Cabarrus County, NC

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2022 Population
226,396
2.35% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.6
0.529% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.41%
10.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$83,828
10.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$281,600
17.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
113,579
2.43% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Cabarrus County, NC had a population of 226k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $83,828. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cabarrus County, NC grew from 221,200 to 226,396, a 2.35% increase and its median household income grew from $75,765 to $83,828, a 10.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cabarrus County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.93%), Other (Hispanic) (4.54%), and White (Hispanic) (3.86%).

None of the households in Cabarrus County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.4% of the residents in Cabarrus County, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cabarrus County, NC are Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (240 degrees awarded in 2022) and Empire Beauty School-Concord (51 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Cabarrus County, NC was $281,600, and the homeownership rate was 73%.

Most people in Cabarrus County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Cabarrus County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cabarrus County, NC is home to a population of 226k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.76% of Cabarrus County, NC residents were born outside of the country (19.8k people).

In 2022, there were 3.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (138k people) in Cabarrus County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.4%
2022 Citizenship
95.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.4% of Cabarrus County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cabarrus County, NC was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cabarrus County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    138k ± 662
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    42.1k ± 1.03k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    11.2k ± 475
11.3%
Hispanic Population
25.6k people

In 2022, there were 3.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (138k people) in Cabarrus County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.3% of the people in Cabarrus County, NC are hispanic (25.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Cabarrus County, NC as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    214,508 ± 11,254 people
  2. India
    79,868 ± 6,912 people
  3. Honduras
    39,759 ± 4,886 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 214,508 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 79,868 and Honduras with 39,759.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.76%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
19.8k people
8.52%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
18.9k people

As of 2022, 8.76% of Cabarrus County, NC residents (19.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cabarrus County, NC was 8.52%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,021 ± 406
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,011 ± 574
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,771 ± 403

Cabarrus County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Cabarrus County, NC employs 114k people. The largest industries in Cabarrus County, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,732 people), Retail Trade (13,983 people), and Educational Services (9,497 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($103,319), Finance & Insurance ($100,247), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,341).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,464. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

114k
2022 Value
± 3,276
2.43%
1 Year growth
± 3.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cabarrus County, NC grew at a rate of 2.43%, from 111k employees to 114k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cabarrus County, NC, are Management Occupations (13,093 people), Sales & Related Occupations (12,332 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,783 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cabarrus County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

114k
2022 Value
± 3,276
2.43%
1 Year growth
± 3.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cabarrus County, NC grew at a rate of 2.43%, from 111k employees to 114k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cabarrus County, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,732 people), Retail Trade (13,983 people), and Educational Services (9,497 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cabarrus County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Cabarrus County, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,421
Median earning men ± $2,463
$39,722
Median earning women ± $1,678

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($114,981), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($72,500), and Public Administration ($71,615).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,802), Public Administration ($47,981), and Construction ($46,579).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,419
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 954
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 882
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Cabarrus County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 53.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (44.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.935%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Cabarrus County, NC awarded 291 degrees. The student population of Cabarrus County, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 42 male students and 600 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cabarrus County, NC are White (191 and 65.6%), followed by Black or African American (69 and 23.7%), Two or More Races (13 and 4.47%), and Hispanic or Latino (9 and 3.09%).

The largest universities in Cabarrus County, NC by number of degrees awarded are Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (240 and 82.5%) and Empire Beauty School-Concord (51 and 17.5%).

The most popular majors in Cabarrus County, NC are Registered Nursing (123 and 42.3%), General Cosmetology (45 and 15.5%), and Nursing Administration (45 and 15.5%).

The median tuition cost in Cabarrus County, NC for private four year colleges is $15,040.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Cabarrus County, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 44.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 77.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 642 (6.54% men and 93.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 642 students enrolled in Cabarrus County, NC, 6.54% men and 93.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 364 records, of which 93.4% were women and 6.59% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 74 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Cabarrus County, NC was Registered Nursing with 74 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Cabarrus County, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 240 degrees awarded
  2. 51 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cabarrus College of Health Sciences with 240 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 17 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cabarrus County, NC, which is 0.062 times less than the 274 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 191 degrees mean that there were 2.77 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 69 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($15,040) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($520) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cabarrus County, NC was $281,600 in 2022, which is 0.999 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $239,500 to $281,600, a 17.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Cabarrus County, NC is 73%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cabarrus County, NC have an average commute time of 27.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cabarrus County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cabarrus County, NC is $83,828. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cabarrus County, NC was Census Tract 425.04 with a value of $140,806, followed by Census Tract 413.01 and Census Tract 424.01, with respective values of $122,845 and $119,359.

In 2022, 13.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cabarrus County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.358%.

Property

$281,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,473
$56,113
Median Property Taxes
±$2,021

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cabarrus County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73%
Homeownership
2022
67.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73% of the housing units in Cabarrus County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 425.04
  2. Census Tract 413.01
  3. Census Tract 424.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cabarrus County, NC was Census Tract 425.04 with a value of $140,806, followed by Census Tract 413.01 and Census Tract 424.01, with respective values of $122,845 and $119,359.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Cabarrus County, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$83,828
Median Household Income
± $2,539
76.9k
Number of Households
± 2,454

In 2022, the median household income of the 76.9k households in Cabarrus County, NC grew to $83,828 from the previous year's value of $75,765.

The following chart displays the households in Cabarrus County, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cabarrus County, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.2%)
  3. Carpooled (8.53%)

In 2022, 74.7% of workers in Cabarrus County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.2%) and those who carpooled to work (8.53%).

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Commute Time

27.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cabarrus County, NC have a longer commute time (27.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.85% of the workforce in Cabarrus County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cabarrus County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.358%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.41% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cabarrus County, NC (18.9k out of 224k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cabarrus County, NC is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 10.5% of the children was living in poverty in Cabarrus County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 117 in Cabarrus County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 32.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

92% of the population of Cabarrus County, NC has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 12.8% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.4% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cabarrus County, NC see 1158 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.36% decrease from the previous year (1174 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2051 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 347 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,158 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cabarrus County, NC

Primary care physicians in Cabarrus County, NC see an average of 1,158 patients per year. This represents a 1.36% decrease from the previous year (1,174 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.9% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.97%
Uninsured
54.7%
Employer Coverage
12.8%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.4%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cabarrus County, NC declined by 5.84% from 8.46% to 7.97%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 39.3 in Cabarrus County, NC.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.9% in Cabarrus County, NC.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.2% in Cabarrus County, NC.

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