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Rockwell is a town in Rowan County, in the Salisbury metro area.

The latitude of Rockwell is 35.551N. The longitude is -80.406W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,973.


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Median household income
Local
$41,488
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rockwell demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Millville
· Rockville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.

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32% of Rockwell residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockwell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockwell was $19,687, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Rockwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rockwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $415.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $917.


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Libraries in Rockwell include East Branch Library ... View libraries

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Rowan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockwell political report.

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The average commute time for Rockwell workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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