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Cornelius, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $320,323 (it was $217,200 in 2000)
Cornelius:

$320,323
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $204,303 - $498,942

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $464,381
Here:

$464,381
State:

$248,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $236,578
Here:

$236,578
State:

$203,169

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,447
Here:

$128,447
State:

$154,617

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,943
Here:

$210,943
State:

$203,483

Mobile homes: $180,175
Here:

$180,175
State:

$69,094

Cornelius,NC index of house prices

Total population: 27,481 (Urban population: 11,478, Rural population: 238 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 13,527 (12,444 occupied: 8,603 owner occupied, 3,833 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

31%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,600 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $729,117.

Median contract rent in 2017: $820 (lower quartile is $678, upper quartile is $1,003)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,647


Median gross rent in Cornelius, NC in 2017: $920

Housing units in Cornelius with a mortgage: 6,396 (71 second mortgage, 1,110 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,198

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $106,127

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,137

Median monthly housing costs: $1,330


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Cornelius, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 2001

Median year apartment built: 1997

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,205
  • In family households: 23,839 (4,343 male householders, 3,696 female householders)
    6,260 spouses, 8,026 children (7,466 natural, 159 adopted, 402 stepchildren), 390 grandchildren, 128 brothers or sisters, 286 parents, 262 other relatives, 420 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,391 (2,096 male householders (1,619 living alone)), 2,297 female householders (2,023 living alone)), 1,019 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7

Size of family households: 4,420 2-persons, 1,936 3-persons, 907 4-persons, 573 5-persons, 182 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,643 1-person, 700 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 35 4-persons.

4,207 married couples with children.
1,761 single-parent households (322 men, 1,439 women).

92.0% of residents of Cornelius speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,195 (7.5%)
(50.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • 88no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 1,1832 bedrooms
  • 3,9513 bedrooms
  • 2,4694 bedrooms
  • 9015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • 48no bedroom
  • 6161 bedroom
  • 1,4752 bedrooms
  • 1,3313 bedrooms
  • 3084 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cornelius in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cornelius in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 87no vehicle
  • 2,6061 vehicle
  • 4,1332 vehicles
  • 1,4993 vehicles
  • 1564 vehicles
  • 1115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cornelius in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cornelius in renter-occupied apartments
  • 60no vehicle
  • 1,8031 vehicle
  • 1,5172 vehicles
  • 3103 vehicles
  • 2214 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • 831 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2563 rooms
  • 5534 rooms
  • 1,3295 rooms
  • 1,4866 rooms
  • 1,4117 rooms
  • 1,0978 rooms
  • 2,3909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • 471 room
  • 1262 rooms
  • 4983 rooms
  • 1,0034 rooms
  • 8655 rooms
  • 5206 rooms
  • 3757 rooms
  • 2258 rooms
  • 769+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Cornelius, NC
  • Cornelius, NC household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Cornelius, NC in 2017
  • 517Less than $10,000
  • 639$10,000 to $19,999
  • 674$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,020$30,000 to $39,999
  • 779$40,000 to $49,999
  • 751$50,000 to $59,999
  • 981$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,659$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,511$100,000 to $124,999
  • 924$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,517$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,708$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Cornelius, NC

  • Distribution of house value in Cornelius, NC in 2017
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 91$70,000 to $79,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 273$100,000 to $124,999
  • 536$125,000 to $149,999
  • 695$150,000 to $174,999
  • 404$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,204$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,248$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,571$300,000 to $399,999
  • 835$400,000 to $499,999
  • 766$500,000 to $749,999
  • 492$750,000 to $999,999
  • 455$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 281$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 139$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Cornelius, NC

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cornelius, NC in 2017
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 42$300 to $349
  • 15$350 to $399
  • 22$400 to $449
  • 8$450 to $499
  • 19$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 9$600 to $649
  • 104$650 to $699
  • 69$700 to $749
  • 199$750 to $799
  • 522$800 to $899
  • 283$900 to $999
  • 1,455$1,000 to $1,249
  • 521$1,250 to $1,499
  • 701$1,500 to $1,999
  • 86$2,000 to $2,499
  • 25$3,000 to $3,499
  • 107No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.2%
Number of people working at home: 2,212 (14.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 99
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,254
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,967
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,655
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,643
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 871
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,881
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 856
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 453
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,628
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 863
  • 90 or more minutes: 347
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cornelius

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,571 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 878 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0%)
  • Taxi: 87 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 280 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,212 (19%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 6.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • 4812010 or later
  • 5432000 to 2009
  • 4771990 to 1999
  • 681980 to 1989
  • 931970 to 1979
  • 96Before 1970
Ancestries in Cornelius, NC

