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Cornelius, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $367,780 (it was $217,200 in 2000)
Cornelius:

$367,780
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $268,667 - $573,417

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $495,302
Here:

$495,302
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $275,274
Here:

$275,274
State:

$217,635

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $162,291
Here:

$162,291
State:

$181,079

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,431
Here:

$198,431
State:

$231,999

Mobile homes: $197,642
Here:

$197,642
State:

$77,551

Cornelius,NC index of house prices

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

Houses: 14,077 (12,762 occupied: 8,683 owner occupied, 4,052 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,665 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $900,652.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,204 (lower quartile is $983, upper quartile is $1,453)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,625


Median gross rent in Cornelius, NC in 2019: $1,266

Housing units in Cornelius with a mortgage: 6,211 (48 second mortgage, 1,038 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,485

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $119,730

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $87,506

Median monthly housing costs: $1,401


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Cornelius, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 2002

Median year apartment built: 1999

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,232
  • Male householders: 6,179 (1,429 living alone), Female householders: 6,583 (2,434 living alone)
  • 6,194 spouses (6,090 opposite-sex spouses), 876 unmarried partners, (824 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,608 children (8,083 natural, 343 adopted, 185 stepchildren), 241 grandchildren, 209 brothers or sisters, 213 parents, 0 foster children, 289 other relatives, 788 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 7

Size of family households: 4,165 2-persons, 1,814 3-persons, 1,290 4-persons, 467 5-persons, 211 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,875 1-person, 864 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

4,616 married couples with children.
1,708 single-parent households (369 men, 1,339 women).

90.4% of residents of Cornelius speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,934 (9.7%)
(45.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

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
  • 70no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 1,1622 bedrooms
  • 3,7813 bedrooms
  • 2,5494 bedrooms
  • 1,0805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • 51no bedroom
  • 7501 bedroom
  • 2,0312 bedrooms
  • 9013 bedrooms
  • 2774 bedrooms
  • 345+ 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
  • 92no vehicle
  • 2,4561 vehicle
  • 4,1802 vehicles
  • 1,4973 vehicles
  • 3094 vehicles
  • 1345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cornelius in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cornelius in renter-occupied apartments
  • 159no vehicle
  • 1,9661 vehicle
  • 1,5972 vehicles
  • 1973 vehicles
  • 1004 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
  • 731 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2053 rooms
  • 4654 rooms
  • 9885 rooms
  • 1,4716 rooms
  • 1,3687 rooms
  • 1,3578 rooms
  • 2,7129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina
  • 441 room
  • 2072 rooms
  • 6833 rooms
  • 1,0794 rooms
  • 9145 rooms
  • 4056 rooms
  • 4127 rooms
  • 1768 rooms
  • 749+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 2019
  • 597Less than $10,000
  • 639$10,000 to $19,999
  • 589$20,000 to $29,999
  • 758$30,000 to $39,999
  • 663$40,000 to $49,999
  • 766$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,194$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,556$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,474$100,000 to $124,999
  • 992$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,282$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,337$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Cornelius, NC

  • Distribution of house value in Cornelius, NC in 2019
  • 44Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 44$90,000 to $99,999
  • 104$100,000 to $124,999
  • 275$125,000 to $149,999
  • 399$150,000 to $174,999
  • 468$175,000 to $199,999
  • 961$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,484$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,179$300,000 to $399,999
  • 771$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,147$500,000 to $749,999
  • 681$750,000 to $999,999
  • 327$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 345$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 180$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Cornelius, NC

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cornelius, NC in 2019
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 16$200 to $249
  • 61$250 to $299
  • 62$300 to $349
  • 25$400 to $449
  • 39$450 to $499
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 16$600 to $649
  • 47$650 to $699
  • 89$700 to $749
  • 118$750 to $799
  • 302$800 to $899
  • 417$900 to $999
  • 1,384$1,000 to $1,249
  • 880$1,250 to $1,499
  • 590$1,500 to $1,999
  • 93$2,000 to $2,499
  • 57$2,500 to $2,999
  • 84No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.9%
Number of people working at home: 2,466 (15.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 174
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,278
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,344
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,420
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,455
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 998
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,612
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 771
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 548
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,296
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,570
  • 90 or more minutes: 320
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cornelius

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,247 (73.6%)
  • Carpooled: 705 (5.6%)
  • Taxi: 72 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 81 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 315 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 2,466 (19.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 27.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.9%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 14.7%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
  • 1,0412010 or later
  • 7292000 to 2009
  • 5391990 to 1999
  • 681980 to 1989
  • 931970 to 1979
  • 96Before 1970
Ancestries in Cornelius, NC

