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  PEOPLE OVERVIEW
  

The 2014 Charlotte, North Carolina, population is 740,931. There are 2,489 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Charlotte, North Carolina

The median age is 33.4. The US median is 37.2. 47.52% of people in Charlotte, North Carolina, are married. 9.98% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.49 people. 32.82% of people are married, with children. 22.41% have children, but are single.

Race in Charlotte, North Carolina

53.05% of people are white, 34.62% are black, 5.10% are asian, 0.42% are native american, and 4.28% claim 'Other'.

13.09% of the people in Charlotte, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 86.91% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLECharlotte, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  740,931309,138,711
  Population - 2010  731,424308,745,538
  Population - 2000  570,873285,036,114
  Population - 1990  436,597251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  69.71%22.69%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  29.79%8.46%
  Pop. Density  2,48988
  Land Area  297.6783,531,905.42
  Water Area  1.988264,836.79
  Median Age  33.437.2
  Female Population  51.91%50.83%
  Male Population  48.10%49.18%
  ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
  Age 0 to 4  7.57%6.51%
  Age 5 to 9  7.02%6.57%
  Age 10 to 14  6.57%6.68%
  Age 15 to 17  3.91%4.17%
  Age 18 to 20  4.16%4.45%
  Age 21 to 24  5.90%5.52%
  Age 25 to 34  17.61%13.32%
  Age 35 to 44  15.74%13.34%
  Age 45 to 54  13.32%14.44%
  Age 55 to 59  5.36%6.37%
  Age 60 to 64  4.27%5.48%
  Age 65 to 74  4.77%7.12%
  Age 75 to 84  2.68%4.25%
  Age 85 and over  1.14%1.78%
  RACE
  White  53.05%74.17%
  Black  34.62%12.56%
  Asian  5.10%4.81%
  Native American  0.42%0.82%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.07%0.17%
  Other  4.28%4.79%
  Two or More Races  2.47%2.68%
  Hispanic  13.09%16.35%
  Non-Hispanic  86.91%83.65%
  FAMILY
  Households  292,150115,226,802
  Family Households  178,59076,595,548
  Non Family Households  113,56038,631,254
  Household Size  2.492.61
  Married Population  47.52%51.40%
  Single Population  52.48%48.60%
  Now Married  44.40%49.23%
  Married but Separated  3.12%2.17%
  Never Married  37.89%31.83%
  Widowed  4.60%6.02%
  Divorced  9.98%10.75%
  Married, w/children  32.82%32.53%
  Married, no children  34.18%41.14%
  Single, w/children  22.41%16.88%
  Single, no children  10.59%9.45%
  PEOPLE COMMENTS
  
Questions about Retirement
Hi! I was thinking about Charlotte as a possible retirement spot in the future. My question...is there a newcomers club I could join to meet other seniors my age? Are... (read more)
Plaza Midwood
One of the arstiest places around, along with the NODA area (about 5 min drive from Plaza Midwood). Great food, local stores, bars, coffee shops, art and... (read more)
re: I am Asian American - there is a lot racism h
There is no place you can go in the entire US to escape racism against non-white people except Hawaii, the only state where 75% of the population is non-white. The USA... (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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