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Living In Cornelius, NC

Cornelius is a small city in North Carolina with slightly less than 27,000 residents. With an average age of just under 40, the city's population is slightly older compared to other municipalities in the state, which has an average age of 38. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 33% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,265/month, exceeding the state average by $333 a month, relatively high rent costs may be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.

Cornelius has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 10% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 25% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. If you're looking for a variety of career options, Cornelius has a surplus. The four most common industries are retail, entertainment, scientific, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 27% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in management, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of about $99K, Cornelius workers earn more than the average North Carolina resident. Cornelius's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Cornelius has an average commute time of about 31 minutes, longer than the state average of about 25 minutes. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is not widely used. Few commuters walk to work.

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