Kannapolis, North Carolina

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Population in 2012: 43,782 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.6%
 
Males: 21,124  (48.2%)
Females: 22,658  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28083.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,427 (it was $35,532 in 2000)
Kannapolis:

$41,427
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,777 (it was $17,539 in 2000)

Kannapolis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,849 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Kannapolis:

$125,849
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $133,446; Detached houses: $141,364; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,932; In 2-unit structures: $180,975; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,736; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,215; Mobile homes: $49,345

Median gross rent in 2012: $745.

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Kannapolis races chart
  • White alone - 27,844 (65.0%)
  • Black alone - 8,439 (19.7%)
  • Hispanic - 5,368 (12.5%)
  • Asian alone - 534 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 463 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 154 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 43 (0.1%)

Races in Kannapolis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kannapolis: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.6%), United States (10.4%), Irish (8.6%), English (7.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1984

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 29.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,467 people per square mile   (low).

Kannapolis,NC real estate house value index trend

Kannapolis, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kannapolis:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kannapolis city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

3,176 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.2%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 93 registered sex offenders living in Kannapolis, North Carolina as of January 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kannapolis to the number of sex offenders is 471 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,467 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,140 (1.0%)

Kannapolis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (6.1 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (22.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (432.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Enochville, NC (1.8 miles ), Landis, NC (2.0 miles ), China Grove, NC (2.4 miles ), Concord, NC (2.5 miles ), Township 6, Rimertown, NC (3.0 miles ), Faith, NC (3.3 miles ), Harrisburg, NC (3.4 miles ), Mount Pleasant, NC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 80.62 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of Looms

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,005 (-13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,480 (24.3%)

Area code: 704

Kannapolis household income distribution Kannapolis home values distribution

Property values in Kannapolis, NC


Crime rates in Kannapolis by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0120241450
per 100,000 0.02.75.20.05.210.02.59.511.60.0
Rapes 591538121310125
per 100,000 13.524.039.37.820.630.132.123.827.811.3
Robberies 31525247485457504840
per 100,000 83.4138.5136.3122.3123.8135.6140.6118.9111.290.7
Assaults 6749886876851051037050
per 100,000 180.3130.5230.7177.0195.9213.5258.9244.9162.2113.4
Burglaries 224265212267210292366391360310
per 100,000 602.7706.0555.7694.9541.4733.3902.5929.5834.0703.2
Thefts 530699704649550636604643709574
per 100,000 1426.01862.11845.31689.01418.01597.21489.41528.61642.51302.1
Auto thefts 61996370651091371339170
per 100,000 164.1263.7165.1182.2167.6273.7337.8316.2210.8158.8
Arson 91176713104108
per 100,000 24.229.318.315.618.032.624.79.523.218.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.5) 193.9249.6268.3220.1222.3278.6288.7288.6265.4182.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kannapolis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 101 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4,340 (+13.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Work and jobs in Kannapolis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kannapolis, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Kannapolis-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Kannapolis city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kannapolis-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 262.9 miles away from Kannapolis center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 189.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 137.8 miles away from Kannapolis center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kannapolis topographic map

Birthplace of: Dale Earnhardt - (1951-2001), NASCAR race car driver, George Clinton (musician) - Rock musician, George Clinton (funk musician), Skip Hollandsworth - Journalist, Kerry Earnhardt - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 8, 1969), Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 10, 1974), David Ragan - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 24, 1985), Aundrae Allison - College football player (East Carolina Pirates), Dixie Upright - Baseball player, Ethan Horton - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Kannapolis:

  • MICHIGAN STREET HOME (1006 MICHIGAN STREET)
  • DIALYSIS OF KANNAPOLIS (1607 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES/SALISB (297 EAST 22ND STREET)
  • BIG ELM RETIREMENT AND NURSING CENTERS (1285 WEST A STREET)
  • TRANSITIONAL HEALTH SERVICES OF KANNAPOLIS (1810 CONCORD LAKE RD)

Airports located in Kannapolis:

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Amtrak station:

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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Kannapolis:

  • 16 miles: McGuire 1 and 2 in Cornelius, NC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kannapolis:

  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 13 miles; Salisbury, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 15 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 16 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 23 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 23 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Stanly Community College (about 24 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 25 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)

Public high school in Kannapolis:

Private high schools in Kannapolis:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 95; Location: 904 CHIPOLA RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 8; Location: 415 WALTER ST; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kannapolis:

Private elementary/middle school in Kannapolis:

  • NORTH KANNAPOLIS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 312 LOCUST ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Strongest FM Raido Station 91.9 Family Life Radio Station

