Charlotte, North Carolina 

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+17.0% since 2020

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6.7 / 6.8

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Best Places to Live in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina is a wonderful destination for visitors to explore. From its bustling downtown area to the rolling hills and lush forests of nearby parks like Freedom Park, this vibrant city offers something for everyone. Indulge in local cuisine at one of Charlotte's many restaurants or take a stroll through some of its unique boutiques and shops. Be sure to visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame for an inside peek into racing history or head over to Discovery Place Science Museum for a day full of educational fun. Whether you're looking for entertainment, culture or adventure, Charlotte truly has it all! Mid-sized city complex - Southwest North Carolina along Catawba River near South Carolina border.
Zip Codes: 28269, 28277, 28215, 28227, 28216, 28210, 28205, 28212, 28262, 28213, 27 total
Cost of Living: -0.3% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 769 ft above sea level

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Charlotte, Nc Housing Market
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Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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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.


The unemployment rate in Charlotte is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Charlotte jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Charlotte's cost of living is 0.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Charlotte's Cost of Living

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

In the last Presidential election, Mecklenburg county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 66.7% to 31.6%. More Voting Stats

Charlotte's population is 864,871 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 17.0%. Learn More...

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

The median home cost in Charlotte is Real Estate: $381,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.5%.

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 16.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Charlotte is $381,800.
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Reviews for Charlotte   305 Reviews
Charlotte, NC is Nicest City in USA to live - 12/10/2022
My favorite city to live year round with 4 seasons. We love Charlotte... Read More

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Could Use Some Work - 9/26/2022
This city has a lot of potential, but it could use some work. For example, it seems to lack things that other cities have. And there is a lack of atmosphere and charm.... Read More

Pretty, Easy City - 9/27/2021
Very new transplant (~6 weeks) so first impressions and reasons why I moved here: -great year-round weather, if you don't mind humidity-- less hot in summer than TX/AZ... Read More

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28269, 28277, 28215, 28227, 28216, 28210, 28205, 28212, 28262, 28213, 27 total


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