Cornelius, NC

27,426 Population
11.6 square miles 2,371.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
2,371.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.9%
was 49.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.9%
was 7.9%
 
Percent Under 18
23.4%
was 24.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.0%
was 12.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 3.8
Ranked 1st Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
4.8%
was 6.7%
 
Median Household Income
$86,355
was $80,472
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.8
45.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
124.4
was 157.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,378.9
was 1,787.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,969
was 12,365
 
Median Rent
$1,149
was $1,089
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
11,808
was 11,240
 
Homeownership Rate
68.0%
was 65.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,121.3
was 1,069.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.5%
was 22.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.1%
was 92.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.1%
was 95.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
54.2%
was 52.7%
 

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