Cabarrus County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 184,498 (81% urban, 19% rural); it was 131,063 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 37,760
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,621
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 36,974
Renter-occupied apartments: 17,285 (it was 12,545 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 364 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 498 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cabarrus County: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.2%), Educational, health and social services (14.9%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Cabarrus County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (15.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 86,944  (36.3%)
Females: 91,067  (63.7%)
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Cabarrus County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Cabarrus County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,307 ($46,140 in 1999)

This county:

$54307
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $612 (lower quartile is $477, upper quartile is $780)
This county:

$612
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $168,400 (it was $108,900 in 2000)
Cabarrus:

$168,400
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,600 - $257,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $196,532
Here:

$196,532
State:

$219,576

Townhouses or other attached units: $167,357
Here:

$167,357
State:

$173,086

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $212,382
Here:

$212,382
State:

$149,371

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,374
Here:

$190,374
State:

$175,668

Mobile homes: $104,459
Here:

$104,459
State:

$64,697
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,342
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $358

Institutionalized population: 1,339

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Cabarrus County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
75.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
73.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
66.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.
35.0% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1452 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2001: 1749 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2002: 1904 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2003: 1851 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2004: 2112 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2005: 2613 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2006: 2701 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2007: 2152 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2008: 989 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2009: 538 buildings, average cost: $158,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,638 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,296 (1.0%)

Cabarrus County household income distribution in 2009 Cabarrus County home values distribution Cabarrus County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.1% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.2% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
Cabarrus County:

11.9%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.1% for Black residents, 29.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 16 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cabarrus County is $613 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $680 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $857 a month.

Cities in this county include: Concord, Kannapolis, Harrisburg, Midland, Township 6, Rimertown, Mount Pleasant.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cabarrus County: Camp Spencer (A), 601 Industrial Park (B), Faggart (C), Concord Business Park (D), Carrikers Store (E), Black & Phillips American Legion Midland Post 433 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cabarrus County include: Howell Church (A), Keller Church (B), Oak Grove Church (C), Mount Carmel Church (D), Glorieta Church (E), Kelly Church (F), Trinity Church (G), Bellefont Church (H), Bells Chapel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gold Hill Cemetery (1), Saint James Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Smiths Lake (A), Willis Lake (B), Collins Pond (C), Furr Lake (D), Jackson Training School Lake (E), Whitney Lake (F), Harris Lake (G), Willow View Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Plum Run (A), Far Branch (B), Emerson Branch (C), Dutch Buffalo Creek (D), Coddle Creek (E), Meadow Creek (F), Cold Water Creek (G), Clarke Creek (H), Caldwell Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Iredell County , Mecklenburg County , Rowan County , Stanly County , Union County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,028
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,120 (21% naturalized citizens)

Cabarrus County:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,589
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,633
  • 1985 to 1989: 818
  • 1980 to 1984: 297
  • 1975 to 1979: 258
  • 1970 to 1974: 153
  • 1970 to 1974: 145
  • 1965 to 1969: 227

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.1%

Cabarrus County marital status for males Cabarrus County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Cabarrus County with a mortgage: 21,668 (2,615 second mortgage, 3,942 home equity loan, 120 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,858

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cabarrus County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant57,730188
Mainline Protestant27,97869
Catholic8,4722
Black Protestant3,05819
Other1,3354
None83,485-
Cabarrus County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Cabarrus County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This 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.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 136
This county:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cabarrus County:

9.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Cabarrus County:

28.5%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Cabarrus County:

Average size of farms: 111 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,464
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $216.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,271
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,596
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.01
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.49%
Corn for grain: 3577 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3428 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6260 harvested acres
Vegetables: 51 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 68 acres

Tornado activity:

Cabarrus County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 4518333.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/10/1992, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cabarrus County-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 151.8 miles away from Cabarrus County 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 267.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 175.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from the county center
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 55.9 miles away from Cabarrus County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent 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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (63%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Panama (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cabarrus County (%):

  • United States or American (23%)
  • German (15%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Cabarrus County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 54,965 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 8,085 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 138 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Railroad: 21 (0%)
  • Taxi: 73 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 108 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 67 (0%)
  • Walked: 700 (1%)
  • Other means: 315 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,505 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 825 people in nursing homes
  • 345 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 311 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 194 people in state prisons
  • 146 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 63 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 59 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 47 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 41 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 37 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 660 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 344 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 196 people in state prisons
  • 83 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 49 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,063.

