Kannapolis, NC

45,685 Population
32.2 square miles 1,419.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
1,419.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.1%
was 52.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.5%
was 7.1%
 
Percent Under 18
26.4%
was 25.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 12.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.4
was 5.8
Ranked 11th Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
17.7%
was 17.6%
 
Median Household Income
$45,863
was $42,854
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.6
44.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.2
was 9.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
213.5
was 197.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,202.4
was 2,077.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
19,417
was 19,350
 
Median Rent
$827
was $810
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
16,579
was 16,513
 
Homeownership Rate
57.8%
was 58.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
597.9
was 601.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.9%
was 29.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.8%
was 92.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
77.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.2%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.9%
was 82.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.8%
was 18.8%
 

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