Charlotte Metro Area

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The Charlotte metro area is centered in North Carolina and has 1,729,955 residents. It has average home values, average rent costs, and high unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.
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Charlotte Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
Charlotte 722,234
Concord 77,413
Gastonia 71,409
Rock Hill 64,977
Huntersville 45,001
Kannapolis 42,346
Monroe 32,840
Indian Trail 32,030
Matthews 27,014
Cornelius 23,969
Mint Hill 22,396
Mount Holly 13,271
Stallings 13,177
Harrisburg 10,915
Fort Mill 10,597
Kings Mountain 10,593
Davidson 10,544
Belmont 9,970
Weddington 9,408
Waxhaw 9,322
Lake Wylie 8,671
York 7,719
Pineville 7,409
Tega Cay 7,320
Wesley Chapel 7,083
Unionville 5,930
Wadesboro 5,832
Cherryville 5,747
Bessemer City 5,349
Marvin 5,219
Clover 5,033
Dallas 4,432
Newport 4,343
Cramerton 4,046
Stanley 3,525
Wingate 3,472
Lowell 3,435
India Hook 3,427
Fairview 3,357
Lake Park 3,344
Polkton 3,315
Ranlo 3,311
Lesslie 3,080
Midland 3,049
Locust 3,017
Mineral Springs 2,617
Marshville 2,224
Mount Pleasant 1,690
Hemby Bridge 1,587
Catawba 1,349
Ansonville 672
Lilesville 656
Morven 616
McAdenville 585
Sharon 514
Peachland 496
High Shoals 475
Riverview 404
Hickory Grove 376
McConnells 299
JAARS 287
McFarlan 222
Smyrna 36
Spencer Mountain 25
Dellview 0

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Columbia Metro Area 756,550
Raleigh Metro Area 1,104,503
Atlanta Metro Area 5,213,854
Charleston Metro Area 303,980
Richmond Metro Area 1,248,271
Norfolk Metro Area 1,666,758
Washington, D.C. Metro Area 5,503,801
Jacksonville Metro Area 1,334,688
Cincinnati Metro Area 2,120,924
Louisville Metro Area 1,273,988

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Raleigh Metro Area 1,104,503 144 mi.
Nashville Metro Area 1,569,470 349 mi.
Louisville Metro Area 1,273,988 347 mi.
Atlanta Metro Area 5,213,854 212 mi.
Jacksonville Metro Area 1,334,688 332 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
28269 72,763
28277 59,073
29732 54,488
28027 53,019
28215 52,280
29730 51,233
28078 50,130
28025 49,884
28227 49,700
28110 49,679
28216 46,512
28173 43,243
28210 42,607
28205 42,087
28105 38,946
28092 38,171
28262 37,701
28213 36,581
28212 36,215
28226 36,210
28052 35,311
28208 34,533
28054 34,178
28214 33,949
28056 32,912
28270 31,781
28079 31,490
28273 30,552
29745 28,835
29710 27,912
28211 27,899
28104 27,358
28217 26,328
28086 25,904
28112 25,201
29708 24,261
28083 24,214
28081 23,609
29715 23,350
28031 22,993
28120 20,853
28209 20,372
28012 20,356
28278 19,437
28034 16,144
28075 15,552
29707 15,548
28036 13,994
28016 13,368
28021 12,729
28164 12,633
28170 12,242
28203 11,010
28138 10,797
28206 10,561
29702 10,422
28103 10,412
28134 9,415
28207 8,682
28174 8,562
28202 8,504
28107 6,699
28124 6,217
28097 6,106
28135 5,739
28204 4,801
28098 3,613
29704 3,420
28071 3,394
28033 2,911
28119 2,822
28133 2,779
28032 2,711
28091 2,472
29742 2,441
29726 2,014
29712 1,849
29733 1,843
28006 1,237
29717 946
29743 788
28007 643
28101 542
28077 273
28102 102
28108 0
28280 0
28282 0
28244 0

School Districts

Name
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Gaston County Schools
Union County Public Schools
Cabarrus County Schools
Anson County Schools
Kannapolis City Schools