7.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Cabarrus County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

4.92% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($25,667 average AGI)
2.60% relocated from other states ($17,202 average AGI)
Cabarrus County:

2.60%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  2.24% ($46,571 average AGI)
from Rowan County, NC  1.00% ($27,444)
from Iredell County, NC  0.22% ($41,156)
from Stanly County, NC  0.20% ($33,063)
from Union County, NC  0.17% ($31,971)
from Wake County, NC  0.10% ($59,969)
from Gaston County, NC  0.10% ($35,300)


6.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
Cabarrus County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

4.37% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($22,800 average AGI)
2.44% relocated to other states ($15,758 average AGI)
Cabarrus County:

2.44%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  1.94% ($35,358 average AGI)
to Rowan County, NC  0.89% ($28,311)
to Stanly County, NC  0.23% ($34,896)
to Iredell County, NC  0.16% ($44,531)
to Union County, NC  0.15% ($52,356)
to Wake County, NC  0.12% ($32,130)
to Gaston County, NC  0.11% ($32,015)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Cabarrus County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Cabarrus County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Cabarrus County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 20,509 (17,179 aged, 3,330 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12779.96
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 244.290
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49181.92

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1626.690
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 855.280
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.32

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24.99
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79.2

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.65
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 43.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 27.1
  • Other - 16.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 58.1
  • Poisoning - 23.0
  • Other - 25.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 176,531

Size of family households: 18,693 2-persons, 11,549 3-persons, 10,482 4-persons, 4,651 5-persons, 1,680 6-persons, 985 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,485 1-person, 2,600 2-persons, 359 3-persons, 122 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

23,780 married couples with children.
6,601 single-parent households (1,533 men, 5,068 women).

92.8% of residents of Cabarrus County speak English at home.
5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $606,243,000 ($4149 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $25,092,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $319,297,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $143,017,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,067,000
Federal grants: $112,135,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,796,000 ($658,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $25,931,000 ($9,131,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,082,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $139,448,000
Federal Government insurance: $51,129,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 11,591
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,190
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,230
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +11,749
Here:

+78 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Cabarrus County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 21.02 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,483
  • 2000 to 2004: 22,086
  • 1990 to 1999: 15,045
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,117
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,142
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,946
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,217
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,956
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,025
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 114
  • 3 rooms: 761
  • 4 rooms: 3,944
  • 5 rooms: 10,105
  • 6 rooms: 9,135
  • 7 rooms: 5,529
  • 8 rooms: 3,591
  • 9+ rooms: 3,780
  • 1 room: 228
  • 2 rooms: 621
  • 3 rooms: 1,771
  • 4 rooms: 4,806
  • 5 rooms: 3,005
  • 6 rooms: 1,328
  • 7 rooms: 474
  • 8 rooms: 166
  • 9+ rooms: 146
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 90
  • 1 bedroom: 520
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,690
  • 3 bedrooms: 20,736
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,975
  • 5+ bedrooms: 963
  • no bedroom: 266
  • 1 bedroom: 2,410
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,471
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,929
  • 4 bedrooms: 385
  • 5+ bedrooms: 84
Cars and other vehicles available in Cabarrus County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,216
  • 1 vehicle: 8,402
  • 2 vehicles: 17,215
  • 3 vehicles: 7,326
  • 4 vehicles: 2,052
  • 5+ vehicles: 763
  • no vehicle: 1,754
  • 1 vehicle: 5,493
  • 2 vehicles: 4,165
  • 3 vehicles: 810
  • 4 vehicles: 215
  • 5+ vehicles: 108

54% of Cabarrus County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in North Carolina.

