Charlotte, North Carolina 

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Population

900,350

+17.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$53,274

Median Home Price

$301,300

Median Age

33.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.7 / 6.8

summer / winter

NC Gifts

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.
Zip Codes: 28269, 28277, 28215, 28227, 28216, 28210, 28205, 28212, 28262, 28213, 27 total
Cost of Living: -1.1% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 769 ft above sea level
Charlotte, NC Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Diverse economy
Educated population
Entertainment
Cons
Crime rates
Growth and sprawl
Long commutes


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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
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

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

POPULATION
Charlotte's population is 900,350 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $301,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.6%.

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 18.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Charlotte is $301,300.
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Reviews for Charlotte   303 Reviews
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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Based on Personal Perception - 6/14/2021
Six years ago I accepted a transfer to work in Charlotte NC and, now, I can't wait to get out. I believe that opinions regarding the city of Charlotte are based on... Read More

Super Sprawl City - 3/29/2021
Super Sprawl city. Very clean, racially diverse, and appears economically strong. The downtown area is unbelievably small for a 800,000+ population size city. Compared... 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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