There were 1,205 households of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.97.

23.6% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median household income was $36,594 and the median family income was $43,214. Males had a median income of $27,556 and females $23,400. The per capita income was $16,642. About 6.6% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 January 2008.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved 4 June 2015.

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