dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Concord, North Carolina

Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus county, is 19 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina.The city is included in the Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 55,977 people lived in Concord.

Concord History

The City of Concord was founded in April 1796 and became the county seat of Cabarrus County, which was established in 1792. The Germans, Scotish, and Irish were the area's early settlers. The city was formally incorporated in 1806. Zion Hill A. M. E. Zion Church, the oldest African-American church of Concord, was built in 1859. At that time it was known as Zion Chapel. The city was also home to Scotia Seminary, the historically black women's school, which was established in 1867.

Concord and nearby Attractions

  • Memorial Garden
  • Historic Cabarrus Courthouse Museum
  • Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site
  • Morrow Mountain State Park
  • Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Things To Do In Concord

During your stay in Concord, you can visit the Concord Museum and explore the area’s history. The Beverly Hills Neighborhood Park, Caldwell Community Park, Les Myers Community Park, Hillgrove Filtration Park, Frank Liske Park, and Echo Park are ideal places to spend leisure time. The city also offers several shopping areas such as the Concord Plaza Shopping Center, Concord Parkade Shopping Center, and Carolina Mall.

Concord Transportation

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport can be reached within several minutes.

Concord Higher Education

Barber-Scotia College and Cabarrus College of Health Sciences lie within the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population85,753
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+40,816
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married53.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.9%
Median Earnings25+$37,082
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,131
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,849

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,641
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone24.1%
Median Gross Rent$838
Median House Value$169,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.3%
German12.4%
Irish9.4%
English7.5%
African5.1%
Italian3.7%
Scottish2.1%
French Except Basque1.8%
Polish1.5%
Dutch0.9%
West Indian0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Jamaican0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Russian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
+ Show More

Concord Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cabarrus County
Standard Zip Codes28025, 28027
P.O. Box Zip Codes28026
Phone Area Codes704,980
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.4
Approximate Longitude-80.59

Concord Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCONCORD
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp28 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches
StationSALISBURY
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationSALISBURY 9 WNW
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
China Grove4,163$47,448
Harrisburg14,500$95,958
Kannapolis45,685$53,185
Landis3,082$51,413
Locust3,036$70,125
Mount Pleasant2,133$74,609

Concord Public Libraries

Cabarrus County Public Library
27 UNION ST N
Concord, North Carolina
(704) 920-2063

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Concord Hospitals

Carolinas Healthcare System Northeast
(Non-profit)
920 Church St N
(704) 783-3000

Concord Public Schools

A T Allen Elementary
3939 Abilene Rd
ZIP: 28025
(704) 788-2182
Primary
Total Enrollment 925
Beverly Hills Elementary
87 Palaside Drive Ne
ZIP: 28025
(704) 782-0115
Primary
Total Enrollment 355
C C Griffin Middle
7650 Griffin's Gate Drive
ZIP: 28025
(704) 455-4700
Middle
Total Enrollment 1092
Cabarrus Co Opportunity School
120 Marsh Avenue Nw
ZIP: 28025
(704) 793-1736
Other
Total Enrollment 67
Central Cabarrus High
505 Hwy 49 S
ZIP: 28025
(704) 786-0125
High
Total Enrollment 1416
Coltrane-webb Elementary
61 Spring St Nw
ZIP: 28025
(704) 782-5912
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
Concord High
481 Burrage Road Ne
ZIP: 28025
(704) 786-4161
High
Total Enrollment 1252
Concord Middle
1500 Gold Rush Drive
ZIP: 28025
(704) 786-4121
Middle
Total Enrollment 922
Long School
310 Kerr St Nw
ZIP: 28025
(704) 784-3614
Patriots Elementary
1510 Holden Rd Sw
ZIP: 28025
(704) 455-1882
Primary
Total Enrollment 893
R Brown Mcallister Elementary
541 Sunnyside Drive Se
ZIP: 28025
(704) 788-3165
Primary
Total Enrollment 280
Rocky River Elementary
5454 Rocky River Road
ZIP: 28025
(704) 795-4505
Primary
Total Enrollment 771
W M Irvin Elementary
1400 Gold Rush Drive
ZIP: 28025
(704) 782-8864
Primary
Total Enrollment 870
Weddington Hills Elementary
4401 Weddington Road
ZIP: 28025
(704) 795-9385
Primary
Total Enrollment 917
Cabarrus Charter Academy
355 Poplar Crossing Drive Nw
ZIP: 28027
(704) 789-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 888
Cabarrus-kannapolis Early Coll
1531 Trinity Church Rd
ZIP: 28027
(704) 260-0227
High
Total Enrollment 232
Carl A Furr Elementary
2725 Clover Road
ZIP: 28027
(704) 788-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 745
Carolina International School
9545 Poplar Tent Road
ZIP: 28027
(704) 455-3847
Other
Total Enrollment 700
Cox Mill Elementary
1450 Cox Mill Road
ZIP: 28027
(704) 795-6519
Primary
Total Enrollment 1112
Cox Mill High School
1355 Cox Mill Rd
ZIP: 28027
(704) 788-6700
High
Total Enrollment 1478
Harold E. Winkler Middle
4501 Weddington Rd Nw
ZIP: 28027
(704) 786-2000
Middle
Total Enrollment 978
Harris Road Middle
1251 Patriot Blvd
ZIP: 28027
(704) 782-2002
Middle
Total Enrollment 1185
J N Fries Magnet School
133 Stonecrest Circle Sw
ZIP: 28027
(704) 788-4140
Middle
Total Enrollment 590
Jay M Robinson High
300 Pitts School Road Sw
ZIP: 28027
(704) 788-4500
High
Total Enrollment 1339
Northwest Cabarrus High
5130 Nw Cabarrus Drive
ZIP: 28027
(704) 788-4111
High
Total Enrollment 1198
Northwest Cabarrus Middle
5140 Nw Cabarrus Drive
ZIP: 28027
(704) 788-4135
Middle
Total Enrollment 905
Performance Learning Center
133 Stonecrest Circle Sw
ZIP: 28027
(704) 795-7074
High
Total Enrollment 140
Pitts School Road Elementary
720 Pitts School Road Sw
ZIP: 28027
(704) 788-3430
Primary
Total Enrollment 809
W R Odell Elementary
1215 Moss Farm Rd
ZIP: 28027
(704) 782-0601
Primary
Total Enrollment 882
Winecoff Elementary
375 Winecoff Sch Road
ZIP: 28027
(704) 782-4322
Primary
Total Enrollment 904
Wolf Meadow Elementary
150 Wolf Meadow Drive Sw
ZIP: 28027
(704) 786-9173
Primary
Total Enrollment 594

Concord Private Schools

C3 Concord Christian School
265 Manor Avenue Sw
ZIP: 28025
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2323
Cannon School
5801 Poplar Tent Rd
ZIP: 28027
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 848
Covenant Classical School
3200 Patrick Henry Dr Nw
ZIP: 28027
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 206
First Assembly Christian School
154 Warren C Coleman Blvd N
ZIP: 28027
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 570
New Life Christian Academy
4065 Poplar Tent Rd
ZIP: 28027
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 21
Primrose School At Afton Village
5401 Vining St Nw
ZIP: 28027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Sources :
Additional Details
Concord Colleges
Concord colleges and trade schools.
Concord Graduate Schools
Concord Graduate and Business Schools
Study Online in Concord
Additional Resources
Info for Concord Government Officials


Are you an official in the Concord government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.