Charlotte, NC

842,029 Population
303.4 square miles 2,774.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
8.3%
was 8.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in NC
Population Density
2,774.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
42.9%
was 43.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.4%
was 16.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in NC
Percent Under 18
24.4%
was 25.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in NC
Percent 65 and Over
9.6%
was 9.0%
Ranked 12th Highest in NC

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.1
was 4.9
Ranked 8th Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
13.4%
was 17.0%
Ranked 4th Lowest in NC
Median Household Income
$55,599
was $51,034
Ranked 4th Highest in NC
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.4
50.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
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No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
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No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
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No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
349,447
was 328,220
Ranked 1st Highest in NC
Median Rent
$1,052
was $888
Ranked 2nd Highest in NC
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
319,816
was 299,823
 
Homeownership Rate
52.2%
was 52.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in NC
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,144.3
was 1,081.6
Ranked 3rd Highest in NC
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.2%
was 16.8%
Ranked 10th Highest in NC
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 4th Highest in NC
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.0%
was 91.3%
Ranked 13th Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.5%
Ranked 11th Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.5%
was 98.5%
Ranked 12th Highest in NC

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.4%
was 87.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in NC
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
44.1%
was 41.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in NC

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