Charlotte, North Carolina 

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Economy in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte has an unemployment rate of 4.9%. The US average is 6.0%.

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
  4.9%6.0%
  -5.6%-6.2%
  45.2%33.5%
  7.3%6.2%
  5.3%4.6%
  $34,687$31,177
  $58,202$57,652
  $71,516$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  6.2%6.2%
  7.6%10.4%
  3.2%2.7%
  10.8%11.6%
  4.4%4.1%
  0.9%0.9%
  2.8%2.1%
  10.8%4.7%
  2.3%1.9%
  8.4%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  5.3%4.3%
  7.2%9.3%
  11.7%13.8%
  2.2%2.2%
  8.9%7.4%
  5.0%4.9%
  2.0%4.8%
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    Reviews for Charlotte    304 Reviews
    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

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    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

    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


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