Charlotte is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,088 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Charlotte is the 127th largest community in Michigan. Charlotte has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Charlotte who work in office and administrative support (16.14%), sales jobs (7.34%), and food service (7.29%).
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.
The citizens of Charlotte are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.44% of adults in Charlotte have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Charlotte in 2010 was $25,435, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,740 for a family of four. However, Charlotte contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Charlotte include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and French.
The most common language spoken in Charlotte is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.