Concord, NC

Census Place

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2022 Population
105,335
2.7% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.3
1.06% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.52%
9.24% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$83,480
5.97% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$288,100
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
53,735
0.875% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Concord, NC had a population of 105k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $83,480. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Concord, NC grew from 102,566 to 105,335, a 2.7% increase and its median household income grew from $78,775 to $83,480, a 5.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Concord, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (54%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.7%), Other (Hispanic) (6.16%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.97%), and White (Hispanic) (4.23%).

None of the households in Concord, 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.

94.2% of the residents in Concord, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Concord, 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 Concord, NC was $288,100, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%.

Most people in Concord, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Concord, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Concord, NC is home to a population of 105k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.2% of Concord, NC residents were born outside of the country (11.8k people).

In 2022, there were 2.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.9k people) in Concord, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.48k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.2%
2022 Citizenship
93.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.2% of Concord, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Concord, NC was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Concord, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.9k ± 2.05k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.9k ± 1.75k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    6.48k ± 1.48k
13.9%
Hispanic Population
14.6k people

In 2022, there were 2.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.9k people) in Concord, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.48k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.9% of the people in Concord, NC are hispanic (14.6k people).

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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

11.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.8k people
11.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people

As of 2022, 11.2% of Concord, NC residents (11.8k 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 Concord, NC was 11.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,467 ± 435
  2. Vietnam
    1,127 ± 300
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,001 ± 275

Concord, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Concord, NC employs 53.7k people. The largest industries in Concord, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,534 people), Retail Trade (6,224 people), and Finance & Insurance (4,715 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($112,697), Finance & Insurance ($103,744), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,652).

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

53.7k
2022 Value
± 2,266
0.875%
1 Year growth
± 5.89%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Concord, NC grew at a rate of 0.875%, from 53.3k employees to 53.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Concord, NC, are Management Occupations (6,579 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,911 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,782 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Concord, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.7k
2022 Value
± 2,266
0.875%
1 Year growth
± 5.89%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Concord, NC grew at a rate of 0.875%, from 53.3k employees to 53.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Concord, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,534 people), Retail Trade (6,224 people), and Finance & Insurance (4,715 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Concord, NC, though some of these residents may live in Concord, 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

$53,433
Median earning men ± $2,564
$40,037
Median earning women ± $2,565

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($126,162), Public Administration ($74,741), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($66,823).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,576), Construction ($58,111), and Public Administration ($54,231).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

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

Most students graduating from Universities in Concord, 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 Concord, 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 Concord, 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 Concord, NC for private four year colleges is $15,040.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Concord, 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 Concord, 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 Concord, NC was Registered Nursing with 74 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Concord, 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 Concord, 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 Concord, NC was $288,100 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $247,800 to $288,100, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Concord, NC is 69.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Concord, NC have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Concord, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Concord, NC is $83,480. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Concord, NC was Census Tract 425.04 with a value of $140,806, followed by Census Tract 424.01 and Census Tract 426.01, with respective values of $119,359 and $118,469.

Property

$288,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,488
$25,112
Median Property Taxes
±$1,298

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Concord, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.4% of the housing units in Concord, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 425.04
  2. Census Tract 424.01
  3. Census Tract 426.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Concord, NC was Census Tract 425.04 with a value of $140,806, followed by Census Tract 424.01 and Census Tract 426.01, with respective values of $119,359 and $118,469.

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

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Household Income

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$83,480
Median Household Income
± $3,944
36.2k
Number of Households
± 1,684

In 2022, the median household income of the 36.2k households in Concord, NC grew to $83,480 from the previous year's value of $78,775.

The following chart displays the households in Concord, 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 Concord, 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 (73.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.2%)
  3. Carpooled (9.06%)

In 2022, 73.7% of workers in Concord, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.2%) and those who carpooled to work (9.06%).

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Concord, NC have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Concord, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Concord, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Concord, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Concord, NC (7.81k out of 104k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Concord, 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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Health

91% of the population of Concord, NC has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 12% on Medicaid, 9.11% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 1.45% 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.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cabarrus County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.4% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 12% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.98%
Uninsured
54.7%
Employer Coverage
12%
Medicaid
9.11%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
1.45%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Concord, NC declined by 8.29% from 9.79% to 8.98%.

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