Phone: 704-347-8942

Toll Free: 800-554-4373

Charlotte Regional Partnership
550 South Caldwell Street, Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Total Population189,495
Total Households69,293
Average Age37.3

Age % The Population

0-14 years22.8%
15-24 years12%
25-34 years12.7%
35-44 years16%
45-54 years14.6%
65+ years10.6%
55-64 years11.3%

ESRI 2014

Household Income

Year Median HHI PCI

ESRI 2014

Workforce Education

Level Total %
Less than High School13.5%
High School Graduate27.7%
Some College23.7%
Associates Degree10.2%
Bachelor's Degree17.4%
Graduate/Professional Degree7.6%

ESRI 2014


Labor Force88,571

ESRI 2014

Largest Employers

Largest Employers
Carolinas Medical Center- Northeast
Hendrick Motorsports
S&D Coffee and Tea

Charlotte USA regional counties

Employment By Industry

Industry Emp. % Emp.
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining 0.6%
Construction 7.4%
Manufacturing 10.6%
Transportation, Utilities 5.1%
Information 1.6%
Wholesale Trade 2.8%
Retail Trade 12.0%
FIRE 8.4%
Services 48.7%
Public Administration 2.9%

EMSI 2014


As Cabarrus County heads into the future, it is poised for sustained growth and development. The county is attractive to businesses with its close proximity to Charlotte and the I-85 corridor, well-trained diversified work force, and its excellent quality of life.

Cabarrus County offers sites and buildings with excellent infrastructure, including well-designed business parks with accessible utilities and easy road access. Cabarrus County is also a tourist destination for hundreds of thousands of race fans attending races at Charlotte Motor Speedway each year.

Cabarrus Economic Development
Margie Bukowski
3003 Dale Earnhardt Blvd
Kannapolis, NC 28083


  Charlotte Regional Partnership
Ronnie Bryant
550 South Caldwell St.
Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202