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Known as “The Gateway to the South,” Charlotte, N.C., inspires growth and prosperity. Ranked as America’s least overpriced city by Forbes in 2007, Charlotte is the perfect place to live and work. Both the Bank of America and Wachovia Bank have their headquarters in this city, helping Charlotte keep its title as the nation’s second largest financial center. With a rich history from the American Revolution to the great gold rush of 1799, Charlotte has always been a prosperous city. Today, Charlotte is the fifth fastest growing city among large U.S. cities. There are 150 district, neighborhood and community parks spanning nearly 1,500 acres, with more than 100 golf courses.

Some popular neighborhoods include Uptown (the Charlotte city center), Cotswold, Eastland, Starmount, Biddleville, Quail Hollow and the Arboretum. The Myers Park neighborhood is full of southern charm with some of the city’s oldest and largest houses with oak trees lining the streets and the NoDa neighborhood is considered to be city’s trendy “art district.” Based on its rapid growth, it is no wonder Charlotte was named one of the hottest and most affordable housing markets by the U.S. News and World Report.

Plenty to do

But as exciting as buying a new house in Charlotte is, there are many activities to choose from. The new NBA Charlotte Bobcats (the previous Charlotte team, the Hornets, relocated to New Orleans), the Carolina Panthers (NFL), and the Charlotte Sting (WNBA) always welcome new supporters. The hands-on science museum, Discovery Place, features an indoor rain forest, IMAX Dome Theater and the Charlotte Nature Museum.

Lowe’s Motor Speedway is one of the most popular tracks in NASCAR racing and is great for families. Other entertaining activities include attending the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center to hear the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and visiting the Levine Museum of New South to view the nation’s most comprehensive interpretation of post civil war southern history.

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Charlotte, NC Community Information



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Median Travel Time to Work

26 minutes

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  • Total Population 787,691
  • Total Male Population 391,349
  • Total Female Population 396,342
  • Population change since 2000 686.04%
  • Median age 33.2
  • Percent of households with children 48.66%
  • Personal Crime risk 194


  • Median travel time to work 26 minutes
  • Percent using Public transportation 2.44%
  • Percent Driving/Using Carpool 91.16
  • Percent Using Other transportation 2.24%
  • Percent Working From Home 4.15%

Education Levels

  • Some high school 10.59%
  • High school graduate 20.26%
  • Some college 21.25%
  • Associate degree 7.90%
  • Bachelor's degree 28.97%
  • Graduate degree 11.04%


  • Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 0.17%
  • Construction 7.12%
  • Manufacturing 9.10%
  • Wholesale Trade 4.13%
  • Retail Trade 9.09%
  • Finance, insurance and real estate 15.04%
  • Services 4.43%
  • Public administration 2.18%
  • Information 3.48%
  • Professional 13.13%
  • Education 17.44%
  • Arts 8.20%


  • Average household income $83,367
  • Income change since 2000 18.63%


  • Avg. January high/low temp 51.79 / 30.38
  • Avg. July high/low temp 89.51 / 67.87
  • Annual precipitation 46.29

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