Concord is the home to Charlotte Motor Speedway, a NASCAR Research and Development Office (which also is the headquarters for research for touring and sportscar racing operations), and several professional race teams, including Hendrick Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports, and Chip Ganassi Racing. The city was a winner of the All-America City Award in 2004. Der Median des Alters betrug 34 Jahre. The current mayor of Concord is William C. "Bill" Dusch,[22] and the current city manager is Lloyd Payne was appointed on April 1, 2018 following the retirement after 20 years of W. Brian Hiatt. According to the city's 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[20] the top employers in the city are: Downtown shopping features merchants offering antiques, fine collectibles, and arts and crafts. This includes two malls, a museum, a family resort, a NASCAR track, and an arena and events center that can be used for multiple purposes for the entire county. Garage parking! Several other smaller cities and towns are located close to Concord, including Kannapolis, China Grove, Landis, Mount Pleasant, Harrisburg, Midland, and Locust. [5] Of those persons claiming to be of one race, the racial breakdown is 70.4% white, 17.8% black or African American, 2.6% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Pacific islander, 6.4% of other races. [12] The mill operated under black ownership through 1904, hitting difficult times after Coleman died. Among the owners of the new mills in the area were men of the rising black middle-class in Wilmington, North Carolina, such as W. C. Coleman, John C. Dancy (appointed as collector of customs at the port), and others, who organized Coleman Manufacturing Company in 1897. He served five churches from Salisbury to Concord, and subsequently planted twenty congregations and five schools in the greater Concord, Cabarrus, and Rowan county areas.[18]. The city is home to the international headquarters for ACN Inc.. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. In addition to the Cabarrus County Courthouse, the Barber-Scotia College, Boger-Hartsell Farm, McCurdy Log House, Mill Hill, North Union Street Historic District, Odell-Locke-Randolph Cotton Mill, Reed Gold Mine, South Union Street Courthouse and Commercial Historic District, South Union Street Historic District, Spears House, Stonewall Jackson Training School Historic District, and Union Street North-Cabarrus Avenue Commercial Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Concord is home to several notable attractions. Concord has a local bus system known as CKRider that provides service to Concord and Kannapolis. Concord is home to several notable attractions. According to the North Carolina State Demographer's Office, Concord is the twelfth largest city in North Carolina. 226 reviews. Choices are diverse, offering modest homes to multimillion-dollar estates. As a single body, the city council holds most of the power in the city government. ), This page was last edited on 18 November 2020, at 19:58. These two are the primary economic driving forces of the city. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 7.80% of the population. US Highway 29 and US Highway 601 travel through Concord en route to other parts of the Carolinas. [citation needed] Concord is considered a relatively old town by US standards, as it was incorporated in 1806. Unter der Bevölkerung waren 78,8 % Weiße, 15,1 % Afroamerikaner, 0,3 % amerikanische Indianer, 1,2 % Asiaten und 3,4 % von anderen Ethnien; 1,2 % gaben die Zugehörigkeit zu mehreren Ethnien an. Die Bevölkerungsdichte betrug 419 pro km². There are 32,130 housing units in Concord. The area receives a generous amount of rainfall at 43.8 inches (1,110 mm) per year, with February and April being the two driest months. Give good old Wikipedia a great new look: Cover photo is available under {{::mainImage.info.license.name || 'Unknown'}} license. Today, we have a diverse economic base that includes distribution, manufacturing, racing, and professional services. It is the county seat and the largest city in Cabarrus County. The average high temperature in the winter is 43 °F (6 °C), and the average daily low temperature is 29 °F (−2 °C). Unter der Armutsgrenze lebten 8,2 % der Bevölkerung. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 7.80% of the population. Uptown Suites Extended Stay Charlotte NC - Concord. The name Concord means with harmony. Six are required by North Carolina General Statute - fire, police,[23] solid waste, street maintenance, water, and wastewater. Places to see, ways to wander, and signature experiences. This includes two malls, a museum, a family resort, a NASCAR track, and an arena and events center that can be used for multiple purposes for the entire county. The City of Concord provides its neighborhoods with three recreational centers, eight parks, four sport complexes, an aquatics center featuring open swimming and swim lessons, Lake Fisher, with 3 miles (4.8 km) of lakefront and 534 acres (2.16 km2) providing boating, fishing, greenways and bike paths. Thunderstorms, both light and strong, are common in the spring and summer months. Bei der Volkszählung im Jahr 2010 hatte Concord 79.235 Einwohner. März 2019 um 02:21 Uhr bearbeitet. Interstate 485 is located southwest of Concord and parallels the Cabarrus - Mecklenburg County line for several miles, providing access to the Charlotte area. [27] In 2013 Allegaint Air began providing commercial air service from Concord-Padgett Regional to cities in Florida and New Orleans.[28]. The area receives a generous amount of rainfall at 43.8 inches (1,110 mm) per year, with February and April being the two driest months. Concord (/ˈkɒn.kord/) is a city in Cabarrus County, in the U.S. state of North Carolina. There is one railroad line that runs through Concord. Concord is the home to some of North Carolina's top tourist destinations, including NASCAR's Charlotte Motor Speedway and Concord Mills History. Interstate 85 is being widened to eight lanes (four northbound, four southbound) through the city, with construction advancing from south to north. There are currently 45 neighborhoods participating in the program, which contributes to making Concord one of the most sought-after communities for homebuyers in the regional real estate market.