Public Safety

A Safe & Secure Environment

Rowan County is a safe place to live and raise a family.

According to data Provided by EMSI, a labor analytics firm owned by, Rowan County has a property crime rate of 20.67 incidents per 1,000 residents which is below the U.S. average of 24.22 per 1,000 people.

The violent crime rate is 2.93 incidents per 1,000 people which is below the national average of 3.75 incidents per 1,000 people.

And, according to, Salisbury is among the 25 Safest Cities in North Carolina.

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