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 2,023 (14.8%)
  • German: 1,373 (10.0%)
  • English: 1,137 (8.3%)
  • Italian: 695 (5.1%)
  • Irish: 609 (4.4%)
  • Scottish: 562 (4.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 541 (4.0%)
  • European: 276 (2.0%)
  • Polish: 197 (1.4%)
  • French: 190 (1.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 134 (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 127 (0.9%)
  • Eastern European: 126 (0.9%)
  • Danish: 115 (0.8%)
  • British: 113 (0.8%)
  • Russian: 94 (0.7%)
  • Iranian: 94 (0.7%)
  • Lebanese: 90 (0.7%)
  • Finnish: 76 (0.6%)
  • Australian: 75 (0.5%)
  • Ethiopian: 61 (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 59 (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 55 (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 54 (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 44 (0.3%)
  • African: 43 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 40 (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 39 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 38 (0.3%)
  • Greek: 35 (0.3%)
  • Czech: 34 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 26 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 26 (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 23 (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 21 (0.2%)
  • Iraqi: 20 (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 18 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 16 (0.1%)
  • Haitian: 16 (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 15 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 13 (0.09%)
  • Turkish: 13 (0.09%)
  • German Russian: 12 (0.09%)
  • Ghanaian: 11 (0.08%)
  • Latvian: 9 (0.07%)
  • Belgian: 6 (0.04%)
  • Cajun: 6 (0.04%)

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

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Cornelius:

12.2% (259)
North Carolina:

1.1% (8,876)

India
Cornelius:

7.4% (157)
North Carolina:

7.6% (60,149)

Guatemala
Cornelius:

6.2% (131)
North Carolina:

2.5% (20,088)

Colombia
Cornelius:

5.8% (124)
North Carolina:

1.9% (15,152)

Other Northern Europe
Cornelius:

5.1% (108)
North Carolina:

0.1% (553)

Canada
Cornelius:

5.0% (106)
North Carolina:

2.4% (18,713)

England
Cornelius:

4.1% (88)
North Carolina:

1.1% (8,621)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Cornelius:

4.1% (87)
North Carolina:

3.3% (25,693)

Mexico
Cornelius:

3.8% (80)
North Carolina:

30.6% (240,951)

Russia
Cornelius:

3.1% (67)
North Carolina:

0.8% (6,496)

Poland
Cornelius:

2.9% (62)
North Carolina:

0.5% (3,617)

Germany
Cornelius:

2.8% (59)
North Carolina:

2.1% (16,303)

Iran
Cornelius:

2.4% (51)
North Carolina:

0.5% (3,590)

Philippines
Cornelius:

2.1% (45)
North Carolina:

2.2% (17,448)

Other Western Europe
Cornelius:

2.0% (43)
North Carolina:

0.0% (93)

Other Eastern Africa
Cornelius:

2.0% (42)
North Carolina:

0.5% (3,769)

Japan
Cornelius:

1.9% (40)
North Carolina:

0.7% (5,736)

Honduras
Cornelius:

1.8% (39)
North Carolina:

4.0% (31,846)

Cambodia
Cornelius:

1.8% (38)
North Carolina:

0.3% (2,336)

Venezuela
Cornelius:

1.6% (34)
North Carolina:

0.6% (5,039)

El Salvador
Cornelius:

1.5% (32)
North Carolina:

3.8% (30,227)

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

  • This state: 10,177
  • Other state: 16,226
  • Northeast: 5,454
  • Midwest: 3,903
  • South: 5,418
  • West: 1,405

86.5% of Cornelius residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50.6% lived in North Carolina.


Cornelius:

86.5%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 56
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 61
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,463
  • Less than 1 year of college: 354
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,203
  • Associate degree: 1,072
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,006
  • Master's degree: 1,248
  • Professional school degree: 390
  • Doctorate degree: 183
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 74
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 148
  • 7th and 8th grade: 20
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 112
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 48
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,766
  • Less than 1 year of college: 401
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,531
  • Associate degree: 1,460
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,880
  • Master's degree: 1,522
  • Professional school degree: 251
  • Doctorate degree: 186
Educational Attainment for Females
Cornelius marital status for males
Cornelius marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,144
  • One, attached: 2,131
  • Two: 55
  • 3 or 4: 324
  • 5 to 9: 609
  • 10 to 19: 1,433
  • 20 to 49: 526
  • 50 or more: 334
  • Mobile homes: 56

Median worth of mobile homes: $119,781

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Cornelius
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cornelius, NC
  • 73.3%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cornelius, NC
  • 67.0%Electricity
  • 31.3%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 311
Here:

10.6%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 229
Here:

13.4%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

8.7%
North Carolina:

17.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability