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Concord is a city in Cabarrus County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named by early residents, for agreement on the location of the settlement.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Carolina named Concord. For links to other places called Concord, NC, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Concord is 35.408N. The longitude is -80.579W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 58,943.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Concord demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cabarrus County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28075 ZIP code.
16% of Concord residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Concord ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Concord was $21,523, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Concord residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Concord include North Union Street Historic District, South Union Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Concord, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,123.
Libraries in Concord include Charles A. Cannon Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Concord include Independent Tribune
TV stations in Concord include WUNG.
Cabarrus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Concord political report.
The average commute time for Concord workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Concord between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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