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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 4.50%, with job growth of 3.50%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.49%.

Charlotte, North Carolina Taxes
Charlotte, North Carolina,sales tax rate is 7.25%. Income tax is 5.75%.

Charlotte, North Carolina Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $31,844, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $53,274.

  ECONOMYCharlotte, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.50%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  3.50%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  42.49%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.75%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $31,844$28,555
  Household Income  $53,274$53,482
  Family Median Income  $64,349$65,443
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  12.02%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  4.97%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  10.75%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.25%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.15%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.95%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  10.27%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.55%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  11.81%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.86%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  6.42%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  11.77%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  0.00%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.00%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  15.20%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  1.96%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.94%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.47%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  2.94%5.76%
  Building maintenance  14.71%4.01%
  Personal care  3.92%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  15.69%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  5.39%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  5.39%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  18.63%12.09%

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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
  
Charlotte "The Best"
I can count 10 people I know who have moved away from Charlotte and has moved back. Hmmmm. That says a... (read more)
Charlotte NC
Beautiful place,nice polite,people in general but not even close to NYC or Long Island as far as fun and excitement goes. Much cheaper to live but can be very slow,ass... (read more)
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)
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