Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Large City
  • Population
    722,234
  • Population Density
    2,380 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    303 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    1 5
Charlotte is a large city in North Carolina with 722,234 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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Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
3.66 Prosperity Church Road 19,660
3.66 Provincetowne 14,719
3.33 Highland Creek 12,787
2.33 Hidden Valley 11,739
2.66 Montclaire South 11,519
3.33 Back Creek Church Road 11,396
3.33 Steele Creek 11,153
3.66 Myers Park 10,355
3.00 Windsor Park 10,306
3.33 East Forest 10,122
3.00 Yorkmount 9,535
3.00 Coulwood West 9,449
3.33 Mallard Creek/Withrow Downs 9,327
4.00 Ballantyne East 9,120
3.33 Harristown 8,844
3.33 Marshbrooke 8,735
2.66 Shannon Park 8,617
3.00 Bradfield Farms 8,523
3.66 Providence Plantation 8,244
3.66 Davis Lake/Eastfield 7,866
3.33 Yorkshire 7,858
2.66 Toddville Road 7,833
3.00 Hickory Ridge 7,772
3.00 Silverwood 7,662
3.66 West Sugar Creek/W.T. Harris Boulevard 7,529
3.33 Mineral Springs/Rumble Road 7,514
3.66 Providence Crossing 7,432
3.33 Starmount Forest 7,382
3.66 Providence Estates East 7,071
4.00 Ballantyne West 7,017
3.33 Hickory Grove 6,919
3.33 Piper Glen Estates 6,892
2.66 North Sharon Amity/Reddman Road 6,788
3.00 Mountain Island 6,750
2.66 Hampshire Hills 6,738
2.33 Firestone/Garden Park 6,703
3.33 Newell 6,655
2.66 Oak Forest 6,609
3.33 Carmel 6,448
3.66 Wedgewood 6,432
2.66 Eastland/Wilora Lake 6,399
3.00 Idlewild South 6,316
3.66 University City North 6,312
3.66 Dilworth 6,144
2.66 Derita/Statesville 6,109
3.33 Marlwood 6,085
3.33 Harwood Lane 6,056
3.66 Dixie/Berryhill 6,038
3.66 College Downs 5,955
3.00 Beverly Woods 5,629
2.66 University City South 5,625
3.33 Johnston Road/McAlpine 5,541
3.66 Wessex Square 5,526
4.00 Foxcroft 5,461
2.33 Thomasboro/Hoskins 5,448
3.00 Eastway/Sheffield Park 5,324
3.66 Stonehaven 5,247
3.00 Sunset Road 5,239
2.66 Farm Pond 5,123
3.33 Olde Whitehall 5,114
3.66 Olde Providence South 5,074
2.66 Griers Fork 4,909
3.33 Lansdowne 4,663
3.33 Madison Park 4,661
3.33 Oakdale South 4,636
3.00 Becton Park 4,628
3.33 Eagle Lake 4,534
3.00 Beatties Ford/Trinity 4,500
3.66 Oxford Hunt 4,429
2.66 Idlewild Farms 4,428
3.66 Barclay Downs 4,421
4.00 Elizabeth 4,409
3.33 Country Club Heights 4,390
