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Kannapolis, NC: What you need to know

Kannapolis is conveniently located just outside of Charlotte. The North Carolina Research Campus, a life science home that hosts eight universities along with multiple corporations, has helped Kannapolis establish itself as an emerging biotech powerhouse. Outside of industry, the city boasts an impressive recreation and culture scene, thanks in part to its place in motorsports.


Kannapolis, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 44,520
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $42,854
Median Home Price $122,900
Walkscore 21

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Kannapolis, NC Demographics

Median Population in Kannapolis , NC

Median Age 36%
Age 18 Over 74.1%
Age 21 Over 70.4%
Age 62 Over 16.7%
Age 65 Over 12.7%

Race in Kannapolis , NC

  Ethnicity White 70.7%
  Ethnicity Black 20.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 11.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 5.3%

Population By Gender in Kannapolis , NC

  Male 47.5%
  Female 52.5%

Language in Kannapolis , NC

  English Only 87.6%
  English Other 12.4%

Economics in Kannapolis , NC

  Median Household Income $42,854
  Median Home Price $122,900
  Homes Owned 41.4%
  Homes Rent 58.6%
  Median Property Rent $810

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Commute Types in Kannapolis , NC

  Walked 1.5%
  Worked at Home 2.7%
  Public Transportation 0.2%
  Other Means 1.6%
  Drove Alone 82.2%
  Carpooled 11.8%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 29
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