Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 

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Population

1,034,290

+17.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$56,472

Median Home Price

$236,700

United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Mecklenburg County / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Mecklenburg County, 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 Mecklenburg County, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Mecklenburg, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Mecklenburg County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Charlotte, Huntersville, 7 total
Zip Codes: 28269, 28277, 28215, 28078, 28227, 28216, 28210, 28205, 28105, 28212, 32 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 769 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mecklenburg County is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mecklenburg County jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mecklenburg County's cost of living is 0.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mecklenburg County's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Mecklenburg County's population is 1,034,290 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 17.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mecklenburg County is Real Estate: $236,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.8%.

SCHOOLS
Mecklenburg County public schools spend $9,025 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Mecklenburg County. More Education



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Housing Market in Mecklenburg

It's a good time to buy in Mecklenburg. Home Appreciation is up 8.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mecklenburg is $236,700.

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No Trash Laws - 3/16/2019
I wish Mecklenburg County had laws against trash in front yards. Apparently, the city of Charlotte has laws against trash but the county does allow trash blowing around... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
28269, 28277, 28215, 28078, 28227, 28216, 28210, 28205, 28105, 28212, 32 total

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