Concord, North Carolina Population 2021

100,639
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Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 100,639, it is the 10th largest city in North Carolina and the 321st largest city in the United States . Concord is currently growing at a rate of 2.18% annually and its population has increased by 27.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 79,066 in 2010. Concord reached it's highest population of 100,639 in 2021. Spanning over 64 miles, Concord has a population density of 1,585 people per square mile.

The average household income in Concord is $88,652 with a poverty rate of 10.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $963 per month, and the median house value is $206,600. The median age in Concord is 36.8 years, 35.3 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Concord Demographics

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

  • White: 64.82%
  • Black or African American: 21.63%
  • Other race: 5.47%
  • Asian: 4.82%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Concord, North Carolina is 100,639 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 94,192.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 79,066.

Concord, North Carolina Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,724,75043,9301.61%
20202,680,82043,9401.64%
20192,636,88043,9301.67%
20182,592,95042,5801.64%
20172,550,37050,6701.99%
20162,499,70051,8002.07%
20152,447,90047,4201.94%
20142,400,48041,8201.74%
20132,358,66039,9901.70%
20122,318,67037,4401.61%
20112,281,23031,1101.36%
20102,250,1200.00%

Concord Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59,62464.82%
Black or African American19,89321.63%
Some Other Race5,0345.47%
Asian4,4324.82%
Two or More Races2,4502.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native4690.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander780.08%
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Concord Population by Race

Concord Population Pyramid $2021

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Concord Median Age

36.8


Total

35.3


Male

38.1


Female

Concord Adults

There are 67,973 adults, (11,034 of whom are seniors) in Concord.

Concord Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Concord Sex Ratio

Female

47,484

51.62%

Male

44,496

48.38%

Concord Population by Age

Concord Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Concord Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All67.7%32.3%
Male50.7%49.3%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female43.5%56.5%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Concord Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,5282.7967.7
Married17,4443.3984.4
Non Family9,3301.2350.2
Female4,2363.5243.5
Male1,5183.450.7

3.33

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Concord Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6614.38%
9th to 12th Grade3,6856.06%
High School Graduate13,90322.86%
Some College12,70820.90%
Associates Degree5,0518.31%
Bachelors Degree14,25123.44%
Graduate Degree8,54714.06%
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Concord Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Concord Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White38,83336,24515,329
Black12,76310,9543,572
Hispanic5,5063,5111,095
Asian3,0713,0422,481
Other Race2,1051,146290
2+ Races1,001956391
Native American31317847
Islander787868

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 87.18%.

Concord Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,412$49,869$36,015
Less Than 9th Grade$26,563$30,801$18,278
High School Graduate$31,702$34,581$27,146
Some College$35,703$44,164$29,602
Bachelors Degree$59,244$79,583$45,967
Graduate Degree$63,463$107,640$49,206

$42,412

Average Earnings

$49,869

Average Male

$36,015

Average Female

Concord Earnings by Educational Attainment

Concord Language by Age

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Concord Language

83.35% of Concord residents speak only English, while 16.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.45% of the population.

Concord Language

Concord Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White53,3053,5916.74%
Black19,5652,78214.22%
Hispanic11,5832,70023.31%
Other4,9081,82537.18%
Multiple2,43032713.46%
Asian4,4311202.71%
Native462194.11%

10.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.88%

Male Poverty Rate

12.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Concord

The race most likely to be in poverty in Concord is Other, with 37.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Concord is Asian, with 2.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

Concord Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.36%
High School9.74%
Some College8.76%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Concord Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.64%
Male Unemployed16.96%
Female Employed6.59%
Male Employed4.28%

Concord Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Concord Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,984$88,652
Families$83,597$103,510
Married Families$101,020$120,614
Non Families$37,511$48,238
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Income by Household Type

Concord Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Concord Married by Age and Sex

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Concord Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Concord Marital Status by Race

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Concord Marital Status

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4,556

Number of Veterans

4,161

Male Veterans

395

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,478
First Gulf War1,327
Second Gulf War915
Korea303
World War II117

Concord Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,380
65 to 741,190
55 to 64842
75+812
18 to 34332

Concord Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8568.48%
Black5493.73%
Hispanic2073.05%
Asian531.68%
2+ Races514.13%
Native American4714.16%

Concord Veterans by Race

Concord Veterans by Education

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5.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Concord Veterans by Education

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Concord Employment by Age

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Concord Employment by Race

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Concord Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.66%

Born in Concord

89.20%

Native Born

10.80%

Foreign Born

5.96%

Non Citizen

4.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.20% of Concord residents were born in the United States, with 47.66% having been born in North Carolina. 5.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Concord Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021100,6392,1492.18%
202098,4902,1492.23%
201996,3412,1492.28%
201894,1922,0282.20%
201792,1642,4012.67%
201689,7632,2732.60%
201587,4902,0952.45%
201485,3951,9792.37%
201383,4161,2821.56%
201282,1341,4091.75%
201180,7251,1541.45%
201079,57123,5943.58%
200055,97728,6307.43%
199027,34710,4054.90%
198016,942-1,522-0.86%
197018,4646650.37%
196017,7991,3130.77%
195016,4869140.57%
194015,5723,7522.80%
193011,8201,9171.79%
19209,9031,1881.29%
19108,7158050.97%
19007,9103,5716.19%
18904,3390.00%

Concord Population by Year