The town is located just north of Charlotte North Carolina and takes 30 minutes to commute to uptown Charlotte. Interstate 77, also known as theBill Lee Freeway, connects the town to Charlotte NC, and the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. Interstate 485 encircles Charlotte and provides a quick alternative to the Charlotte-Douglas InternationL Airport and locations such as Uptown Charlotte, Pineville, Ballaytne, Blakeney, Weddington, Matthews, Indian Trail, Monroe, and Fort Mill and Rock Hill, SC.
Located right off Exit 28 of Interstate 77 is the perfect location for commuters, families, college students and small business owners. If you are moving to the area, it is a great location for permanent residents and also has proved to be a relaxing vacation for those that want to enjoy Lake Norman. Homes consist of a variety of styles from cozy bungalows or cottages, to lakefront condos and estates, to private gated communities. Don’t forget to check out some of the Cornelius restaurant on the tabs above.
Why move to this area?
US Census, NC Office of Budget and Management, Arnett Muldrow & Associates. Ltd. The median household income in the Town of Cornelius is nearly $84,000, which dwarfs the state median of$46,494, the MSA median of $55,666, and the Mecklenburg County median of $58,431. Along with a high income median, comes a low crime rate. According to Neighborhood Scout, Roughly similar to the national average, their analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Cornelius is one in 611. Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cornelius; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 18 per 1,000 residents.
It should come as no surprise that safety is a vital factor when buying a new home. For 20,000 home shoppers surveyed by researchers at John Burns Real Estate Consulting, a California-based independent research and consulting firm, safety was actually more important than price.
So naturally, a town with a low crime rate can command higher prices than a town with a high crime rate because demand for homes is higher in the town with lower crime. And when crime rates start soaring, demand for homes in those areas drops — and so do home prices.
Great Public Schools
If you are relocating to Cornelius, NC and have an elementary student they may attend J.V. Washam or Cornelius Elementary. Both schools are top notch. Parents give reviews on the caring and positive influence of the teachers. Their faculty gets rave reviews in taking time in as many ways as possible to make sure that students get all the extra help needed to be a successful student. The schools receive a 9 out of 10 score from Great Schools.
Bailey Middle School reviews commend the teachers and staff on their professionalism. The curriculum is challenging and the school provides lots of extracurricular opportunities. This school teaches life skills that translate to future success. The school receives a 10 out of 10 from Great Schools.
William Amos Hough High has great parent reviews on supporting and preparing kids for college. The staff and teachers at this school lead with skill and a true respect for students and teachers. This staff goes above and beyond to make sure that their students have a great experience and are challenged for the future.
The citizens of Cornelius, NC, attend the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Elementary schools include Cornelius Elementary and JV Washam Elementary. Middle schools include the Bailey Middle School and Community School of Davidson. William Amos Hough High School opened in August 2012 and currently serves over 2000 students.
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