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Rowland Heights is in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named for John Rowland, pioneer
The latitude of Rowland Heights is 33.976N. The longitude is -117.904W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 48,553.
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3% of Rowland Heights residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rowland Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rowland Heights was $19,315, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Rowland Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rowland Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $793. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,563.
Libraries in Rowland Heights include Rowland Heights Library ... View libraries
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rowland Heights political report.
The average commute time for Rowland Heights workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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