Statewide Claims to Fame

Kannapolis is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Size in square miles

Kannapolis is 20th in North Carolina out of 132 other cities in Current population (2012)

Kannapolis is 20th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Kannapolis Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 43,782 20th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 31.9 17th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,334.6 62nd 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Kannapolis Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 8.1% 24th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.8% 36th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.1% 83rd 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Kannapolis Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.3% 108th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.3% 119th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Kannapolis Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 68.5% 83rd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 20.3% 64th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 120th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 95th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 126th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 50th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 12.1% 28th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 64.7% 82nd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Kannapolis Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 52.1% 78th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.6% 69th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Kannapolis Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 18,645 20th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 12.0% 110th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 16,342 21st 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.5% 65th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $129,600 97th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.6 47th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Kannapolis Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $21,352 95th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $41,645 79th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.6% 74th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Kannapolis Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,450 34th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $596,498 34th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,353 82nd $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $55,193 48th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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