Cornelius Real Estate Market Overview

Could Cornelius, NC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Cornelius. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Cornelius such as Da...vidson and Huntersville. When you’re ready, Trulia has 184 resale and new homes in Cornelius lined up for you, including 6 open houses, and 25 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Cornelius show a 28% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 3% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Cornelius for Nov 16 to Feb 15 was $258,250 based on 122 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Cornelius was $155, an increase of 20% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Cornelius for Jan 16 to Feb 16 was $1,650.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Cornelius can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in Cornelius

There are 4 schools in Cornelius.

Elementary Schools

Cornelius Elementary School

Public, K - 5


J.V. Washam Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools

Bailey Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools

William Amos Hough High School

Public, 9 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in Cornelius by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Cornelius commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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