Rowland Heights

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Rowland Heights is a relatively affluent unincorporated area and census designated place of 13.1 square miles, located in and below the Puente Hills in the San Gabriel Valley, in Los Angeles County, California and borders Orange County in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Rowland Heights is dependent upon representation from the County of Los Angeles (County Board of Supervisors). Rowland Heights is the largest census designated place in Los Angeles County by area and the county's fourth largest CDP by population. Rowland Heights sits in the 39th Congressional District, which is considered to be a Republican stronghold due to the large number of business owners and other high-net-worth individuals.

Spering's Best Places ranks Rowland Heights, Los Angeles County, California at #2 in "Most Comfortable Summer Cities." Rowland Heights has an average household income at one of the top-earning percentiles in the country at $99,354, while the median household income is $83,606; compared to Los Angeles, where the average household income is $81,225, and the median household income is $56,993. Rowland Heights is primarily residential with several shopping centers and restaurants.

A number of corporations, particularly in the technology and import/export businesses, are located in neighboring City of Industry. Many business owners and employees, therefore, reside in Rowland Heights as well as Hacienda Heights, and Walnut due to the close vicinity.


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2 Rowland Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
N/A Farjardo - La Seda Preschool Preschool - Preschool Public
4 Killian Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
4 Shelyn Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
2 Jellick Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
2 Iq Academy California Los Angeles Kindergarten - 12th Grade Public
5 Blandford Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
N/A Rowland Unified Community Day School 7th Grade - 12th Grade Public
4 Alvarado Intermediate School 7th Grade - 8th Grade Public
4 John A. Rowland High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Calvary 1St Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Oxford School 6th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Fairway Education Center Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Southlands Christian Schools Preschool - 12th Grade Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.