Charlotte, North Carolina 

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Economy in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte has an unemployment rate of 3.7%. The US average is 3.9%.

Charlotte has seen the job market increase by 2.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 45.2%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Charlotte
- The Sales Tax Rate for Charlotte is 7.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Charlotte is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Charlotte
- The average income of a Charlotte resident is $31,844 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Charlotte resident is $53,274 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYCharlotte, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.7%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth2.7%1.6%
  Future Job Growth45.2%33.5%
  Sales Taxes7.3%7.3%
  Income Tax5.5%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$34,687$31,177
  Household Income$58,202$57,652
  Family Median Income$71,516$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction6.2%6.2%
  Manufacturing7.6%10.4%
  Wholesale trade3.2%2.7%
  Retail trade10.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.4%4.1%
  Utilities0.9%0.9%
  Information2.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance10.8%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.3%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services8.4%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs5.3%4.3%
  Educational services7.2%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance11.7%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.2%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.9%7.4%
  Other services5.0%4.9%
  Public administration2.0%4.8%
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    Reviews for Charlotte    295 Reviews
    Too Suburban to be a city... - 3/16/2019
    Charlotte had potential before it let Big Box Shopping Centers and housing developments build the "city". If Charlotte would have built a city instead of Cookie Cutter... Read More

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    Not what I thought it would be - 8/22/2018
    I have been here for three years. I have found it to be very over crowded (and getting worse by the day), and not as inexpensive as it first seemed. The only plan that... Read More

    Very Underrated... but maybe that's a GOOD thing? - 7/5/2018
    As another reviewer posted earlier... This city DOES remind me of a "young" Dallas... what with the Uptown, NoDa, Dilworth neighborhoods and the VERY impressive Light... Read More


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