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Cornelius

Cornelius, North Carolina

  •   State: 
    North Carolina
      County: 
    Mecklenburg County
      City: 
    Cornelius
      County FIPS: 
    37119
      Coordinates: 
    35°28′21″N 80°52′53″W
      Area total: 
    13.12 sq mi (33.98 km²)
      Area land: 
    12.66 sq mi (32.78 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.46 sq mi (1.20 km²)
      Elevation: 
    742 ft (226 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    35,4729
      Longitude: 
    -80,8845
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    28031
      GMAP: 

    Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States

  •   Population: 
    14,377
      Population density: 
    2,481.79 residents per square mile of area (958.23/km²)
      Household income: 
    $79,480
      Households: 
    8,708
      Unemployment rate: 
    11.10%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.25%
      Income taxes: 
    8.25%

Cornelius is a suburban town located along Lake Norman in northern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. It is a major suburb in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Potts Plantation in Cornelius was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. The town is approximately located at 35°2844N 80°5304W (35.478954, 80.884532). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31 km²), of which 11.8 square miles is land and 0.3 sq miles (0.78 km²) (3.20%) is water. Cornelius is one of three towns located north of Charlotte. Along with its sister towns Davidson and Huntersville, Cornelius serves as a suburb to Charlotte. The median household income in 2010 was $83,789. The citizens of Cornelius, NC, attend the Charlotte-Mecklenberg Schools. William A. Hough High School opened in August 2010 and currently serves over 2,000 students. The library is located on Catawba Avenue just east of exit 28 on I-77. The school system has two elementary schools and two middle schools. It also has a private school, Grace Covenant Academy, and a private Christian school, New Beginnings Christian Academy. It has a branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Meck Lenburg County. The public school system also has two private schools, JV Washam Elementary and Grace Covenant.

History

Potts Plantation in Cornelius was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. It is one of the oldest plantations in the state, dating back to the 18th century. The plantation was built by the Potts family, who lived on the land until the mid-19th century, when they moved to Cornelius. The Plantation is now owned by the Cornelius Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes the preservation of historic buildings and land. It was named after Potts, a former owner of the plantation, in honor of his son, who died in a car accident in the early 1900s. The plantation is located on a site that was once part of Cornelius' historic district. The Cornelius Plantation was built in the late 19th century and is now part of the city's historic district, which was once called Pottsville. The Potts plantation was named for its founder, William Potts. It's located on the site of a former plantation, which dates to the early 1800s, when the area was still part of Missouri. It has since been restored to its original name, Potts Plantations, and is on a National Register of Historic Plantation and National Reservations site in Cornelius, Nebraska. It was listed on the N R  Register of Historical Places in 1998, and was added to the National Register of Historic Plants in 2000.

Geography

Cornelius is one of three towns in Mecklenburg County located north of Charlotte. Along with its sister towns Davidson and Huntersville, Cornelius serves as a suburb to Charlotte. The town is approximately located at 35°2844N 80°5304W (35.478954, 80.884532).According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31 km²), of which 11.8 square miles is land and 0.3square miles (0.78 km²) (3.20%) is water. It is located along Lake Norman in northern Meckenburg County. The city of Cornelius was founded in 1836. The name Cornelius is derived from Cornelius, a town in North Carolina that was once part of the state of North Carolina. It was named after the Cornelius River, which runs through the center of the town. Cornelius has a population of 2,000. It has one of the highest percentages of African-American residents in the U.S., with 1.8% of its population being African-Americans. It also has the highest percentage of Hispanic residents, with 2.7% out of every 1,000 residents. The population of the city is 2,100. It had a population increase of 1.4% in the year 2000. The number of people living in Cornelius in 2010 was 2,788.

Demographics

As of the 2020 U.S. census, there were 31,412 people, 12,307 households, and 7,853 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 91.65% White, 5.62% African American, 1.24% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.79% of the population. According to Claritas Market Statistics, the median household income in 2010 was $83,789. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was2.87. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.9 males. The town's population was 11,969 at the 2000 census, with 5,716 housing units at an average density of 676.0 per square mile (260.9/km²) The town has an estimated population of 31,000 as of the 2016 United States census. It has a population density of 1,415.5 people per squaremile (546.2/km 2) and a population growth rate of 1.7%. The town is located in the eastern part of the state, near the border with New Mexico and New Mexico. It is located on the New Mexico Turnpike, which runs into the state's eastern border. It was the site of a World War II-era battle between the United States and Germany.

Schools and libraries

The citizens of Cornelius, NC, attend the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. William A. Hough High School opened in August 2010 and currently serves over 2,000 students. Cornelius is served by a branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenberg County. The library is located on Catawba Avenue just east of exit 28 on I-77. The town is located at 35°2859.84N 80°5150.68W and has a population of 2,816. It is located in the central part of the city, near the center of the town of Charlotte, North Carolina. The city is located near the North Carolina-South Carolina border and is near the state line with North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. It has an estimated population of 1,814. It also has a small number of private schools, including Grace Covenant Academy, New Beginnings Christian Academy, Phoenix Montessori Academy, and Westmont Christian Academy. The community has a reputation for being friendly and friendly to visitors to the city. It was founded in the early 20th century by a group of African-American men and women who moved to Cornelius to escape the poverty of the surrounding area. The Cornelius community is known as the "Cornelius Men's Club" because of the large number of black men in the town. The men are known for their hard work and dedication to the community. The local women are known as "The Cornelius Women" because they have been active in the community for decades.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina = 8.6. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 20. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Cornelius = 4.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 14,377 individuals with a median age of 39.4 age the population grows by 66.96% in Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,481.79 residents per square mile of area (958.23/km²). There are average 2.29 people per household in the 8,708 households with an average household income of $79,480 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 11.10% of the available work force and has dropped -7.20% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 14.50%. The number of physicians in Cornelius per 100,000 population = 267.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Cornelius = 44 inches and the annual snowfall = 0.3 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 110. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 215. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 29.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 36, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina which are owned by the occupant = 62.71%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 9 years with median home cost = $207,400 and home appreciation of -1.96%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $9.80 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,695 per student. There are 15.6 students for each teacher in the school, 517 students for each Librarian and 585 students for each Counselor. 7.25% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 34.91% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 13.01% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Cornelius's population in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina of 10,291 residents in 1900 has increased 1,4-fold to 14,377 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.79% female residents and 50.21% male residents live in Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

    As of 2020 in Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina are married and the remaining 36.97% are single population.

  • 35 minutes is the average time that residents in Cornelius require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.63% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 6.57% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.07% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 6.95% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 62.71% are owner-occupied homes, another 22.40% are rented apartments, and the remaining 14.88% are vacant.

  • The 46.71% of the population in Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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