Faith, NC

Faith, situated in Rowan County, is a small town made up of 1 square mile.

2018 Best Guide to Faith, NC

August 3, 2018

Faith is home to the historic Shuping's Mill Complex.


The median resident age in Faith is 41 years. The median estimated household income is about $47,000 making it about $1,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $24,000. The average price for a home in Faith is about $155,000 (2015) which is $5,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $750 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Faith is 95% White, 2% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 2% other. 90% of the population are high school graduates, with 22% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 53% are married, 8% are divorced, 2% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 28% that have never been married.

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Rowan County

Faith belongs to Rowan County in the Piedmont (center) part of North Carolina. The County, named after Matthew Rowan, is a part of the Charlotte Metropolitan Area, has a population of 138,500. The County's largest city and seat, Salisbury, has a population of 33,700.

Rowan County borders Cabarrus, Davidson, Davie, Iredell, and Stanly counties.

Rowan County is made up of 524 square miles. 511 of which is land with the remaining 13 as water.


The population of Faith, NC is about 800. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.


The elevation of Faith, NC is 896 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Faith, NC is 28041.

Area Code

The area code for Faith, NC is 704.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Faith and Rowan County have voted mostly Republican, with 63% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 54% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 34% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.


The unemployment rate for Faith is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%.

Production, repair occupations, sales, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

Rowan Press Press and The Salisbury Post are the primary newspapers that cover the Rowan County area.