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Population (year 2000): 55,977. Estimated population in July 2005: 61,092 (+9.1% change)
Males: 27,345 (48.9%), Females: 28,632 (51.1%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $46,094 (year 2000)
Median house value: $120,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Concord:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.0%)
  • Black (15.1%)
  • Hispanic (7.8%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (14.1%), German (14.0%), Irish (8.5%), English (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Italian (3.1%).North Carolina forum

Land area: 51.6 square miles

Concord,

For population 25 years and over in Concord

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Concord city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

7.1% Foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +18,096 (+47.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (20.8 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (491.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC Kannapolis, (6.1 miles NC Harrisburg, (6.7 miles NC (9.2 miles Enochville, NC (9.8 miles Landis, Pleasant, NC (11.3 miles Mount Grove, NC (11.6 miles China NC Locust, (15.2 miles NC (15.8 miles Faith,

Latitude: 35.40 N, Longitude: 80.60 W

Area codes: 704, 980


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Manufacturing (18.1%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,212 (+9.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,497 (41.2%)


 

Crime in Concord by Year

Type 2001 2002 2004
Murders 5 1 3
    per 100,000 8.9 1.8 5.4
Rapes 14 16 11
    per 100,000 25.0 28.6 19.7
Robberies 88 81 82
    per 100,000 157.2 144.7 146.5
Assaults 80 75 74
    per 100,000 142.9 134.0 132.2
Burglaries 355 499 516
    per 100,000 634.2 891.4 921.8
Thefts 2,103 2,065 2,243
    per 100,000 3756.9 3689.0 4007.0
Auto thefts 115 157 181
    per 100,000 205.4 280.5 323.3
305.8 315.8 334.3

Average climate in Concord, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Concord,

Concord-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Concord city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Lamont Reid - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: May 4, 1982), Anthony Harris - College basketball player (High Point Panthers).

Main business address for: CT COMMUNICATIONS INC /NC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS INC (SERVICES-RACING, INCLUDING TRACK OPERATION).


Hospital/medical center in Concord:
  • NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENTER (920 CHURCH ST N)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Concord:
  • UNIVERSITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER/BEHAV HEALTH (about 18 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Concord:
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 27 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 57 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 59 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Concord:
  • CONCORD REGIONAL (about 8 miles; CONCORD, NC; ID: JQF)
  • WILGROVE AIR PARK (about 15 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: 8A6)
  • ROWAN COUNTY (about 17 miles; SALISBURY, NC; ID: RUQ)

Amtrak stations near Concord:
  • 7 miles: KANNAPOLIS (306 N. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 61 $231,903 $45,620 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 133 $408,044 $36,816 12 $7,580
Fire - Other 16 $41,174 $30,880 0 $0
Firefighters 138 $433,193 $37,668 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $33,106 $30,559 12 $7,694
Police Protection - Officers 136 $466,519 $41,163 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $18,914 $75,656 0 $0
Other Government Administration 41 $127,699 $37,375 0 $0
Financial Administration 56 $161,600 $34,628 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14 $42,022 $36,018 0 $0
Streets and Highways 25 $73,793 $35,420 0 $0
Airports 34 $82,396 $29,080 4 $2,765
Solid Waste Management 28 $79,086 $33,894 0 $0
Sewerage 24 $68,725 $34,362 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 17 $56,364 $39,786 8 $4,140
Water Supply 58 $173,617 $35,920 0 $0
Totals for Government 797 $2,498,155 $37,613 36 $22,179
Colleges/Universities in Concord:
  • BARBER-SCOTIA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 537; Location: 145 CABARRUS AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CABARRUS COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES (FT enrollment: 187; Location: 431 COPPERFIELD BLVD NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cabarruscollege.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Concord:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 12 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; SALISBURY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 41 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 3,271)
Public high schools in Concord:
  • JAY M ROBINSON HIGH (Students: 1,552; Location: 300 PITTS SCHOOL ROAD SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL CABARRUS HIGH (Students: 1,446; Location: 505 HWY 49 S; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CONCORD HIGH (Students: 1,183; Location: 481 BURRAGE ROAD NE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHWEST CABARRUS HIGH (Students: 1,174; Location: 5130 NW CABARRUS DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Concord:
  • FIRST ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 1,157; Location: 154 HWY 601 BYPASS NORTH; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COVENANT CLASSICAL SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: PO BOX 3102; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ADVENTURES ACADEMY (Students: 17; Location: 12 WILLOWBROOK DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Concord:
  • ROCKY RIVER ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,126; Location: 5454 ROCKY RIVER ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • C C GRIFFIN MIDDLE (Students: 1,076; Location: 7650 GRIFFIN'S GATE DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CONCORD MIDDLE (Students: 946; Location: 1500 GOLD RUSH DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WINECOFF ELEMENTARY (Students: 940; Location: 375 WINECOFF SCH ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • COX MILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 913; Location: 1450 COX MILL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEDDINGTON HILLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 901; Location: 4401 WEDDINGTON ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HARRIS ROAD MIDDLE (Students: 819; Location: 1251 PATRIOT BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTHWEST CABARRUS MIDDLE (Students: 815; Location: 5140 NW CABARRUS DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WOLF MEADOW ELEMENTARY (Students: 814; Location: 150 WOLF MEADOW DRIVE SW; Grades: KG - 05)
  • J N FRIES MIDDLE (Students: 756; Location: 133 STONECREST CIRCLE SW; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Concord:
  • CABARRUS ACADEMY (Students: 506; Location: 5801 POPLAR TENT RD; Grades: PK - 10)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 4065 POPLAR TENT RD; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Concord:
  • CABARRUS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,001,091; Location: 27 UNION STREET NORTH; 224,483 books; 4,238 audio materials; 3,078 video materials; 464 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Concord: Cabarrus Country Club (A), Sossamon Industrial Park (B), Concord Mills (C), Hillgrove Filtration Park (D), Charlotte Motor Speedway (E), International Business Park (F), Concord Nursing Center (G), Cabarrus County Nursing Home (H).

Shopping Centers: Concord Parkade Shopping Center (1), Concord Plaza Shopping Center (2), Carolina Mall (3).

Churches in Concord include: Holly Grove Church (A), Liberty Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Bethlehem Church (D), Bright Light Church (E), Silver Hill Church (F), Center Church (G), Cold Water Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rutherford Memorial Park (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2), Union Grove Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Keasler Lake (A), Shopshire Re Lake (B), Funderburks Lake (C), Fryes Lake (D), Cabarrus Country Club Lake Number One (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Cold Water Creek (A), Threemile Branch (B), Afton Run (C).

Parks in Concord include: Echo Park (1), Beverly Hills Neighborhood Park (2), Les Myers Community Park (3), Frank Liske Park (4), Caldwell Community Park (5).


Concord compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Concord:
  • WEGO (1410 AM; 1 kW; CONCORD, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRKB (1460 AM; 2 kW; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: FORD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Concord:
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WCHH (92.7 FM; HARRISBURG, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Concord:
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)

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