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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%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
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)
not what it is cracked up to be
Charlotte is not what people hype it up to... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Twenty Year racism of Novant Hospital in Charlotte
I have been in Charlotte for 25 years as a physician. Born in India, I did my entire medical education and training in the US. In 1995, Novant Hospital (formerly... (read more)
re: Thinking of moving - 4/9/2015
Public schools in Charlotte are in decline. Good teachers are leaving for better paying jobs elsewhere, even being recruited by other states because so many want to... (read more)
re: Our view point - 3/15/2015
Hey Paul. I am writing because I see u are from Castaic. My wife and I are thinking of relocating to the Lake Norman area (Denver, Huntersville, etc) . I was... (read more)
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