Cabarrus County

Cabarrus County, North Carolina

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

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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    Senator Fletcher Hartsell, Kannapolis Mayor Bob Misenheimer, Cabarrus County Commissioner Chairman Jay White and John Cox, president and CEO of the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce.
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