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Kannapolis is a city in Cabarrus County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area. (The community straddles Cabarrus and Rowan counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for the Cannon Mills

The latitude of Kannapolis is 35.487N. The longitude is -80.621W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 38,178.


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Median household income
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$35,532
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kannapolis demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 118. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· George Clinton, musician
· Dale Earnhardt, race car driver
Nearby parks & recreation: Bakers Creek Park
Sports teams: Intimidators (minor league baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Textile Museum by Fieldcrest Cannon
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 73

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13% of Kannapolis residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kannapolis ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kannapolis was $17,539, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Kannapolis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kannapolis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $862.


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Libraries in Kannapolis include Kannapolis Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Kannapolis include Independent Tribune

TV stations in Kannapolis include WAXN.

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Cabarrus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kannapolis political report.

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The average commute time for Kannapolis workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kannapolis between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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