3.66 Sardis Forest 4,340
4.00 Montibello 4,266
3.33 Sharon Woods 4,163
3.33 Brown Road 4,132
3.00 Nevin Community 4,012
3.33 Cotswold 4,010
3.66 Sardis Woods 3,976
2.66 Pawtuckett 3,975
3.33 Pleasant Hill Road 3,889
2.00 Clanton Park/Roseland 3,872
3.00 Closeburn/Glenkirk 3,828
3.33 Sherwood Forest 3,825
3.66 Olde Providence North 3,757
3.00 Park Crossing 3,620
3.66 Collingwood 3,599
3.00 Autumnwood 3,597
3.00 Rockwell Park/Hemphill Heights 3,587
3.33 Briarcreek/Woodland 3,563
3.33 Quail Hollow 3,521
2.66 Plaza-Shamrock 3,436
2.00 Enderley Park 3,408
3.66 Rain Tree 3,392
2.33 Westchester 3,360
3.00 Moores Chapel 3,247
3.33 Seven Eagles 3,234
3.33 Henderson Circle 3,126
3.33 Plaza Midwood 3,072
3.66 Sedgefield 2,989
3.33 Fourth Ward 2,942
3.66 Wendover/Sedgewood 2,891
3.00 Sterling 2,883
3.66 Freedom Park 2,804
3.33 Starmount 2,797
2.66 Wildwood 2,736
3.33 Ashbrook/Clawson Village 2,713
2.33 Sugar Creek/Ritch Avenue 2,680
3.66 Eastover 2,625
3.00 Slater Road/Hamilton Circle 2,606
2.33 Ashley Park 2,571
3.33 North Charlotte 2,569
2.00 Grier Heights 2,533
3.66 Hembstead 2,385
2.00 Lincoln Heights 2,300
3.66 Mountainbrook 2,281
3.66 Touchstone Village/Elm Lane 2,279
3.66 Whiteoak 2,166
3.00 Coulwood East 2,164
3.33 Providence Park 2,116
3.66 City Center 2,032
3.00 Oakhurst 1,954
3.66 First Ward 1,926
2.33 Biddleville 1,902
3.66 Third Ward 1,830
2.33 Belmont 1,829
1.66 Tryon Hills 1,749
3.00 Oakdale North 1,678
2.33 Villa Heights 1,615
2.00 Westerly Hills 1,585
2.00 University Park 1,550
2.33 Lockwood 1,540
2.33 Todd Park 1,438
3.00 Wilson Heights 1,428
2.00 Washington Heights 1,416
1.66 Arbor Glen 1,403
2.00 West Boulevard 1,388
3.00 Highway 51/Park Road 1,312
3.33 Chantilly 1,309
3.66 Wesley Heights 1,206
3.33 Wilmore 1,169
1.66 Smallwood 1,166
3.66 Governor's Square 1,149
3.33 Colonial Village 1,133
2.00 Southside Park 1,031
1.66 Westover Hills 1,028
1.66 Druid Hills South 993
3.00 Optimist Park 989
1.66 Ponderosa/Wingate 945
2.66 Echo Hills 905
2.00 Revolution 871
1.66 Druid Hills North 865
3.00 Brookhill 813
1.66 Lakewood 798
2.00 Oakview Terrace 761
1.66 Double Oaks 752
2.00 Greenville 708
4.00 Cherry 688
2.33 Oaklawn 685
2.66 Sevierville 650
3.33 Plaza Hills 648
2.66 Harbor House 587
2.00 Genesis Park 555
2.66 McCrorey Heights 465
1.66 J.T. Williams 442
2.33 Capitol Drive 429
3.00 Commonwealth 421
3.00 Coliseum Drive 407
2.66 York Road 307
2.33 Boulevard Homes 289
1.66 Pinecrest 270
2.33 Jackson Homes 229

