Charlotte, North Carolina 

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Population

826,060

+17.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$53,274

Median Home Price

$228,800

Best Places to Live in Charlotte, North Carolina

Mid-sized city complex - Southwest North Carolina along Catawba River near South Carolina border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Charlotte, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Entertainment
Cons
-Crime rates
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes

Local Listings in Charlotte
 $289,900 
1200 Fontana Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1136 SqFt
 $214,900 
7331 Mitzi Deborah Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2090 SqFt
 $399,900 
14816 Creeks Edge Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 2111 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Metro Area

Charlotte is a modern urban and financial center grown up dramatically from its previous agricultural and regional banking roots. Today the city is reputedly the headquarters for more banks than any city outside New York, and is the home to such financial heavyweights as BankAmerica and Wachovia, as well as Lowe’s (home improvement retail) and specialty steel maker Nucor. A diverse commercial and industrial economy has developed around the financial industry. Downtown is a mix of contemporary skyscraper architecture and a number of well-preserved 19th-century neighborhoods.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Charlotte
Zip Codes: 28269, 28277, 28215, 28227, 28216, 28210, 28205, 28212, 28262, 28213, 27 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 769 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Charlotte is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Charlotte jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Charlotte's cost of living is 1.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Charlotte's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Charlotte, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Mecklenburg county voted Democratic in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Charlotte's population is 826,060 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 17.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Charlotte is $228,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Charlotte public schools spend $8,932 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.5 students per teacher in Charlotte. More Education


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Housing Market in Charlotte

It's a good time to buy in Charlotte. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Charlotte Real Estate

The median home price in Charlotte is $228,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Charlotte   299 Reviews
For Heaven’s Sake! - 6/27/2019
At first glance Charlotte appears to be an attractive place for families and singles of all ages alike. Scrutinizing it in depth however, revealed to me that below the... Read More

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Charlotte is a tiny dump surrounded by suburban sp - 6/23/2019
This isn't a city, it's a sprawling suburb with jammed roads and nowhere really to go or do. Skip Charlotte altogether. Just a boring big box suburb with massive city... Read More

Charlotte - the best city for me. - 6/4/2019
I moved to Charlotte in 2003 and still live here now. I've lived in Charleston SC, Denver CO, Tucson AZ, Santa Cruz, CA, Greenville SC and Winston-Salem NC. Every... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
28269, 28277, 28215, 28227, 28216, 28210, 28205, 28212, 28262, 28213, 27 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN CHARLOTTE
$289,900
1200 Fontana Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$214,900
7331 Mitzi Deborah Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$399,900
14816 Creeks Edge Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$289,000
827 Kingston Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$399,900
2428 Lynbridge Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$328,900
11938 Erwin Ridge Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$549,000
8320 Blair Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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