Kannapolis, North Carolina Population 2019

Kannapolis, North Carolina's estimated population is 49,761 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Kannapolis, North Carolina is the 20th largest city in North Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1526.12 people/mi² (589.24 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.7 years, 34.7 years for males, and 36.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.75 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Kannapolis, North Carolina is $49,637, while the mean household income is $65,461.

Kannapolis Nc Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kannapolis Nc was:

  • White: 66.96%
  • Black or African American: 21.85%
  • Other race: 6.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.42%
  • Asian: 1.58%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%

How Many People Live in Kannapolis, North Carolina?

49,761
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201849,7619922.03%
201748,7691,1932.51%
201647,5761,2622.72%
201546,3141,0082.22%
201445,3069302.10%
201344,3766181.41%
201243,7586061.40%
201143,1524671.09%
201042,6855,7751.46%
200036,9107,2142.20%
199029,696-5,868-1.79%
198035,564-729-0.20%
197036,2931,6460.47%
196034,6476,2472.01%
195028,4003,4001.28%
194025,0000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,134
Black or African American10,161
Some Other Race3,178
Two or More Races1,127
Asian734
American Indian and Alaska Native138
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26

Kannapolis Nc Population Pyramid 2019

Kannapolis Nc Median Age

35.7


Total

34.7


Male

36.9


Female

Kannapolis Nc Adults

There are 34,288 adults, (6,177 of whom are seniors) in Kannapolis Nc.

Kannapolis Nc Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kannapolis Nc Sex Ratio

Female

24,064

51.75%

Male

22,434

48.25%

Kannapolis Nc Households and Families

Kannapolis Nc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kannapolis Nc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
All58.6%41.4%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Male44.3%55.7%
Female35.1%64.9%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7682.7558.6
Married8,0653.473.1
Non Family4,9871.250.7
Female2,7623.535.1
Male9543.344.3

3.26

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kannapolis Nc Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9886.58%
9th to 12th Grade2,7509.11%
High School Graduate7,88426.11%
Some College8,40527.83%
Associates Degree2,7078.96%
Bachelors Degree4,55015.07%
Graduate Degree1,9156.34%

Kannapolis Nc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,89817,3424,565
Black6,2335,6831,267
Hispanic3,0691,560250
Other Race1,63093593
Asian520408249
Multiple Races443424108
Native American4231
Islander262626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,545$36,040$29,899
Less Than High School$21,556$22,263$16,000
High School Grad$26,054$28,167$22,428
Some College$34,808$42,644$28,961
Bachelors Degree$43,113$51,171$37,901
Graduate Degree$55,339$75,250$50,700

$32,545

Average Earnings

$36,040

Average Male

$29,899

Average Female

Kannapolis Nc Language

Kannapolis Nc Language by Age

Kannapolis Nc Language

86.11% of Kannapolis Nc residents speak only English, while 13.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.13% of the population.

Kannapolis Nc Poverty

Kannapolis Nc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,8893,58212.84%
Black10,0331,97219.66%
Hispanic6,3531,60125.20%
Other3,17890628.51%
Multiple1,11515914.26%
Asian734547.36%
Native1274434.65%

16.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.98%

Male Poverty Rate

16.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kannapolis Nc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kannapolis Nc is Native, with 34.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kannapolis Nc is Asian, with 7.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.09%
High School12.57%
Some College10.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.66%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.64%
Female Unemployed31.15%
Female Employed9.40%
Male Employed7.67%

Kannapolis Nc Income

Kannapolis Nc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,637$65,461
Families$56,085$75,055
Married Families$72,053$90,513
Non Families$28,221$38,414

Kannapolis Nc Marital Status

Kannapolis Nc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kannapolis Nc Married by Age and Sex

Kannapolis Nc Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kannapolis Nc Marital Status by Race

Kannapolis Nc Veterans

2,707

Number of Veterans

2,396

Male Veterans

311

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam851
First Gulf War673
Second Gulf War606
Korea213
World War II91

Kannapolis Nc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0578.61%
Black5888.21%
Hispanic952.48%
Other572.72%
2 or More50.95%

Kannapolis Nc Veterans by Education

5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kannapolis Nc Employment Status

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kannapolis Nc Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.47%

Born in North Carolina

91.72%

Native Born

8.28%

Foreign Born

6.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.72% of Kannapolis Nc residents were born in the United States, with 59.47% having been born in North Carolina. 6.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.