Cabarrus County NC Information


Cabarrus County Subdivisions

Cabarrus County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 202,126
Daytime Population: Workers 78,499
Daytime Population: Residents 104,763
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 183,262
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 200,735
Population in Familes 171,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,391
Population Density2 559
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $57,807
Average Household Income $78,285
Per Capita Income $28,855


Total Housing Units 81,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52,460 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,603 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,946 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $195,051
Average Home Value $237,574


Total Households 74,063
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 53,629
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 1.77% 1.88%
Households 1.67% 1.82%
Families 1.53% 1.73%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.58%


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, 2017 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 # 38 64th
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.