A Better Balance

Rowan County offers more than just an excellent location, a diverse range of growing businesses and technological advancement. Here, you’ll also find a better balance between your work and personal lives. We’re home to open spaces and a dynamic arts community, where life includes a historic cultural center and the flavorful charm of quaint local communities with convenient access to the energy and amenities of multiple major metro areas.

Among our communities, you will find a variety of housing from historic older, homes on tree-lined streets to brand new housing available in one of 5 new developments being planned containing 750 new homes. Outstanding healthcare is available from Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, Atrium Health and the Hefner VA Medical Center.

We place a high priority on education with four colleges and excellent public and private schools. There’s no shortage of places to shop, eat, dine and play. You’ll find more than 60 restaurants, breweries and wineries, parks, a symphony, art galleries, and more.
Our moderate climate is major draw for new businesses and residents. We enjoy four seasons, with temperatures averaging from 50-87 degrees. And, for more variety we have easy access to both the East Coast beaches and western Carolina mountains.
Rowan County is also a safe community, with an average crime rate that is lower than the U.S. average. Our protective service organizations are doing a commendable job in keeping the crime rates low, creating a secure environment for the residents and businesses of Rowan County.

Thank You To Our Funding Partners