Living in Charlotte, NC

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Charlotte, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
857,425
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
12.8%
Median Home
$220,300
Median Income
$62,817
Median Rent
$1,135

Charlotte SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
6

Charlotte, NC Cost Of Living

101
Charlotte's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Charlotte North Carolina National Average
Overall 101 95 100
Services 106 101 100
Groceries 103 98 100
Health 101 108 100
Housing 98 85 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 95 98 100

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Population over time in Charlotte

Year Population % Change
2019 857,425 1.9%
2018 841,611 1.9%
2017 826,060 2.1%
2016 808,834 2.1%
2015 792,137 2.2%
2014 774,807 2.3%
2013 757,278 2.2%
2012 740,931 2.6%
2011 722,234 2.3%
2010 705,896 -

Race / Ethnicity in Charlotte

White
41.5% (355,662)
African American
34.6% (296,802)
American Indian
0.3% (2,482)
Asian
6.5% (55,631)
Hawaiian
0.1% (460)
Other
0.4% (3,097)
Two Or More
2.4% (20,864)
Hispanic
14.3% (122,427)
Race Charlotte NC USA
White 41.5% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 34.6% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 6.5% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.3% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Charlotte

Female
51.9% (445,389)
Male
48.1% (412,035)
Gender Charlotte NC USA
Female 51.9% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Charlotte for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (34,297)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (51,445)
High School / GED
17.0% (145,762)
Some College
20.0% (171,485)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (68,594)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (248,653)
Master's Degree
12.0% (102,891)
Professional Degree
3.0% (25,722)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (8,574)
Education Charlotte NC USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Charlotte, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
5.2% (4,457,745)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.4% (2,943,975)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.9% (6,780,952)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (8,291,349)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (11,382,990)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (15,369,450)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (10,683,069)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (12,522,534)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.5% (5,615,715)
$200,000 or more
9.0% (7,694,716)
Income Charlotte NC USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.4% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.9% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.5% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 9.0% 5.4% 7.7%

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