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Population in 2012: 26,243 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +119.3%
Males: 12,877  (49.1%)
Females: 13,366  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  37.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28031, 28036.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,157 (it was $71,259 in 2000)
Cornelius:

$82,157
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $47,858

Cornelius town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $246,769 (it was $217,200 in 2000)
Cornelius:

$246,769
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $379,296; Detached houses: $432,575; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,641; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,747; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,372; Mobile homes: $303,438

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,013.

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  • White alone - 20,788 (83.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,723 (6.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,191 (4.8%)
  • Asian alone - 867 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 229 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cornelius: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (17.3%), English (12.8%), Irish (9.6%), United States (5.9%), Scottish (3.2%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/04/1905

Elevation: 831 feet

Land area: 8.46 square miles.

Population density: 3,104 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Cornelius:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cornelius town:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

2,045 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This town:  8.2%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cornelius, North Carolina as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cornelius to the number of sex offenders is 13,122 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,473 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,491 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (16.8 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (19.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (442.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Davidson, NC (1.7 miles ), Huntersville, NC (2.2 miles ), Westport, NC (2.4 miles ), Lowesville, NC (2.8 miles ), Mooresville, NC (2.9 miles ), Denver, NC (3.0 miles ), Lake Norman of Catawba, NC (3.1 miles ), Sherrills Ford, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.48 N, Longitude: 80.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,083 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,758 (21.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 704

Cornelius household income distribution Cornelius home values distribution

Property values in Cornelius, NC


 

Crime rates in Cornelius by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0423
per 100,000 0.032.314.117.5
Robberies 41398
per 100,000 32.9105.163.246.8
Assaults 6211918
per 100,000 49.3169.7133.5105.3
Burglaries 69478754
per 100,000 566.8379.9611.3315.9
Thefts 95111106113
per 100,000 780.4897.2744.9661.0
Auto thefts 11215
per 100,000 8.28.114.187.7
Arson 1021
per 100,000 8.20.014.15.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.1) 95.2161.0136.2109.2

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Crime rate in Cornelius detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 68 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Cornelius, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Average climate in Cornelius, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Cornelius-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Cornelius town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 33.2 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cornelius-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from Cornelius center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 3.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from Cornelius center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mecklenburg County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Kevin Conway (racing driver) - Racing driver, Kevin Conway - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Apr 15, 1978), Scot Walters - NASCAR driver, Andrea Stinson - WNBA player (Detroit Shock, born: Nov 25, 1967).


Hospitals/medical centers near Cornelius:

  • NOVANT HEALTH HUNTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 6 miles away; HUNTERSVILLE, NC)
  • INDEPENDENT NEPHROLOGY SERVICES HUNTERSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HUNTERSVILLE, NC)
  • HUNTERSVILLE OAKS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HUNTERSVILLE, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Cornelius, NC

Amtrak stations near Cornelius:

  • 15 miles: KANNAPOLIS (306 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Nuclear power plants:

  • McGuire 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Duke Power Co.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Duke Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1129 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 08/1981. Commercial start: 12/1981..
  • McGuire 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Duke Power Co.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Duke Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1129 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 05/1983. Commercial start: 03/1984..

Local government website: www.cornelius.org/00080714135929

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cornelius:

  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 9 miles; Mooresville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,200)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 15 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 18,379)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 18 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,428)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 19 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • Gaston College (about 22 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 27 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 2,691)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 28 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 2,135)

Public high school in Cornelius:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cornelius:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cornelius:

  • GRACE COVENANT ACADEMY (Students: 139; Location: 17301 STATESVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • PHOENIX MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 107; Location: 17609 OLD STATESVILLE RD; Grades: UG - UG)
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Notable locations in Cornelius: Vineyard Point Marina (A), Kings Point Marina (B), Holiday Harbor (C), Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County - Cornelius Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cornelius include: Torrence Chapel (A), Bethel Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bethel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cornelius: Ramsey Creek County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: CFL Sportswear Trading Inc (Historical Places & Services; 8209 Village Harbor Drive), C J'S Paintball (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1600 Matthews Mint Hill R).

Hotels: Comfort Inn & Suites (19521 Liverpool Parkway), Holiday Inn Cornelius (19901 Holiday Lane PO Box 1278), Econo Lodge (20740 Torrence Chapel Road), Hampton Inn Charlotte/Cornelius (19501 Statesville Road), Best Western Lake Norman (19608 Liverpool Parkway), Best Western (19608 Liverpool Parkway), Econo Lodge Lake Norman (20740 Torrence Chapel Road), Comfort Inn & Suites-Lake Norman (19521 Liverpool Parkway).

