Cleveland County

Cleveland County

Last updated July 2020

63,751 Total Voters

Republican 35.08% Democrat 35.66% Libertarian 0.45% Unaffiliated 28.81%
White 72.15% Black 21.11% Other 6.74%

Cleveland County is a county located in the foothills of the Blueridge Mountains and the western Piedmont, and on the southern border of the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 98,078. Its county seat is Shelby.

Cleveland County comprises the Shelby, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. This is included in the Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC Combined Statistical Area. In the late 19th and early 20th century, this was an area of textile mills.

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Unemployment 9.98%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • Kelly Hastings (NC-110)
  • Tim Moore (NC-111)
  • State Senate
  • Warren Daniel (NC-46)

Election Results