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.00 Charlotte Township 722,234
3.00 Berryhill Township 2,921
3.33 Paw Creek Township 7,868
3.66 Long Creek Township 10,090
3.00 Pineville Township 7,409
3.33 Pineville 7,409
4.00 Steele Creek Township 8,963
4.00 Mallard Creek Township 3,797
3.66 Matthews 27,014
4.00 Providence Township 11,286
3.33 Crab Orchard Township 4,285
4.00 Huntersville 45,001
3.66 Morning Star Township 32,821
2.66 Riverbend Township 26,226
3.66 Clear Creek Township 20,044
3.66 Mint Hill 22,396
4.33 Fort Mill Township 47,611
4.00 Sandy Ridge Township 44,475
4.00 Harrisburg 10,915
4.00 Stallings 13,177
4.00 Poplar Tent Township 34,722
4.33 Weddington 9,408
3.66 Odell Township 10,885
3.66 Harrisburg Township 23,522
4.00 Marvin 5,219
4.00 Vance Township 50,377
4.00 Indian Trail 32,030
3.33 Concord 77,413
2.66 Van Wyck Township 17,481

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.00 Raleigh 395,091
3.00 Atlanta 419,250
3.00 Nashville 595,132
3.00 Jacksonville 817,602
3.00 Louisville 592,529

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
4.00 28269 72,763
4.33 28277 59,073
3.33 28215 52,280
3.66 28227 49,700
3.00 28216 46,512
3.66 28210 42,607
3.33 28205 42,087
3.66 28105 38,946
3.66 28262 37,701
3.33 28213 36,581
3.00 28212 36,215
3.66 28226 36,210
2.33 28208 34,533
3.33 28214 33,949
4.00 28270 31,781
3.66 28273 30,552
4.00 28211 27,899
3.00 28217 26,328
3.66 28209 20,372
4.00 28278 19,437
3.66 28203 11,010
2.00 28206 10,561
3.33 28134 9,415
4.00 28207 8,682
4.00 28202 8,504
3.66 28204 4,801
28282 0
28244 0
28280 0

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
4.00 Fort Mill School District 13
3.66 Union County Public Schools 52
3.33 Cabarrus County Schools 38
3.00 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 175
2.66 Gaston County Schools 56
2.33 Lancaster County School District 20

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.00 Children's Community School Public, Charter K-10 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Ardrey Kell High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Socrates Academy Public, Charter K-7 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Carolina International School Public, Charter K-10 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Lake Norman Charter School Public, Charter 5-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Providence High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Cato Middle College High School Public 11-12 High
3.66 Myers Park High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Randolph Middle School Public, Magnet 6-8 Middle
3.66 Collinswood Language Academy Public, Magnet K-7 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Union Academy Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Metro School Public PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Huntersville Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Smith Language Academy Public, Magnet K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Sugar Creek Charter School Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.66 McKee Road Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Jay M. Robinson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 South Charlotte Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Davidson Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Hawk Ridge Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Crestdale Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Community Charter School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
3.33 Chantilly Montessori School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Villa Heights Elementary School Public, Magnet K-5 Elementary

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Charlotte Islamic Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Charlotte Latin School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Providence Day School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Cannon School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Northside Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Charlotte United Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Gaston Day School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
South Charlotte Baptist Academy Private, Religious PK, K-11 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.00 Charlotte Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 United Faith Christian Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Covenant Classical School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Covenant Day School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Southlake Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Charlotte Catholic High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
Access Academy Private, Alternative 7-12 Middle, High
2.66 Westminster Catawba Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Brisbane Academy Preparatory School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Hickory Grove Christian School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Cramerton Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Gaston Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Bible Baptist Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Manus Academy Private, Special Education 3-12 Elementary, High
2.33 First Assembly Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Central Academy at Lake Park Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Victory Christian Center School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 Davidson College
3.00 University of North Carolina at Charlotte
3.00 Winthrop University
2.66 Wingate University
2.33 Belmont Abbey College
2.33 Queens University of Charlotte
2.00 Johnson C. Smith University
0.66 Livingstone College
Central Piedmont Community College
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte
York Technical College
Gaston College
NASCAR Technical Institute
Stanly Community College
University of Phoenix - Charlotte
University of South Carolina - Lancaster
The Art Institute of Charlotte, a campus of South University
King's College - North Carolina
Kaplan College - Charlotte
ITT Technical Institute - Charlotte South
Paul Mitchell the School - Gastonia
ITT Technical Institute - Charlotte North
DeVry University - North Carolina
Southeastern Institute - Charlotte

Around Charlotte

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Charlotte, NC United States North Carolina Charlotte Metro Area Atlanta, GA Jacksonville, FL Louisville, KY Nashville, TN Raleigh, NC
White 46.19% 64.16% 65.65% 61.81% 36.29% 55.67% 68.99% 56.96% 53.67%
African American 33.87% 12.21% 21.15% 23.32% 53.63% 30.0% 22.26% 28.41% 29.27%
Hispanic 12.58% 16.05% 8.11% 9.53% 5.01% 7.52% 4.25% 9.62% 10.81%
Asian 4.91% 4.67% 2.12% 3.07% 3.29% 4.15% 2.08% 3.08% 4.35%
Multiracial 1.79% 1.85% 1.61% 1.60% 1.37% 2.10% 2.04% 1.54% 1.32%
Other 0.30% 0.21% 0.18% 0.23% 0.20% 0.20% 0.16% 0.11% 0.33%
Native American 0.28% 0.66% 1.09% 0.36% 0.15% 0.25% 0.15% 0.22% 0.21%
Pacific Islander 0.05% 0.15% 0.04% 0.05% 0.01% 0.07% 0.03% 0.01% 0.01%