 
Mecklenburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 SO2 Ozone  CO  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.850. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.850
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

28.3
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.1% for Black residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 18.8% for other race residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.1%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cornelius, NC

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Cornelius compared to North Carolina state average:

Cornelius, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Cornelius (2011 data):

  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Cornelius Office Branch at 8231 Magnolia Estates Dr, branch established on 2008/11/03. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Bank of Granite: Cornelius Office at 18225 West Catawba Avenue, branch established on 2000/06/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $753.5 mil, Deposits: $688.5 mil, headquarters in Granite Falls, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • First Community Bank: 20209 Hwy. 73 West Branch at 20209 Hwy. 73 West, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Cornelius Branch at 20400 W Catawba Ave, branch established on 1999/08/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: North Mecklenburg Branch at 19409 Jetton Rd, branch established on 2008/07/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Regions Bank: West Catawba Avenue Branch at 19430 West Catawba Avenue, branch established on 2002/03/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Cornelius Branch at 2310 Catawba Avenue, branch established on 1992/07/08. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Aquesta Bank: at 19510 Jetton Road, branch established on 2006/08/01. Info updated 2008/03/31: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $157.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company: Cornelius W. Catawba Branch at 19525 W. Catawba Avenue, branch established on 2000/10/12. Info updated 2009/05/19: Bank assets: $1,991.0 mil, Deposits: $1,738.1 mil, headquarters in Elkin, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cornelius, North Carolina:

  • Hampton Inn Lake Norman, 19501 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031 , Phone: (704) 892-9900, Fax: (704) 896-7488
  • Microtel Inn Cornelius-lake No, 20820 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031 , Phone: (704) 895-1828, Fax: (704) 895-1258
  • Days Inn Lake Norman, 19901 Holiday Ln, Cornelius, NC 28031 , Phone: (704) 892-9120, Fax: (704) 892-3854
  • Comfort Inn-lake Norman, 20740 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031 , Phone: (704) 892-3500, Fax: (704) 892-6473
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 19521 Liverpool Pkwy, Cornelius, NC 28031 , Phone: (704) 896-7622
  • Best Western Lake Norman, 19608 Liverpool Pkwy, Cornelius, NC 28031 , Phone: (704) 896-0660, Fax: (704) 896-8633
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cornelius, North Carolina

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cornelius travel time to work - commute


Cornelius mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (37%)

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Religion statistics for Cornelius town (based on Mecklenburg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.97%
Here48.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents22.5%17.8%14.0%12.5%3.6%
Congregations22.9%2.4%11.0%14.9%1.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishOther
Adherents3.4%2.8%2.6%2.5%18.3%
Congregations4.0%2.8%3.4%0.8%36.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 185
Mecklenburg County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 83
Mecklenburg County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 245
Mecklenburg County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 804
Here:

9.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

24.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.4%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$20,559$41,1180$0
Other Government Administration 16$44,721$33,5410$0
Judicial and Legal 1$10,040$120,4800$0
Police Protection - Officers 32$132,831$49,8125$6,173
Police - Other 10$26,555$31,8665$5,291
Streets and Highways 9$24,865$33,1530$0
Parks and Recreation 10$30,469$36,56315$13,386
Other and Unallocable 4$11,685$35,0552$2,070
Totals for Government 88$301,725$41,14427$26,920

Cornelius government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $1,633,000 ($62.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,031,000 ($39.29)
    Regular Highways: $441,000 ($16.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $29,000 ($1.11)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,576,000 ($98.16)
    Police Protection: $1,860,000 ($70.88)
    Central Staff Services: $1,502,000 ($57.23)
    Regular Highways: $1,091,000 ($41.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $879,000 ($33.49)
    General - Other: $661,000 ($25.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $457,000 ($17.41)
    Fire Protection: $450,000 ($17.15)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($1.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $445,000 ($16.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $686,000 ($26.14)
    Police Protection: $118,000 ($4.50)
    Central Staff: $105,000 ($4.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $71,000 ($2.71)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($1.83)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,659,000 ($101.32)

Cornelius government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $89,000 ($3.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $169,000 ($6.44)
    Housing & Community Development: $34,000 ($1.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,394,000 ($53.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $308,000 ($11.74)
    Interest Earnings: $200,000 ($7.62)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,023,000 ($115.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $676,000 ($25.76)
    All Other: $511,000 ($19.47)
    Highways: $435,000 ($16.58)
  • Tax - Property: $5,496,000 ($209.43)
    Motor Vehicle License: $580,000 ($22.10)
    NEC: $438,000 ($16.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $362,000 ($13.79)

Cornelius government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $958,000 ($36.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,525,000 ($439.16)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $375,000 ($14.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,900,000 ($110.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,955,000 ($303.13)
    Electric Utilities: $1,200,000 ($45.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $670,000 ($25.53)
    Electric Utilities: $133,000 ($5.07)

Cornelius government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,482,000 ($56.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $837,000 ($31.89)

10.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.44%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($300 average AGI)
Mecklenburg County:

0.15%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, NC  0.45% ($54,031 average AGI)
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.37% ($39,797)
from Gaston County, NC  0.28% ($33,752)


