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Charlotte, NC to Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Charlotte is 89% less densely populated than Fort Lauderdale.
People are 16.5% less likely to be married in Fort Lauderdale.
The Median Age is 9.1 years younger in Charlotte.

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PEOPLE
 Charlotte, NCFort Lauderdale, FLUnited States
 Population827,097178,590321,418,820
 Population - 2010705,896167,276308,745,538
 Population - 2000540,828152,397285,036,114
 Population - 1990395,934149,377251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now108.90%19.56%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now52.93%17.19%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,7265,16291
 Land Area303353,531,905
 Water Area22264,837
 Median Age33.642.737.4
 Female Population52.05%47.20%50.81%
 Male Population47.95%52.80%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Charlotte, NCFort Lauderdale, FLUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.31%5.24%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.24%5.34%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.46%4.23%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.81%2.87%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.06%2.87%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.97%4.52%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.43%14.75%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4415.47%13.04%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.25%16.39%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.57%7.70%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.44%6.66%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.16%9.51%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.70%4.59%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.14%2.31%1.85%
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 RACE
 Charlotte, NCFort Lauderdale, FLUnited States
 White43.90%50.01%62.77%
 Black34.42%31.12%12.24%
 Asian5.52%1.22%4.95%
 Native American0.25%0.13%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.06%0.08%0.16%
 Other0.19%0.35%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.24%1.46%2.13%
 Hispanic13.43%15.64%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic86.57%84.36%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Charlotte, NCFort Lauderdale, FLUnited States
 Households298,81573,279116,211,000
 Family Households181,09434,05676,958,100
 Non Family Households117,72139,22339,253,000
 Household Size2.552.292.63
 Married Population45.64%38.11%50.58%
 Single Population54.36%61.89%49.42%
 Now Married42.60%34.81%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.05%3.30%2.17%
 Never Married39.52%40.85%32.55%
 Widowed4.49%5.94%5.95%
 Divorced10.35%15.10%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.12%24.06%31.68%
 Married, no children33.92%42.18%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.73%19.76%16.94%
 Single, no children11.22%14.00%9.95%

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