The town of Cornelius, North Carolina is situated in the Charlotte metropolitan area.
Cornelius is quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite peaceful - however some parts can be quite loud, especially around Interstate 77 or the railway line. Most locations within the town have fairly good access to public green spaces, like McDowell Creek Greenway and Blythe Landing Park, since they aren't well-spread out. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to check out.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Cornelius, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. Roughly 45% of properties in this part of the Charlotte metropolitan area were built since the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This town is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the population of this town own their home while renters make up the remainder.
Traveling on foot to primary schools can be difficult in Cornelius, which does not have any high schools. Residents have the choice between public and private elementary schools. As far as food is concerned, a portion of property owners in this part of the Charlotte metropolitan area may be able to reach one of approximately 20 grocery stores on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also over 100 restaurants and cafes in Cornelius.
Driving is usually the best approach to navigate Cornelius. The majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 77, and parking is generally easy. On the other hand, walking is not very practical for property owners in Cornelius because few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.