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 1,946 (12.5%)
  • English: 1,248 (8.0%)
  • German: 1,089 (7.0%)
  • Irish: 918 (5.9%)
  • European: 802 (5.2%)
  • Italian: 755 (4.9%)
  • Scottish: 677 (4.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 386 (2.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 270 (1.7%)
  • Ethiopian: 211 (1.4%)
  • Polish: 205 (1.3%)
  • British: 175 (1.1%)
  • French: 138 (0.9%)
  • Eastern European: 117 (0.8%)
  • Russian: 116 (0.7%)
  • Lebanese: 110 (0.7%)
  • Iranian: 90 (0.6%)
  • African: 85 (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 79 (0.5%)
  • Danish: 78 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 66 (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 61 (0.4%)
  • Australian: 58 (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 44 (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 40 (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 39 (0.3%)
  • Greek: 38 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 38 (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 35 (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 32 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 29 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 27 (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 27 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 27 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 26 (0.2%)
  • Iraqi: 22 (0.1%)
  • Israeli: 19 (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 19 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 17 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 14 (0.09%)
  • Cajun: 13 (0.08%)
  • Portuguese: 13 (0.08%)
  • Brazilian: 12 (0.08%)
  • German Russian: 11 (0.07%)
  • Finnish: 11 (0.07%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 8 (0.05%)
  • Serbian: 8 (0.05%)
  • Belgian: 7 (0.05%)

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

Mexico
Cornelius:

11.2% (333)
North Carolina:

27.7% (228,052)

India
Cornelius:

7.5% (222)
North Carolina:

8.6% (70,450)

Spain
Cornelius:

6.8% (203)
North Carolina:

0.2% (2,044)

Canada
Cornelius:

5.3% (157)
North Carolina:

2.3% (19,128)

Guatemala
Cornelius:

5.1% (151)
North Carolina:

2.5% (20,938)

Colombia
Cornelius:

5.1% (151)
North Carolina:

1.8% (15,187)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Cornelius:

4.8% (143)
North Carolina:

1.2% (9,771)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Cornelius:

3.5% (103)
North Carolina:

3.4% (27,767)

Ethiopia
Cornelius:

3.0% (89)
North Carolina:

0.5% (3,984)

France
Cornelius:

2.7% (81)
North Carolina:

0.4% (3,233)

Russia
Cornelius:

2.6% (78)
North Carolina:

0.9% (7,108)

Other Eastern Europe
Cornelius:

2.6% (78)
North Carolina:

0.2% (1,447)

Venezuela
Cornelius:

2.4% (72)
North Carolina:

0.8% (6,428)

Ecuador
Cornelius:

2.4% (72)
North Carolina:

0.8% (6,206)

Iran
Cornelius:

2.3% (68)
North Carolina:

0.5% (4,414)

Philippines
Cornelius:

2.3% (68)
North Carolina:

2.2% (18,067)

Honduras
Cornelius:

2.0% (60)
North Carolina:

4.3% (35,753)

Germany
Cornelius:

1.8% (54)
North Carolina:

2.0% (16,617)

England
Cornelius:

1.8% (53)
North Carolina:

1.0% (8,633)

Poland
Cornelius:

1.8% (52)
North Carolina:

0.4% (3,658)

Panama
Cornelius:

1.5% (45)
North Carolina:

0.5% (3,706)

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

  • This state: 10,912
  • Other state: 15,811
  • Northeast: 5,192
  • Midwest: 3,869
  • South: 5,157
  • West: 1,574

85.5% of Cornelius residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45.8% lived in North Carolina.


Cornelius:

85.5%
State average:

84.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 35
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 108
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 136
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,093
  • Less than 1 year of college: 332
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,339
  • Associate degree: 1,180
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,727
  • Master's degree: 1,493
  • Professional school degree: 377
  • Doctorate degree: 174
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 137
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 48
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 75
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,696
  • Less than 1 year of college: 538
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,656
  • Associate degree: 1,610
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,997
  • Master's degree: 1,436
  • Professional school degree: 293
  • Doctorate degree: 166
Educational Attainment for Females
Cornelius marital status for males
Cornelius marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,174
  • One, attached: 1,510
  • Two: 195
  • 3 or 4: 259
  • 5 to 9: 706
  • 10 to 19: 1,694
  • 20 to 49: 705
  • 50 or more: 635
  • Mobile homes: 99

Median worth of mobile homes: $61,448

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 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
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 25.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cornelius, NC
  • 68.8%Electricity
  • 29.2%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 462
Here:

14.8%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 299
Here:

14.9%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 181
Here:

12.3%
North Carolina:

19.1%
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