Charlotte, NC
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Charlotte profile

Living in Charlotte

Charlotte is a very large city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 879,709 people and 258 constituent neighborhoods, Charlotte is the largest community in North Carolina.

Charlotte real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Charlotte house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

The citizens of Charlotte are among the most well-educated in the nation: 45.74% of adults in Charlotte have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Charlotte in 2018 was $43,080, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,320 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 14.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Charlotte include German, English, Irish, Italian, and African.

Charlotte also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.29%.

The most common language spoken in Charlotte is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.