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.
One thing noticeable about Charlotte, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Charlotte is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Charlotte a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Charlotte is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
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.
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.
Charlotte is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.66% of adults in Charlotte have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
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.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Charlotte's cultural character, accounting for 15.26% of the city’s population.
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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