Concord, NC

Concord profile

Living in Concord

Concord is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 96,341 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Concord is the 12th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Concord was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Concord economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Concord, where the median household income is $67,984.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Concord is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Concord is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Concord who work in management occupations (11.80%), office and administrative support (11.27%), and sales jobs (10.97%).

Also of interest is that Concord has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Concord citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.49% of adults in Concord have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Concord in 2018 was $32,762, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,048 for a family of four. However, Concord contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Concord is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Concord home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Concord residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Concord also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Concord include German, Irish, English, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Concord is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.