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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 5.30%, with job growth of 1.85%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.40%.

Charlotte, North Carolina Taxes
Charlotte, North Carolina,sales tax rate is 7.25%. Income tax is 5.80%.

Charlotte, North Carolina Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $31,653, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $52,916.

  ECONOMYCharlotte, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.30%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  1.85%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  38.40%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  7.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.80%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $31,653$28,051
  Household Income  $52,916$53,046
  Family Median Income  $63,410$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  11.62%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  4.67%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  10.64%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.72%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.58%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.72%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  10.27%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.42%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  12.12%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.59%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  5.67%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  18.50%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  5.92%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.74%1.66%
  Legal  1.31%1.17%
  Education, library  5.40%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  2.21%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  4.64%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.03%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.56%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  6.16%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.68%3.97%
  Personal care  2.87%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  26.09%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.15%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  7.37%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  10.37%12.10%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
The Beginning of University Citys Boon Years
We in commercial real estate have always know that the University City area of Charlotte has been a soft but stable market, meaning that lease rates are lower and more... (read more)
Wanting to Relocate from Louisville KY
Need information on career jobs, have a Bachelor's Degree in Professional Psychology and a Master's Degree in Human Behavior. My daughter is 14 and a straight A Honor... (read more)
re: No jobs here... - 2/25/2009
***THERE ARE NO JOBS HERE! Charlotte's top industries: Banking (too bad banks are not hiring), Manufacturing (I hope you got a license to run a forklift), and the... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Moving from the UK
Hi, I'm moving to Charlotte in early 2017 with my husband and our two sons (age 1 and 6) my husband is an American citizen so already has his social security no. Etc and... (read more)
re: MOVING TO CHARLOTTE NC FROM ARLINGTON, WA - 1
Hi...did you make the move? How's it going? I'm in the HR field and I'm seriously considering moving to Charlotte at the end of the... (read more)
MOVING TO CHARLOTTE NC FROM ARLINGTON, WA
I am interested in moving to Charlotte NC from outside of Seattle WA. I am Accountant/Human Resource Generalist. I would appreciate any information on living in this... (read more)
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