Cabarrus County

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Cabarrus County, North Carolina

65 Church St SE
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: (704) 920-2100
Fax: (704) 920-2820
www.cabarruscounty.us

In west-central NC, northeast of Charlotte; organized Nov 15, 1791 from Mecklenburg County. Name Origin: For Stephen Cabarrus (1754-1808), NC legislator and speaker of the NC House of Commons

Area (sq mi):: 364.98 (land 364.39; water 0.59) Population per square mile: 412.30
Population 2005: 150,244 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 14.60%; 1990-2000 32.50% Population 2000: 131,063 (White 80.90%; Black or African American 12.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.10%; Asian 0.90%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 4.70%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,121; median household $46,140; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,273-$29,842
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Concord County seat (59,960)
  • Kannapolis (38,547)

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    Concord serves as the County seat of Cabarrus County, NC and has a City Council/ Manager form of government.
    Hunter & Hein, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, represents clients in Charlotte and Huntersville in Mecklenburg County, NC, and Concord and Harrisburg in Cabarrus County, NC.
    Residential and commercial growth has centered around the southern portion of the county that borders Cabarrus County, NC (GOs rated 'AA' by Fitch).