Concord (kon-kord) is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. According to Census 2010, the city has a current population of 79,066. It is the largest city in Cabarrus County and is the county seat. In terms of population, the city of Concord is the second largest city in the Charlotte Metropolitan Area. According to the North Carolina State Demographer's Office, Concord is the twelfth largest city in North Carolina. The city was also a winner of the All-America City Award in 2004. Located near the center of Cabarrus County, it is twenty miles (32 km) northeast of Uptown Charlotte.More
Concord has a diverse economy comprising shipping and transportation, banking, manufacturing, motorsports, and various service sectors.More
Educational opportunities include public and private schools in elementary, secondary, and higher education. Publicly, the area in Concord is served by the Cabarrus County Schools system. There are 12 elementary schools in Concord, along with 4 middle schools, and 5 high schools. For higher education, residents may choose from Rowan–Cabarrus Community College, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, Barber-Scotia College, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte located a few miles southwest of Concord.
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