Most Expensive Charlotte Neighborhoods
|1||Sharon Rd / Ferncliff Rd|
|2||Providence Rd / Colville Rd|
|3||Queens U of Charlotte / Selwyn Ave|
|4||Sharon Rd / Colony Rd|
|5||Providence Rd / Queens Rd|
|6||E Morehead St / Kenilworth Ave|
|7||Pineville Matthews Rd / Reverdy Ln|
|9||Darby Chase Dr / James Richard Dr|
|10||Randolph Rd / N Wendover Rd|
Charlotte is a very large city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 792,862 people and 200 constituent neighborhoods, Charlotte is the largest community in North Carolina.
Charlotte is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.32%), sales jobs (12.78%) and management occupations (11.27%).
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 a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Charlotte. This makes Charlotte a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Charlotte presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
Of the large cities in America, Charlotte is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 80.64% of people in Charlotte drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in Charlotte, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.
One of the benefits of being a big city like Charlotte is having a public transportation system, but in Charlotte the transit system is the mode of choice for lots of people getting to and from work every day. You will find many people using the bus for their daily commute, even though other transportation options exist. If you ask these commuters, many will tell you that not having to drive in the snarl of big city traffic is one of main reasons for leaving the car at home, or even not owning a car at all. With so many people taking the bus Charlotte benefits from a reduction in air pollution and traffic.
The population of Charlotte is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.37% of adults in Charlotte have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Charlotte in 2010 was $31,653, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,612 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 13.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Charlotte include German, English, Irish, Italian and Scots-Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Charlotte's cultural character, accounting for 15.10% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Charlotte is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||289,860|
|CHARLOTTE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||59.31%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||40.69%|
|TYPE OF CHARLOTTE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||57.33%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.15%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.50%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||28.69%|
|SIZE OF CHARLOTTE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.97%|
|AGE OF CHARLOTTE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||25.22%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||50.32%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||21.21%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.26%|
|CHARLOTTE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$169,882|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$795|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $49,000||2.62%|
|$49,001 - $98,000||12.55%|
|$98,001 - $196,000||43.38%|
|$196,001 - $294,000||18.05%|
|$294,001 - $392,000||8.93%|
|$392,001 - $490,000||4.71%|
|$490,001 - $736,000||5.33%|
|$736,001 - $981,000||2.25%|
|PEOPLE OF CHARLOTTE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.59%|
|5 TO 17||17.66%|
|18 TO 24||10.14%|
|25 TO 34||17.57%|
|35 TO 54||29.10%|
|55 TO 64||9.47%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.48%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.01%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$52,916|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,653|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||16.00%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (11.44%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.58%)
Information Technology (2.74%)
Real estate (2.47%)
Public Service (2.09%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||35.03%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.48%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.08%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||6.83%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||13.08%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (6.49%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (80.38%)
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