Charlotte is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 3,856 people and just one neighborhood, Charlotte is the 38th largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
Charlotte home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Charlotte real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Charlotte isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Charlotte are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Charlotte is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Charlotte who work in management occupations (21.50%), sales jobs (11.58%) and healthcare (8.96%).
Of important note, Charlotte is also a town of artists. Charlotte has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Charlotte’s character.
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: 14.36% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Charlotte is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Charlotte is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Charlotte really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Charlotte perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.