Community Profiles

Concord

Whether you want to attend one of NASCAR’s biggest events, go on a shopping spree, or take in the beauty of the Historic District, Concord has something for everyone—which is why over 96,000 people (and counting) call it home. Beyond its exceptional quality of life, with no shortage of things to do, the city offers an accessible public infrastructure that links businesses and residents alike to the Greater Charlotte area, all of North Carolina, and the rest of the world.

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Community Demographics

  • Population Growth: 96,341 (2019); 21.4% growth from 2010
  • Property Tax Rate: $0.48
  • Median Household Income: $63,707 (2014-2018)
  • Median Gross Rent: $880 (2014-2018)
  • Median Value of Homes: $188,900 (2014-2018)

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Kannapolis

Kannapolis is a thriving, health-conscious community that puts the welfare of its citizens above all else. It offers a variety of opportunities to practice healthy living with parks, designated walking and biking areas, and its downtown Loop the Loop initiative. Health, nutrition, science, and education have become the business of the city with the success of the North Carolina Research Campus. Additionally, the city is conveniently located to major interstates and home to its own Amtrak station, putting both work and play mere minutes away.

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Community Demographics

  • Population Growth: 50,841 (2019); 21.4% growth from 2010
  • Property Tax Rate: $0.63
  • Median Household Income: $52,980 (2014-2018)
  • Median Gross Rent: $859 (2014-2018)
  • Median Value of Homes: $137,100 (2014-2018)

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Harrisburg

The Town of Harrisburg sits right along the border of Charlotte, the 15th largest city in the U.S. Many residents enjoy immediate access to Charlotte entertainment, such as Bank of America Stadium, Carowinds Amusement Park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center, while still enjoying the quiet living and affordability of Cabarrus County. Its position between Concord and Charlotte ensure that Harrisburg’s rapid growth, surrounding the town with shopping, event centers, hotels, and educational institutes.

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Community Demographics

  • Population Growth: 16,576 (2019); 23.3% growth from 2010
  • Property Tax Rate: $0.36
  • Median Household Income: $100,399 (2014-2018)
  • Median Gross Rent: $1,576 (2014-2018)
  • Median Value of Homes: $270,400 (2014-2018)

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Midland

Located on the Rocky River, Midland is a proud Carolina Thread Trail community. It is home to two greenways, a five-mile paddle trail on the Rocky, and Cabarrus County’s largest park (Rob Wallace Park). When you live in Midland, you get to experience the best of both worlds—nature and industry. Over the past few years, the town has seen an influx of new developments and residents thanks to its access to the excellent Cabarrus County School System and its short commute around the Greater Charlotte region.

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Community Demographics

  • Population Growth: 3,876 (2020); 2.43% growth from 2010
  • Property Tax Rate: $0.22
  • Median Household Income: $71,226 (2020)
  • Median Gross Rent: $869 (2020)
  • Median Value of Homes: $192,400 (2020)

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Mount Pleasant

The Town of Mount Pleasant is committed to maintaining the quality of life that its citizens have experienced for over 100 years. Rich in history and enjoyment, Mount Pleasant is host to a variety of community events, including an annual Independence Day Celebration and a long-running Christmas Parade. All are welcome in this growing town, only miles from the Greater Charlotte area.

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Community Demographics

  • Population Growth: 2,042 (2020); 2.25% growth from 2010
  • Property Tax Rate: $0.51
  • Median Household Income: $78,177 (2020)
  • Median Gross Rent: $879 (2020)
  • Median Value of Homes: $169,400 (2020)

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