Cabarrus County NC Information


Cabarrus County Subdivisions

Cabarrus County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 209,519
Population in Households 208,103
Population in Familes 178,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,416
Population Density1 579
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $62,046
Average Household Income $83,022
Per Capita Income $30,599


Total Housing Units 83,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54,347 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,452 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,845 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $202,072
Average Home Value $244,663


Total Households 76,799
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 55,638
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.0% 2.0%
Households 1.92% 1.95%
Families 1.8% 1.88%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


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, 2018 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 # 11 90th
Population Density # 8 93rd
Diversity Index # 34 67th
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 12 89th

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