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
2.66 Myers Park High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Ardrey Kell High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 West Mecklenburg High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 David W. Butler High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Mallard Creek High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Providence High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Independence High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 South Mecklenburg High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Rock Hill High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.00 Clover High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Zebulon B. Vance High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Hopewell High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 East Mecklenburg High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Northwestern High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.00 North Mecklenburg High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 West Charlotte High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Jay M. Robinson High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Harris Road Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Community House Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Providence Day School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Fort Mill High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Pine Lake Preparatory School Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Nation Ford High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 East Gaston High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 South Pointe High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.33 Lake Norman Charter School Public, Charter 5-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 York Comprehensive High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Porter Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Bailey Road High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 A.L. Brown High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Hickory Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
Charlotte Catholic High School Private 9-12 High
2.66 Mint Hill High School Public 9-12 High
Charlotte Latin School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Sun Valley High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 South Point High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Southwest Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Bailey Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Ashbrook High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Forestview High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Marvin Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Lincoln Charter School Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Mint Hill Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Porter Ridge Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.33 Highland Creek Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Queen's Grant Community Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Torrence Creek Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Weddington High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Alexander Graham Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Smith Language Academy Public, Magnet K-8 Elementary, Middle
1.00 James Martin Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.00 Ridge Road Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Francis Bradley Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Concord High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Sun Valley Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Central Cabarrus High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Cox Mill Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Ranson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Carmel Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Marvin Ridge Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Hickory Grove Baptist Christian School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Piedmont Community Charter Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Jay M. Robinson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 North Gaston High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Union Academy Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Cox Mill High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 E.E. Waddell High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Hunter Huss High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Weddington Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Nathaniel Alexander Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Piedmont High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Randolph Middle School Public, Magnet 6-8 Middle
4.33 Cuthbertson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Elizabeth Lane Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Bain Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Cuthbertson High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 J.V. Washam Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Northwest Cabarrus High School Public 9-12 High
Charlotte Christian School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Crowders Creek Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Winget Park Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 Crestdale Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Matthews Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Pitts School Road Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.66 J.N. Fries Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Northwest School of the Arts Public, Magnet 6-12 Middle, High
3.66 W.R. Odell Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Piedmont Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Albemarle Road Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.66 Parkwood High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Children's Community School Public, Charter K-9 Elementary, Middle, High
2.00 Concord Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Mount Pleasant High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Elon Park Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Hickory Grove Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Piedmont Open Middle School Public, Magnet 6-8 Middle
Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School Private 6-8 Middle
1.00 Forest Hills High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 New Town Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary

Colleges

Name
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Central Piedmont Community College
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Gaston College
Winthrop University
York Technical College
Catawba Valley Community College
Mitchell Community College
Limestone College
Cleveland Community College
Stanly Community College
Gardner-Webb University
South Piedmont Community College
Richmond Community College
Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte
Queens University of Charlotte
University of South Carolina - Lancaster
Davidson College
Wingate University
Belmont Abbey College
Johnson C. Smith University
Lenoir-Rhyne University
NASCAR Technical Institute
Catawba College
The Art Institute of Charlotte, a campus of South University
Northeastern Technical College
Livingstone College
University of Phoenix - Charlotte
Pfeiffer University
Montgomery Community College
Converse College
DeVry University - North Carolina
King's College - North Carolina
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
St. Andrews University
University of South Carolina - Union
ITT Technical Institute - Charlotte South
Carolinas College of Health Sciences
Paul Mitchell the School - Gastonia
Mercy School of Nursing
Clinton Junior College
Empire Beauty School - Concord
Brookstone College - Charlotte
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology - Rock Hill
Empire Beauty School - Matthews
New Life Theological Seminary
Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology
Regina's College of Beauty - Monroe
Styletrends Barber & Hairstyling Academy
Hood Theological Seminary
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race Charlotte Metro Area United States Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Louisville Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
White 61.81% 64.16% 63.88% 74.37% 79.28% 51.35% 66.08%
African American 23.32% 12.21% 19.95% 15.23% 13.43% 31.72% 21.37%
Hispanic 9.53% 16.05% 9.79% 6.37% 3.71% 10.13% 6.72%
Asian 3.07% 4.67% 4.26% 2.27% 1.51% 4.76% 3.35%
Other 2.24% 2.87% 2.07% 1.71% 2.03% 2.00% 2.44%

Gender

Gender Charlotte Metro Area United States Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Louisville Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Male 48.6% 49.2% 48.9% 48.9% 48.8% 48.7% 48.7%
Female 51.4% 50.8% 51.1% 51.1% 51.2% 51.2% 51.3%

Education Levels

Education Levels Charlotte Metro Area United States Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Louisville Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 13% 15% 10% 14% 13% 13% 12%
High school diploma or equivalent 24% 29% 20% 29% 32% 25% 29%
Some college or associate degree 30% 29% 28% 27% 29% 27% 32%
Bachelor's degree 23% 18% 28% 20% 15% 23% 18%
Master's degree or higher 10% 10% 14% 10% 10% 12% 9%

Age

Age Charlotte Metro Area United States Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Louisville Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
9 years and under 15% 13% 15% 14% 13% 15% 13%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 11% 11% 11% 12% 11%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 9% 10% 9% 9% 10%
25 to 34 years 15% 13% 15% 15% 13% 15% 13%
35 to 44 years 16% 14% 16% 15% 14% 16% 14%
45 to 54 years 14% 15% 14% 15% 15% 14% 15%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 10% 11% 12% 10% 12%
65 and over 10% 13% 9% 11% 13% 9% 12%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own Charlotte Metro Area United States Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Louisville Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Rent 32.7% 33.9% 31.8% 32.3% 30.7% 32.7% 31.8%
Own 67.3% 66.1% 68.2% 67.7% 69.2% 67.3% 68.2%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Charlotte Metro Area United States Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Louisville Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Rape 29.5 29.2 22.1 50.1 27.5 25.9 40.6
Murder 6.1 5.6 3.0 10.0 9.3 19.0 11.1
Robbery 208.9 150.7 123.6 277.7 209.2 520.8 163.1
Assault 378.5 280.9 188.7 878.3 352.7 813.4 402.5

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Charlotte Metro Area United States Raleigh Metro Area Nashville Metro Area Louisville Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Jacksonville Metro Area
Burglary 934.8 718.3 606.5 923.8 1,051.9 1,416.8 907.9
Larceny 2,869.2 2,276.2 2,009.9 3,041.6 2,913.7 3,938.3 3,021.8
Motor vehicle theft 252.9 275.5 177.0 230.5 328.3 1,178.4 195.0

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