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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C+
Cabarrus County is located in North Carolina with a population of 196,716. Cabarrus County is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Cabarrus County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Cabarrus County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Cabarrus County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Cabarrus County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$180,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$856
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Cabarrus County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    75.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    16.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    50.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    366.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,509.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    96.1
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

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Cabarrus County Reviews

2 reviews
I absolutely love living in Concord, Cabarrus County. The life here is a lot slower than most places, but you will come to love this place. i moved here from NYC and i would rather be here than New York.
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Cabarrus County is a beautiful town. The people there are nice and friendly. you will really enjoy yourself. The Cabarrus Creamy is awesome