Most Expensive Charlotte Neighborhoods
Charlotte is a very large city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 809,958 people and 200 constituent neighborhoods, Charlotte is the largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Charlotte is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Charlotte is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Charlotte who work in office and administrative support (12.88%), sales jobs (12.38%) and management occupations (11.22%).
Also of interest is that Charlotte has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Charlotte is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Charlotte is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
Charlotte is one of the most car-oriented large cities in America. A full 80.99% of people drive their car alone to work each day. If you like to drive, you'll love it. And you better. Because walking to work is just not a viable option for most people who live in Charlotte. Highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers are part of the common Charlotte landscape.
Charlotte is a big city, and with that comes lots of benefits. One benefit is that most big cities have public transit, but Charlotte really shines when it comes to the extensiveness and use of its public transit system. More than most large American cities, Charlotte citizens use public transit daily to get to and from work. And while there are transportation options, most people in Charlotte ride the bus. Whereas in some cities one is destined to sit in traffic every morning to get to work and every evening to get home, in Charlotte a lot leave their cars at home (if they even choose to own one), and hop a ride on the bus.
The education level of Charlotte ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Charlotte, 40.66% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Charlotte in 2010 was $31,844, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,376 for a family of four. However, Charlotte contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Charlotte is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Charlotte home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Charlotte residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Charlotte also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Charlotte include German, English, Irish, Italian, Scots-Irish and Scottish.
In addition, Charlotte has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.26%).
The most common language spoken in Charlotte is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||298,815|
|CHARLOTTE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||54.50%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||45.50%|
|TYPE OF CHARLOTTE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||56.70%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.21%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.32%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||29.47%|
|SIZE OF CHARLOTTE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.32%|
|AGE OF CHARLOTTE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||26.25%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||50.03%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||20.66%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.06%|
|CHARLOTTE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$182,877|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,332|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||3.65%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||14.24%|
|$107,001 - $215,000||41.66%|
|$215,001 - $322,000||17.43%|
|$322,001 - $429,000||9.02%|
|$429,001 - $536,000||4.51%|
|$536,001 - $804,000||5.10%|
|$804,001 - $1,073,000||2.34%|
|PEOPLE OF CHARLOTTE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.31%|
|5 TO 17||17.51%|
|18 TO 24||10.04%|
|25 TO 34||17.43%|
|35 TO 54||28.71%|
|55 TO 64||10.00%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.00%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.14%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$53,274|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,844|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||17.30%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (11.60%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.25%)
Information Technology (2.76%)
Real estate (2.28%)
Public Service (2.10%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||34.96%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.41%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.06%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.45%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.68%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||13.43%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (9.74%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (79.81%)
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