Cabarrus County:

54.5%
State average:

54.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $118,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cabarrus County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (41.9%)
  • Electricity (40.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.9%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Electricity (53.4%)
  • Utility gas (31.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,214
Here:

7.6%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 399
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 951
Here:

21.4%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Cabarrus County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $8,752,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,841,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,968,000
    Police Protection: $867,000
    Health - Other: $210,000
    General - Other: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $191,349,000
    Health - Other: $130,814,000
    General - Other: $15,899,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,776,000
    Police Protection: $7,178,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,249,000
    Financial Administration: $3,261,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,568,000
    Libraries: $2,423,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,245,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,482,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,275,000
    Solid Waste Management: $912,000
    Housing and Community Development: $740,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $692,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $687,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,746,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $4,339,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $8,125,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,551,000
    Health - Other: $645,000
    Police Protection: $473,000
    Parks and Recreation: $381,000
    General - Other: $354,000
    Libraries: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $27,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $170,456,000

Cabarrus County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,754,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $6,196,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,868,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,756,000
    Parks and Recreation: $796,000
    Parking Facilities: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,520,000
    All Other: $1,461,000
    Education: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,723,000
    All Other: $50,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,846,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,940,000
    Rents: $515,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $146,792,000
    Health and Hospitals: $131,017,000
    Public Welfare: $15,123,000
    All Other: $2,079,000
    Housing and Community Development: $599,000
    General Local Government Support: $250,000
  • Tax - Property: $97,557,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $29,931,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,053,000
    NEC: $2,998,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,119,000

Cabarrus County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $218,765,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,356,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,828,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,410,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $328,000

Cabarrus County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $600,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,191,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,500,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Cabarrus County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Cabarrus County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full 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 ORIGINATED970$156,876818$190,0404,753$182,564112$94,7778$666,750281$127,01469$93,942
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$156,16351$164,216404$175,03521$52,3331$1,177,00019$137,68415$47,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED132$157,273141$153,5741,774$181,582107$45,6363$692,66795$120,61170$80,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN102$154,353112$206,6961,050$186,55031$100,1291$29,950,00055$129,76419$105,579
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS30$159,86718$169,389266$195,86115$151,4000$016$109,5634$100,250
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED162$224,747202$205,2285$139,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED58$215,75981$211,2226$137,0002$104,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$198,08338$251,2631$100,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$234,83313$187,3851$140,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$165,1436$208,3334$101,7500$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Cabarrus County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,08771.7 years
Mary92677.8 years
William78374.0 years
John77073.5 years
Robert58171.3 years
Charles39371.7 years
Margaret33076.8 years
George32974.0 years
Annie31181.1 years
Ruth29879.2 years
Most common last names in Cabarrus County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith51874.5 years
Williams27174.3 years
Miller26673.8 years
Furr23875.2 years
Brown22074.4 years
Bost21175.5 years
Johnson20571.7 years
Blackwelder20475.2 years
Davis17673.9 years
Cook17672.5 years
Businesses in Cabarrus County, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI4La-Z-Boy1
AT&T5Lane Bryant2
Academy Sports + Outdoors2LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts3Levi Strauss & Co.1
Aeropostale2Little Caesars Pizza4
American Eagle Outfitters3Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor2Lowe's3
Applebee's2Marriott4
Arby's4Marshalls1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone4Maurices2
Banana Republic1McDonald's9
Bath & Body Works2Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Microtel1
Blockbuster1Motherhood Maternity1
Brooks Brothers1New Balance1
Budget Car Rental1Nike17
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nissan1
Burger King4OfficeMax1
CVS7Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet2On The Border1
Chick-Fil-A5Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread1
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza1
Cinnabon 1Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske3
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel2Pier 1 Imports2
Cricket Wireless5Pizza Hut4
Curves1Quiznos2
Dairy Queen2RadioShack3
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid3
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday2
Discount Tire2Rue213
Domino's Pizza2Ryan's Grill1
DressBarn2SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn2SONIC Drive-In4
Dunkin Donuts5Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears2
Eddie Bauer1Skechers USA1
Express1Sleep Inn2
FedEx18Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line2Sprint Nextel5
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Foot Locker2Starbucks6
Ford1Steak 'n Shake2
Forever 211Subaru1
GNC4Suburban1
GameStop4T-Mobile8
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block7Taco Bell6
Hardee's5Target1
Hilton3The Limited1
Hobby Lobby1Tire Kingdom2
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us2
Honda1True Value1
Hot Topic2U-Haul11
Howard Johnson1UPS22
Hyundai1Vans2
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret2
Jack In The Box2Waffle House4
Jamba Juice1Walgreens5
Jones New York5Walmart3
Journeys2Wendy's2
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC3Wingate1
Kmart1YMCA2
Kohl's1

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