Charlotte Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Charlotte Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
9,090

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.4%
5 - 17:
16.9%
18 - 24:
9.8%
25 - 34:
13.4%
35 - 54:
25.4%
55 - 64:
12.9%
Over 65 Years:
15.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
3.1%
3.1%
High School Graduates
90.4%
90.4%
College Graduated
14.5%
14.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Charlotte
$26,775
$26,775
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Charlotte
$50,907
$50,907
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.7%

Employment Industries in Charlotte

 
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Manufacturing
23.8%
23.8%
Healthcare
14.0%
14.0%
Retail
12.7%
12.7%
Public Service
8.7%
8.7%
Accommodation
8.2%
8.2%
Education
5.0%
5.0%
Other
4.8%
4.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.8%
4.8%
Construction
3.9%
3.9%
Transportation
3.8%
3.8%
Finance
3.1%
3.1%
Administration
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
92.2%
92.2%
Black Or African American
0.6%
0.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
0.4%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.0%
1.0%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
5.8%
5.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
21.5%
21.5%
Irish
17.2%
17.2%
English
11.2%
11.2%
Polish
5.1%
5.1%
Dutch
3.4%
3.4%
Italian
3.1%
3.1%
French
2.8%
2.8%
Norwegian
2.4%
2.4%
Scottish
1.7%
1.7%
European
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
1.2%
1.2%
Russian
0.8%
0.8%
Canadian
0.8%
0.8%
French Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Other Arab
0.4%
0.4%
Lithuanian
0.3%
0.3%
British
0.3%
0.3%
Welsh
0.3%
0.3%
Slovak
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
94.9%
94.9%
Spanish
2.9%
2.9%
Italian
1.5%
1.5%
Polish
1.4%
1.4%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.0%
0.0%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Charlotte Residents:
1.8%