Landis, NC

Landis, situated in Rowan County, is a small town made up of 2.5 square miles.

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The town was chartered in 1900, and was incorporated a year later. The town is rumored to have been named in honor of Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis. 


The median resident age in Landis is 44 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 $23,000. The average price for a home in Landis is about $133,000 (2015) which is $27,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $850 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Landis is 88% White, 8% Hispanic, 1% Two or more races, and 3% other. 86% of the population are high school graduates, with 15% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 45% are married, 13% are divorced, 5% are separated, 17% are widowed, leaving 20% that have never been married.

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Rowan County

Landis 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 Landis, NC is about 3,100. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1910s.


The elevation of Landis, NC is 899 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Landis, NC is 28088.

Area Code

The area code for Landis, NC is 704 and 980.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Landis 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 44% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.


The unemployment rate for Landis is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Construction, manufacturing, and warehousing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

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


First Reformed Church

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