7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($611 average AGI)
Mecklenburg County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, NC  0.84% ($78,002 average AGI)
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.55% ($49,810)
to York County, SC  0.53% ($60,559)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cornelius:

  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WHIP (1350 AM; 1 kW; MOORESVILLE, NC; Owner: MOORESVILLE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WOGR (1540 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cornelius:

  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCHH (92.7 FM; HARRISBURG, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cornelius:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W66BT (Channel 66; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Cornelius fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cornelius)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lake Norman 1/4 Mi Nne Of Cowans Ford Dam (Lat: 35.438194 Lon: -80.956194), Call Sign: WNUD817
    Assigned Frequencies: 409.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2005, Expiration Date: 08/27/2015, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:
  • Lat: 35.468889 Lon: -80.912778, Call Sign: WQBF367
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.112 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 452.512 MHz, 452.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Dan Baughman
    Registrant: Diversified Electronics Inc, 3420-Z St Vardell Ln, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704) 527-0020, Fax: (704) 527-0023
  • Lat: 35.452611 Lon: -80.867694, Call Sign: WQBP621, Licensee ID: L00915940
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/2004, Expiration Date: 11/18/2014, Certifier: Paul Turbedsky
    Registrant: Grace Covenant Church
  • 18637-K Northline Dr (Lat: 35.458333 Lon: -80.853000), Call Sign: WQOD753, Licensee ID: L01651361
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2011, Expiration Date: 08/23/2021, Certifier: Stephen B Vickers
    Registrant: Bvs Systems Inc, 18637-K Northline Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031, Phone: (704) 896-9989, Fax: (704) 896-1935, Email:
  • Lat: 35.480139 Lon: -80.854528, Call Sign: WQON239
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.362 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 457.787 MHz, 457.337 MHz, 457.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2021, Certifier: Bob Morgan
    Registrant: Two Way Radio Of Carolina, Inc., 2016 West Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC 28208, Phone: (704) 372-3444, Fax: (704) 372-7059, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CAR0625, 20401 Zion St Near Cornelius (Lat: 35.486667 Lon: -80.855833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WQHF503
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 07/17/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2009, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1667 K Street Nw, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • NC-CLT279A, 20401 Zion Street (Lat: 35.486667 Lon: -80.855556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.7 m, Call Sign: WQKY698
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2009, Expiration Date: 10/28/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • PENINSULA, 19328 Lake Norman Cove Drive (Lat: 35.475778 Lon: -80.894861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQMK273, Licensee ID: L00897274
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 08/31/2020, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • SITE 8, 20401 Zion St (Lat: 35.486694 Lon: -80.855500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQPE274, Licensee ID: L00017504
    Assigned Frequencies: 11215.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2012, Expiration Date: 04/19/2022, Certifier: Paul Wilkerson
    Registrant: City Of Charlotte, 527 Spratt St, Charlotte, NC 28206, Phone: (704) 432-0810, Fax: (704) 336-5174, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 17939 Kings Point Dr (Lat: 35.457917 Lon: -80.894250), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WAB935
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.700 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/1998, Expiration Date: 09/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2003
    Registrant: Kings Point Marina Inc, 17939 Kings Point Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031
  • 18441 Nantz Rd. (Lat: 35.464389 Lon: -80.901056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3.6 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQFM740
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2006, Expiration Date: 08/18/2016, Certifier: Stephen C Norman
    Registrant: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management, 228 East Ninth Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, Phone: (704) 336-2412, Fax: (704) 336-4204

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cornelius)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cornelius)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

54 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$177,240111$251,920434$244,1629$202,96354$197,486
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$247,8207$357,93638$226,4301$171,7204$165,005
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$186,63616$351,467115$251,8106$117,65215$191,823
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$153,52816$290,15680$251,3192$284,95011$225,586
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$191,5102$356,24525$259,6581$153,2002$176,250
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0062.03 , 0062.04, 0062.05, 0064.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$216,49915$200,6001$111,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$261,5108$185,3040$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$225,1820$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$211,7000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$114,7001$156,6200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0062.03 , 0062.04, 0062.05, 0064.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Cornelius


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cornelius, NC

Most common first names in Cornelius, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4775.6 years
John3976.3 years
William3673.2 years
Mary3577.5 years
Robert2271.4 years
Ruth1677.5 years
Margaret1580.3 years
Thomas1575.5 years
Richard1370.8 years
Doris1277.1 years
Most common last names in Cornelius, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2878.1 years
Sherrill2177.9 years
Caldwell1881.3 years
Washam1882.7 years
Davis1871.5 years
Torrence1777.3 years
Mayhew1777.7 years
Smith1578.1 years
Bailey1378.7 years
Howard1274.7 years
Businesses in Cornelius, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Microtel1
Clarion1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid2
Days Inn1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx6U-Haul3
Goodwill1UPS10
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Cornelius, NC


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  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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