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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$169,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$838
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    68
    283
  • Murder
    6
    6
  • Rape
    13
    41
  • Robbery
    50
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    387
    500
  • Theft
    1,967
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    112
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$56,459
National
$55,322
Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%
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Concord, NC is an average-sized town that has quite a few attractions that visitors can enjoy. The Concord Mills mall houses many different shops that the entire family can enjoy browsing, a delicious food court, a go cart track, and an IMAX movie theatre. A short drive from there will get you the Charlotte Motor Speedway where thousands come to watch NASCAR racing, fireworks, and much more! For those who like a quiet, laid-back experience, Downtown Concord has a lovely, little row of small shops and restaurants to enjoy. The Depot, close to Downtown, is a huge antique mall housed in an old mill where you can find all sorts of items from years gone by.

While it has a few attractions, Concord is not usually the reason most people come to the area. Charlotte, NC is just a short drive away, so most people prefer to travel there for entertainment. Also, the traffic in Concord can be rather hectic, so use caution when driving here.
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I love living in Concord, NC! The town is so small and quiet. Growing up in the city, all you hear is loud sirens, people arguing, and car horns 24/7. Concord, NC is beyond peaceful and quiet. A lot of my family have relocated to Concord to bask in the serenity this great city offers!
Concord is a beautiful and extremely affordable area near Charlotte to live. Commute times aren't much more than living in the outskirts of Charlotte but housing costs are substantially lower. It is a relatively safe place to live with a moderate amount of activities near by as well as multiple world class Universities to choose from within 45 minutes!