Cabarrus County NC Information


Cabarrus County Subdivisions

Cabarrus County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 197,007
Population in Households 195,598
Population in Familes 166,985
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,409
Population Density1 545
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 71,816
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 52,130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 78,735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51,223 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,593 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,919 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $190,426
Average Home Value $233,186


Median Household Income $56,090
Average Household Income $75,179
Per Capita Income $27,583
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.64% 1.76%
Households 1.44% 1.63%
Families 1.32% 1.56%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cabarrus County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cabarrus County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 89th
Population Density1 # 8 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 40 61st
Median Household Income # 8 93rd
Per Capita Income # 14 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.