Age

Charlotte, NC United States North Carolina Charlotte Metro Area Atlanta, GA Jacksonville, FL Louisville, KY Nashville, TN Raleigh, NC
9 years and under 15% 13% 13% 15% 12% 14% 13% 13% 14%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 11% 11% 8% 11% 10% 8% 9%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 10% 9% 14% 11% 9% 12% 14%
25 to 34 years 18% 13% 13% 15% 19% 15% 14% 18% 18%
35 to 44 years 16% 14% 14% 16% 15% 14% 13% 14% 15%
45 to 54 years 13% 15% 14% 14% 12% 15% 15% 13% 12%
55 to 64 years 9% 12% 12% 10% 9% 11% 12% 10% 8%
65 and over 8% 13% 13% 10% 10% 11% 13% 10% 8%

Education Levels

Charlotte, NC United States North Carolina Charlotte Metro Area Atlanta, GA Jacksonville, FL Louisville, KY Nashville, TN Raleigh, NC
Less than a high school diploma 12% 15% 16% 13% 13% 13% 14% 15% 9%
High school diploma or equivalent 20% 29% 28% 24% 21% 30% 31% 25% 17%
Some college or associate degree 28% 29% 30% 30% 20% 33% 29% 26% 27%
Bachelor's degree 27% 18% 18% 23% 28% 17% 16% 22% 31%
Master's degree or higher 13% 10% 9% 10% 18% 8% 10% 12% 16%

Gender

Charlotte, NC United States North Carolina Charlotte Metro Area Atlanta, GA Jacksonville, FL Louisville, KY Nashville, TN Raleigh, NC
Male 48.3% 49.2% 48.7% 48.6% 49.7% 48.5% 48.3% 48.5% 48.4%
Female 51.7% 50.8% 51.3% 51.4% 50.3% 51.5% 51.7% 51.5% 51.6%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Charlotte, NC United States North Carolina Charlotte Metro Area Atlanta, GA Jacksonville, FL Louisville, KY Nashville, TN Raleigh, NC
Rent 41.3% 33.9% 32.2% 32.7% 53.0% 36.7% 37.0% 43.8% 45.2%
Own 58.7% 66.1% 67.8% 67.3% 47.0% 63.3% 63.0% 56.2% 54.8%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Charlotte, NC United States North Carolina Charlotte Metro Area Atlanta, GA Jacksonville, FL Louisville, KY Nashville, TN Raleigh, NC
Assault 391.5 280.9 323.6 378.5 813.4 402.5 352.7 878.3 234.2
Murder 6.4 5.6 6.0 6.1 19.0 11.1 9.3 10.0 4.0
Rape 27.6 29.2 25.3 29.5 25.9 40.6 27.5 50.1 26.9
Robbery 222.4 150.7 165.9 208.9 520.8 163.1 209.2 277.7 158.1

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Charlotte, NC United States North Carolina Charlotte Metro Area Atlanta, GA Jacksonville, FL Louisville, KY Nashville, TN Raleigh, NC
Burglary 959.9 718.3 1153.5 934.8 1416.8 907.9 1051.9 923.8 721.8
Larceny 2806.2 2276.2 3067.1 2869.2 3938.3 3021.8 2913.7 3041.6 2332.9
Motor vehicle theft 264.4 275.5 220.9 252.9 1178.4 195.0 328.3 230.5 221.4

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
51°
30°
55°
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63°
39°
72°
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56°
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68°
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67°
81°
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Precipitation
3.4"
3.3"
4.0"
3.0"
3.2"
3.7"
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