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Notable locations in Kannapolis: Camp Cabarrus (A), Kannapolis Golf Course (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cloverleaf Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kannapolis include: Lane Street Church (A), Mount Zion Church (B), Bethel Church (C), West A Street Church (D), Brookdale Church (E), Mills Chapel (F), Mount Calvary Church (G), Mount Olivet Church (H), Odell Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Carolina Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Concord (A), Kannapolis Lake (B), Seaford Pond (C), Lake Fisher (D), Barr Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Kannapolis: Baker Creek Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 850 Mountain Street) (1), Big Dan's (Amusement & Theme Parks; 518 South Cannon Boulevard) (2), Foxfire Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 225 Security Street) (3), Little Store (2600 North Cannon Boulevard) (4), Cabarrus County Convention & Visitor Bureau (3003 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard) (5), Kannapolis Charters & Tours (Tours & Charters; 625 South Main Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (3100 Cloverleaf Pkwy) (1), Best Western Kannapolis (2808 Lane Street) (2), Econo Lodge Kannapolis (3100 Cloverleaf Parkway) (3), Center Motel (1503 North Cannon Boulevard) (4), Holiday Inn Exp Stes Concord (2491 Wonder Drive) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Cabarrus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.4. This is about average.

City:

87.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.312. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.312
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.67
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.276. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kannapolis and their reported violations in the past:

ENOCHVILLE CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-14-2006 to SEP-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
MT MITCHELL UNITED METHODIST (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
UNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FIRST BAPTIST OF ENOCHVILLE (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-29-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-23-2013), St Case dropped (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TK MOBILE HOME & RV PARK (Serves ME, Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-27-2007), St Boil Water Order (NOV-27-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-27-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-29-2005 to DEC-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-10-2005 to NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-24-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-24-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-24-2012)
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
WATTS BP & GRILL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-18-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013)
SUNRISE FWB CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
EBENEZER LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-05-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kannapolis that have no violations reported:

  • THE LAKES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 30.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for American Indian residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.3%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Kannapolis in 2010:

  • 278 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Kannapolis in 2000:

  • 390 people in nursing homes
  • 59 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 59 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 37 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Kannapolis, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Kannapolis compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Kannapolis (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jackson Park Branch, Village Branch, Cannon Blvd Kannapolis. 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
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank: Kannapolis Branch at 2975 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard, branch established on 2004/08/17. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $570.2 mil, Deposits: $434.7 mil, headquarters in Granite Quarry, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Cannon Boulevard Branch 669 at 970 South Cannon Boulevard, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Kannapolis Main Branch at 606 South Main Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Northlite Branch at 2271 Spider Drive, branch established on 2004/06/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Bank: Kannapolis Branch at 421 South Main Street, branch established on 1986/03/10. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp

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

  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 3113 Cloverleaf Pkwy, Kannapolis, NC 28083 , Phone: (704) 782-2300
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott, 3033 Cloverleaf Pkwy, Kannapolis, NC 28083 , Phone: (704) 795-4888, Fax: (704) 784-4888
  • Home-Towne Suites Kannapolis, 3200 Cloverleaf Pkwy, Kannapolis, NC 28083 , Phone: (704) 788-2140, Fax: (704) 788-2145
  • Best Western Kannapolis Inn, 2808 Lane St, Kannapolis, NC 28083 , Phone: (704) 933-5080, Fax: (704) 933-5057
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2491 Wonder Dr, Kannapolis, NC 28083 , Phone: (704) 743-1080, Fax: (704) 743-1090
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kannapolis, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Kannapolis travel time to work - commute Kannapolis mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Kannapolis:

(Kannapolis, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Kannapolis city (based on Cabarrus County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.28%
Here: 52.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church
Adherents36.6%18.5%8.2%7.3%6.9%
Congregations28.3%14.6%9.8%7.8%1.0%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.1%2.4%1.7%11.3%
Congregations4.9%1.0%2.9%2.9%26.8%
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: 27
Cabarrus County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Cabarrus County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cabarrus County:

28.5%
North Carolina:

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

17.8%
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$28,592$57,1842$2,154
Other Government Administration 4$26,953$80,8591$1,160
Police Protection - Officers 76$308,209$48,6650$0
Police - Other 22$61,443$33,5141$1,096
Firefighters 54$178,657$39,7028$8,369
Fire - Other 1$5,059$60,7080$0
Streets and Highways 25$67,943$32,6130$0
Sewerage 22$59,738$32,5840$0
Parks and Recreation 8$23,933$35,90015$6,615
Water Supply 8$24,883$37,3250$0
Other and Unallocable 19$59,838$37,7924$3,899
Totals for Government 245$845,248$41,40031$23,293

