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Cornelius, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Cornelius,NC index of house prices

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

Houses: 13,454 (12,195 occupied: 8,130 owner occupied, 4,003 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

33%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,591 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $677,741.

Median contract rent in 2016: $820 (lower quartile is $678, upper quartile is $1,003)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,387


Median gross rent in Cornelius, NC in 2016: $920

Housing units in Cornelius with a mortgage: 5,925 (147 second mortgage, 1,095 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,230

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $111,730

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $68,635

Median monthly housing costs: $1,333


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Cornelius, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $297,345 (it was $217,200 in 2000)
Cornelius:

$297,345
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $189,546 - $515,401

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $436,873
Here:

$436,873
State:

$235,833

Townhouses or other attached units: $254,337
Here:

$254,337
State:

$191,052

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,073
Here:

$114,073
State:

$144,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,022
Here:

$197,022
State:

$188,356

Mobile homes: $278,515
Here:

$278,515
State:

$74,306
Median year house/condo built: 2000

Median year apartment built: 1998

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,593
  • In family households: 23,392 (4,376 male householders, 3,543 female householders)
    6,425 spouses, 8,009 children (7,493 natural, 152 adopted, 370 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 27 brothers or sisters, 362 parents, 225 other relatives, 307 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,230 (1,991 male householders (1,591 living alone)), 2,292 female householders (1,937 living alone)), 960 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6

Size of family households: 4,274 2-persons, 1,981 3-persons, 918 4-persons, 690 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,527 1-person, 723 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 38 4-persons.

4,820 married couples with children.
1,605 single-parent households (316 men, 1,289 women).

91.6% of residents of Cornelius speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 2,030 (7.1%)
(57.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cornelius, North Carolina:

  • 60no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 1,1672 bedrooms
  • 3,5903 bedrooms
  • 2,6294 bedrooms
  • 6415+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Cornelius population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina:

  • 9no bedroom
  • 6361 bedroom
  • 1,4602 bedrooms
  • 1,3953 bedrooms
  • 4284 bedrooms
  • 1015+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Cornelius population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Cornelius in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 97no vehicle
  • 2,1531 vehicle
  • 4,1462 vehicles
  • 1,5253 vehicles
  • 1114 vehicles
  • 845+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Cornelius population

Cars and other vehicles available in Cornelius in renter-occupied apartments

  • 77no vehicle
  • 1,8831 vehicle
  • 1,5752 vehicles
  • 4053 vehicles
  • 1824 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Cornelius population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cornelius, North Carolina:

  • 601 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2293 rooms
  • 5544 rooms
  • 1,0825 rooms
  • 1,4626 rooms
  • 1,3807 rooms
  • 1,0188 rooms
  • 2,3499+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Cornelius population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cornelius, North Carolina:

  • 91 room
  • 1472 rooms
  • 4943 rooms
  • 9024 rooms
  • 8905 rooms
  • 5536 rooms
  • 4797 rooms
  • 3238 rooms
  • 2169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Cornelius population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 household income distribution

  • Cornelius, NC household income distribution
  • 423Less than $10,000
  • 142$10,000 to $14,999
  • 481$15,000 to $19,999
  • 431$20,000 to $24,999
  • 262$25,000 to $29,999
  • 373$30,000 to $34,999
  • 509$35,000 to $39,999
  • 278$40,000 to $44,999
  • 551$45,000 to $49,999
  • 694$50,000 to $59,999
  • 938$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,770$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,536$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,207$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,065$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,820$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Cornelius, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Cornelius, NC
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$40,000 to $49,999
  • 85$70,000 to $79,999
  • 23$80,000 to $89,999
  • 12$90,000 to $99,999
  • 308$100,000 to $124,999
  • 770$125,000 to $149,999
  • 652$150,000 to $174,999
  • 467$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,229$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,121$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,008$300,000 to $399,999
  • 856$400,000 to $499,999
  • 638$500,000 to $749,999
  • 586$750,000 to $999,999
  • 571$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 316$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 146$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Cornelius, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Cornelius, NC
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 12$300 to $349
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 29$400 to $449
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 37$550 to $599
  • 58$600 to $649
  • 88$650 to $699
  • 24$700 to $749
  • 280$750 to $799
  • 687$800 to $899
  • 470$900 to $999
  • 1,340$1,000 to $1,249
  • 577$1,250 to $1,499
  • 676$1,500 to $1,999
  • 113$2,000 to $2,499
  • 22$3,000 to $3,499
  • 146No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1892010 or later
  • 5522000 to 2009
  • 5441990 to 1999
  • 681980 to 1989
  • 931970 to 1979
  • 96Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Cornelius population
Cornelius commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 119
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,345
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,554
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,399
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,558
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 945
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,311
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 705
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 600
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,675
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 782
  • 90 or more minutes: 259
Cornelius, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.6%
Number of people working at home: 2,096 (13.7% of all workers)

Cornelius mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,281 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 916 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0%)
  • Taxi: 63 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 183 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,096 (18%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 2,017
 German: 1,350
 English: 1,059
 Irish: 677
 Italian: 651
 Scotch-Irish: 535
 Scottish: 512
 European: 341
 French (except Basque): 216
 Australian: 186
 Polish: 177
 Welsh: 142
 British: 134
 French Canadian: 119
 Norwegian: 108
 Lebanese: 90
 Russian: 89
 Ukrainian: 87
 Hungarian: 82
 Danish: 75
 Iranian: 73
 Finnish: 68
 Ethiopian: 62
 Croatian: 60
 Eastern European: 57
 Dutch: 56
 Lithuanian: 47
 Slovak: 44
 Canadian: 37
 Greek: 36
 African: 36
 Northern European: 33
 Egyptian: 27
 Brazilian: 26
 Czech: 23
 Ghanaian: 22
 Swedish: 20
 Portuguese: 18
 Austrian: 17
 Haitian: 12
 Serbian: 9
 Nigerian: 9
 Cajun: 8
 Latvian: 7

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

  • 10%India
  • 7%Colombia
  • 6%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 5%Mexico
  • 5%Other Northern Europe
  • 4%Other Eastern Africa
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

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

  • This state: 9,841
  • Other state: 16,115
  • Northeast: 5,198
  • Midwest: 3,671
  • South: 5,131
  • West: 2,175

86% of Cornelius residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in North Carolina.

Cornelius:

85.9%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 38
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 55
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 78
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,186
  • Less than 1 year of college: 404
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,144
  • Associate degree: 971
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,970
  • Master's degree: 1,358
  • Professional school degree: 446
  • Doctorate degree: 148

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 52
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 63
  • 7th and 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 24
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 54
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,582
  • Less than 1 year of college: 488
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,653
  • Associate degree: 1,494
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,708
  • Master's degree: 1,493
  • Professional school degree: 270
  • Doctorate degree: 237

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 5.2%Females
Cornelius marital status for males
Cornelius marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,129
  • One, attached: 2,055
  • Two: 111
  • 3 or 4: 302
  • 5 to 9: 556
  • 10 to 19: 1,381
  • 20 to 49: 653
  • 50 or more: 189
  • Mobile homes: 50

Median worth of mobile homes: $97,411

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Cornelius:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cornelius
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (71.5%)
  • Electricity (27.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (63.8%)
  • Utility gas (35.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 528
Here:

16.1%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 154
Here:

8.7%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 75
Here:

7.6%
North Carolina:

17.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)