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Charlotte, North Carolina
Wichita, Kansas
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Charlotte is 12% more densely populated than Wichita.
People are 4% less likely to be married in Wichita.
The Median Age is 0.4 years younger in Charlotte.

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PEOPLE
 Charlotte, NCWichita, KSUnited States
 Population827,097389,965321,418,820
 Population - 2010705,896373,725308,745,538
 Population - 2000540,828344,284285,036,114
 Population - 1990395,934304,011251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now108.90%28.27%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now52.93%13.27%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,7262,43191
 Land Area3031603,531,905
 Water Area24264,837
 Median Age33.63437.4
 Female Population52.05%50.58%50.81%
 Male Population47.95%49.42%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Charlotte, NCWichita, KSUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.31%8.08%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.24%7.51%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.46%6.80%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.81%3.99%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.06%4.05%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.97%6.06%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.43%14.74%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4415.47%12.18%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.25%13.01%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.57%6.21%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.44%5.34%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.16%6.38%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.70%3.87%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.14%1.78%1.85%
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 RACE
 Charlotte, NCWichita, KSUnited States
 White43.90%63.93%62.77%
 Black34.42%11.22%12.24%
 Asian5.52%4.74%4.95%
 Native American0.25%0.73%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.06%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.19%0.11%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.24%3.56%2.13%
 Hispanic13.43%15.69%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic86.57%84.31%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Charlotte, NCWichita, KSUnited States
 Households298,815150,282116,211,000
 Family Households181,09492,94376,958,100
 Non Family Households117,72157,33939,253,000
 Household Size2.552.532.63
 Married Population45.64%49.76%50.58%
 Single Population54.36%50.24%49.42%
 Now Married42.60%47.75%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.05%2.01%2.17%
 Never Married39.52%31.51%32.55%
 Widowed4.49%5.68%5.95%
 Divorced10.35%13.05%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.12%33.30%31.68%
 Married, no children33.92%38.42%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.73%19.78%16.94%
 Single, no children11.22%8.50%9.95%
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