Kannapolis government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,238,000 ($96.80)
    Sewerage: $1,544,000 ($35.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,028,000 ($23.48)
    Water Utilities: $662,000 ($15.12)
    General - Other: $615,000 ($14.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $185,000 ($4.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $146,000 ($3.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,160,000 ($140.70)
    Sewerage: $4,521,000 ($103.26)
    Central Staff Services: $2,987,000 ($68.22)
    Regular Highways: $2,959,000 ($67.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,933,000 ($66.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,483,000 ($56.71)
    Water Utilities: $1,938,000 ($44.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,126,000 ($25.72)
    Financial Administration: $616,000 ($14.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $389,000 ($8.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $236,000 ($5.39)
    Transit Utilities: $218,000 ($4.98)
    General - Other: $165,000 ($3.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $403,000 ($9.20)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $203,000 ($4.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $477,000 ($10.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $456,000 ($10.42)
    Police Protection: $250,000 ($5.71)
    Central Staff Services: $106,000 ($2.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($0.73)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($0.53)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($0.23)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,372,000 ($282.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,785,000 ($40.77)

Kannapolis government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,796,000 ($178.06)
    All Other: $76,000 ($1.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($1.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $492,000 ($11.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,954,000 ($113.15)
    All Other: $311,000 ($7.10)
    Highways: $8,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,161,000 ($26.52)
    Interest Earnings: $601,000 ($13.73)
    General Revenue, NEC: $391,000 ($8.93)
    Special Assessments: $284,000 ($6.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $126,000 ($2.88)
    Rents: $75,000 ($1.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,341,000 ($76.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,992,000 ($45.50)
    General Local Government Support: $1,195,000 ($27.29)
    All Other: $123,000 ($2.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($0.59)
  • Tax - Property: $11,287,000 ($257.80)
    NEC: $493,000 ($11.26)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $205,000 ($4.68)
    Motor Vehicle License: $165,000 ($3.77)
    Other Selective Sales: $17,000 ($0.39)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,000 ($0.09)

Kannapolis government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,839,000 ($1046.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,801,000 ($1000.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,622,000 ($82.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,584,000 ($36.18)

Kannapolis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $456,000 ($10.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,572,000 ($150.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,005,000 ($68.64)

10.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.31%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($144 average AGI)
Cabarrus County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.17%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  2.87% ($49,810 average AGI)
from Rowan County, NC  1.16% ($31,847)
from Stanly County, NC  0.34% ($32,438)


7.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($88 average AGI)
Cabarrus County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  2.07% ($39,797 average AGI)
to Rowan County, NC  1.21% ($31,854)
to Stanly County, NC  0.31% ($33,423)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kannapolis:

  • WRKB (1460 AM; 2 kW; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: FORD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRNA (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHINA GROVE, NC; Owner: SOUTH ROWAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WEGO (1410 AM; 1 kW; CONCORD, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kannapolis:

  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Kannapolis:

  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • 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.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kannapolis fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 48 meters (157ft)
Total average daily traffic: 77,510
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,125

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 6
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kannapolis, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED124$121,10487$161,146488$144,32316$60,9710$060$85,6615$202,942
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$106,8352$251,04543$128,6701$8,4800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$120,00811$155,315251$130,76318$42,3861$1,600,00020$90,8573$66,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$121,02411$175,232142$139,3311$24,8200$014$128,7181$102,570
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$118,7302$83,26547$177,7074$112,0900$04$75,2530$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Kannapolis, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$196,62518$136,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$180,8686$148,6501$81,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$91,4603$102,3070$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$70,0001$122,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$99,0000$01$99,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 15

Incident types - Kannapolis

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kannapolis, NC
Most common first names in Kannapolis, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James45971.1 years
Mary36076.8 years
William33874.3 years
John30774.3 years
Robert22169.9 years
Charles15769.1 years
Annie12280.3 years
George11873.0 years
Margaret11776.0 years
Ruth11179.5 years
Most common last names in Kannapolis, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20475.1 years
Brown10674.7 years
Overcash10577.4 years
Williams10472.1 years
Davis9574.0 years
Miller9373.5 years
Johnson9270.9 years
Jones7473.9 years
Cook7172.3 years
Beaver6575.5 years
Businesses in Kannapolis, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kohl's1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1Marriott1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Microtel1
CVS1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Nike3
Church's Chicken1OfficeMax1
Circle K1Pizza Hut3
Cricket Wireless2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sam's Club1
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1T-Mobile3
H&R Block3Taco Bell2
Hardee's3U-Haul2
Hobby Lobby1UPS5
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
IHOP1Walmart1
Jamba Juice1Wendy's2
KFC1YMCA2
Kincaid1
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