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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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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.
13% of Rockwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rockwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $415. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $917.
Libraries in Rockwell include East Branch Library ... View libraries
Rowan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockwell political report.
The average commute time for Rockwell workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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