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Population (year 2000): 36,910. Estimated population in July 2005: 39,041 (+5.8% change)
Males: 17,853 (48.4%), Females: 19,057 (51.6%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $35,532 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Kannapolis:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.2%)
  • Black (16.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.3%)
  • Other race (3.4%)
  • 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 (16.0%), German (9.9%), Irish (6.8%), English (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Scottish (1.7%).North Carolina

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 29.9 square miles

Kannapolis,

For population 25 years and over in Kannapolis

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kannapolis city

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

5.5% Foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,340 (+13.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Concord, (6.1 miles pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (24.4 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (488.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (3.8 miles Enochville, NC (3.9 miles Landis, NC Concord, (6.1 miles Grove, NC (6.2 miles China NC Harrisburg, (11.9 miles NC (12.7 miles Faith, Pleasant, NC (13.9 miles Mount Quarry, NC (14.6 miles Granite

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 80.62 W

Area code: 704


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.7%), Educational,health and social services (16.6%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,080 (-8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,301 (30.8%)


 

Crime in Kannapolis by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 2 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 2.7 5.4 0.0 5.4
Rapes 5 9 15 3 8
    per 100,000 13.5 24.4 40.6 8.1 21.7
Robberies 31 52 52 47 48
    per 100,000 84.0 140.9 140.9 127.3 130.0
Assaults 67 49 88 68 76
    per 100,000 181.5 132.8 238.4 184.2 205.9
Burglaries 224 265 212 267 210
    per 100,000 606.9 718.0 574.4 723.4 569.0
Thefts 530 699 704 649 550
    per 100,000 1435.9 1893.8 1907.3 1758.3 1490.1
Auto thefts 61 99 63 70 65
    per 100,000 165.3 268.2 170.7 189.7 176.1
180.1 228.7 241.8 214.4 207.8

Average climate in Kannapolis, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kannapolis,

Kannapolis-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Kannapolis 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 20.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Dale Earnhardt - (1951-2001), NASCAR race car driver, George Clinton (funk musician), Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 10, 1974), David Ragan - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 24, 1985), Kerry Earnhardt - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 8, 1969), Aundrae Allison - College football player (East Carolina Pirates), Nick Tucker - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 26, 1985).


Hospitals/medical centers near Kannapolis:
  • NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; CONCORD, NC)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • UNIVERSITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kannapolis:
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 30 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 53 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 56 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kannapolis:
  • CONCORD REGIONAL (about 10 miles; CONCORD, NC; ID: JQF)
  • ROWAN COUNTY (about 13 miles; SALISBURY, NC; ID: RUQ)
  • BEAR CREEK (about 20 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, NC; ID: N44)

Amtrak station:
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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8 $38,586 $57,879 9 $5,384
Streets and Highways 22 $51,991 $28,358 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 9 $20,398 $27,197 0 $0
Sewerage 23 $55,078 $28,736 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $7,791 $46,746 7 $6,212
Police Protection - Officers 67 $226,393 $40,548 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $23,369 $56,085 1 $775
Other and Unallocable 29 $96,714 $40,019 1 $1,176
Police - Other 12 $28,483 $28,483 0 $0
Firefighters 26 $66,420 $30,655 23 $11,280
Totals for Government 203 $615,222 $36,367 41 $24,828
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kannapolis:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 15 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; SALISBURY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 41 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,508)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
Public high school in Kannapolis:
  • A L BROWN HIGH (Students: 1,245; Location: 415 E 1ST STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Kannapolis:
  • NORTH KANNAPOLIS CHRISTIAN ACA (Students: 231; Location: 312 LOCUST ST; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kannapolis:
  • KANNAPOLIS MIDDLE (Students: 1,075; Location: 525 EAST C STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FOREST PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 618; Location: 1333 FOREST PARK DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JACKSON PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 542; Location: 1400 JACKSON STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROYAL OAKS ELEMENTARY (Students: 396; Location: 608 DAKOTA STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WOODROW WILSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 391; Location: 800 N WALNUT STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SHADY BROOK ELEMENTARY (Students: 346; Location: 903 ROGERS LAKE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FRED L WILSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 308; Location: 1401 PINE STREET; Grades: KG - 05)

Notable locations in Kannapolis: Camp Cabarrus (A), Kannapolis Golf Course (B).

Shopping Center: Cloverleaf Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Kannapolis include: Mount Zion Church (A), Mount Olivet Church (B), Mount Calvary Church (C), West A Street Church (D), Bethel Church (E), Mills Chapel (F), Brookdale Church (G), Skyland Church (H).

Cemetery: Carolina Memorial Park (1).

Reservoirs: Lake Concord (A), Barr Lake (B), Lake Fisher (C), Seaford Pond (D), Kannapolis Lake (E).

Park in Kannapolis: Baker Creek Park (1).


Kannapolis compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kannapolis:
  • WRKB (1460 AM; 2 kW; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: FORD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRNA (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHINA GROVE, NC; Owner: SOUTH ROWAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEGO (1410 AM; 1 kW; CONCORD, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kannapolis:
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, 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)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, 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.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS 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)
  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • W267AG (101.3 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INCORPORATED)
TV broadcast stations around Kannapolis:
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

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