Concord is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 105,240 people and 27 constituent neighborhoods, Concord is the tenth 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 $70,973.00.
Unlike some cities, Concord isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Concord are a mix 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 (11.90%), sales jobs (10.60%), and office and administrative support (10.16%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.27% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The population of Concord is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.28% of adults in Concord have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Concord in 2018 was $34,938, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,752 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 13.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Concord include German, Irish, English, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Concord is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.