Concord, NC


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Living in Concord

Concord is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 87,696 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Concord is the 12th largest community in North Carolina.

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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Concord who work in sales jobs (12.09%), office and administrative support (12.06%), and management occupations (11.82%).

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.

In terms of college education, Concord is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.60% of adults in Concord have a college degree.

The per capita income in Concord in 2010 was $26,543, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,172 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 12.27% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Concord include Irish, English, Italian, and African.

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