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Encyclopedia > Cornelius, North Carolina

Cornelius is a town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 11,969 at the 2000 census. Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ...

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Geography

Cornelius is located at 35°28′44″N, 80°53′4″W (35.478954, -80.884532)GR1. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 22.6 km² (8.7 mi²). 21.9 km² (8.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (3.20%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 11,969 people, 5,113 households, and 3,374 families residing in the town. The population density was 546.2/km² (1,415.5/mi²). There were 5,716 housing units at an average density of 260.9/km² (676.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.65% White, 5.62% African American, 0.21% Native American, 1.24% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.79% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 5,113 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.87. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 36.7% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $71,259, and the median income for a family was $89,945. Males had a median income of $60,514 versus $39,489 for females. The per capita income for the town was $45,023. About 3.6% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Famous Residents

Robby Gordon (born in Bellflower, California, on January 2, 1969) is an American racing driver who currently competes in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, owning his #7 Ford Fusion, sponsored by Jim Beam, although he has also raced in the NASCAR Busch and Craftsman Truck series, Champ Car, the IRL... Coy Gibbs (born December 9, 1972) is a former NASCAR driver and currently an assistant coach with the Washington Redskins. ... Joe Jackson Gibbs (born November 25, 1940) is a Hall of Fame American football coach and NASCAR Championship team owner. ... Howard Augustan Wheeler, Jr. ... Jimmy Spencer Jimmy Spencer (born February 15, 1957 in Berwick, Pennsylvania) is an American NASCAR driver and commentator. ... Russell William Rusty Wallace (born August 14, 1956 in Fenton, Missouri) is a former NASCAR champion, NASCAR Busch Series car owner, and television broadcaster with ESPN and ESPN on ABC. Wallace had his first live broadcast of the Indy 500 on May 28, 2006. ... Ricky the Dragon Steamboat Richard Blood, (born February 28, 1953 in Charlotte, North Carolina) better known by his stage name Ricky The Dragon Steamboat, is an American professional wrestler. ... John William Will Ferrell (born July 16, 1967[1]) is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Irish-American comedian, impressionist and actor who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has since gone on to a successful film career. ... Robert Lee Parish (born August 30, 1953 ) in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American basketball center. ...

External links

  • Official Cornelius, NC website

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Project: Cornelius (323 words)
Following the example of many of the finest developments of the pre-war era, the city purchased a large vacant property adjacent to its town core and initiated a design charrette.
The Cornelius project is one of five transit-oriented developments (TODs) planned for the north rail corridor of the County’s transit plan.
Along with the neighboring towns of Davidson and Huntersville, Cornelius has the opportunity to determine a coordinated land use and development policy grounded in the techniques and philosophy of traditional town planning.
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It does produce a permanent scar, which, depending on the extent of the original problem and the surgery required to correct it, can extend from hip to hip.
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Tummy tuck surgery is particularly helpful to women who, through multiple pregnancies, have stretched their abdominal muscles and skin beyond the point where they can return to normal.
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