The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Charlotte, NC For 2021


We used science and data to determine which Charlotte neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Charlotte.

Richest Neighborhoods In Charlotte

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Charlotte has to offer. Where houses go for over 5.04x the national median and household incomes are 4.02x the national median.

But where exactly in Charlotte do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Eastover where the median income is a cool $221,310.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Charlotte out of 157 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Charlotte for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Eastover looks to be the richest Charlotte neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,394,711. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Charlotte. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Charlotte reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Charlotte and the worst neighborhoods in Charlotte. Or, for living around Charlotte, out the best Charlotte suburbs and the worst Charlotte suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Charlotte For 2021

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Charlotte by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Eastover, was named the richest neighborhood in Charlotte.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Southside Park.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Charlotte ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Charlotte For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Eastover $221,310
2 Wessex Square $157,851
3 Myers Park $153,401
4 Hembstead $148,523
5 Providence Crossing $134,049
6 Providence Plantation $125,306
7 Foxcroft $120,148
8 Freedom Park $112,784
9 Olde Providence North $112,603
10 Plaza Midwood $108,736
11 Mountainbrook $106,958
12 Ballantyne West $106,620
13 Sardis Forest $106,263
14 Seven Eagles $105,370
15 Oxford Hunt $104,645
16 Ballantyne East $99,767
17 Piper Glen Estates $99,747
18 Sherwood Forest $97,713
19 Dilworth $95,298
20 Barclay Downs $94,097
21 Olde Providence South $94,004
22 Chantilly $92,311
23 Quail Hollow $90,194
24 Beverly Woods $88,673
25 Wesley Heights $88,417
26 Sharon Woods $88,238
27 Park Crossing $84,683
28 Commonwealth $84,353
29 Fourth Ward $83,457
30 Whiteoak $83,125
31 Highland Creek $82,639
32 Elizabeth $81,658
33 Carmel $80,182
34 Stonehaven $79,262
35 Provincetowne $79,209
36 Governor's Square $78,071
37 Lansdowne $77,979
38 Cotswold $77,754
39 Third Ward $77,602
40 Davis Lake-Eastfield $75,123
41 North Charlotte $74,434
42 Wilmore $72,819
43 Closeburn-Glenkirk $71,634
44 Ashbrook-Clawson Village $71,479
45 Starmount $70,405
46 Yorkshire $69,939
47 Touchstone Village-Elm Lane $69,150
48 Country Club Heights $68,883
49 Downtown Sharlotte $68,654
50 Prosperity Church Road $68,600
51 Wendover-Sedgewood $68,450
52 Sardis Woods $68,141
53 Rain Tree $68,050
54 Madison Park $67,478
55 Olde Whitehall $65,209
56 Henderson Circle $62,714
57 Colonial Village $61,818
58 Providence Park $61,546
59 Mineral Springs-Rumble Road $60,660
60 Griers Fork $60,306
61 Johnston Rd-Mcalpine $59,753
62 Harbor House $58,895
63 Newell South $58,750
64 Coulwood West $57,570
65 Optimist Park $53,306
66 West Sugar Creek $53,178
67 Sedgefield $52,665
68 Oakdale South $52,599
69 Hwy 51-Park Road $52,552
70 Cherry $52,009
71 Todd Park $50,253
72 Pawtuckett $50,164
73 Marshbrooke $49,960
74 Beatties Ford-Trinity $49,821
75 Hickory Grove $49,782
76 Plaza Hills $49,412
77 Brookhill $49,032
78 Yorkmount $48,811
79 First Ward $48,679
80 Wildwood $48,387
81 Becton Park $48,166
82 Sterling $47,448
83 Belmont $47,391
84 Eagle Lake $46,382
85 Echo Hills $45,800
86 Collingwood $45,759
87 Eastway-Sheffield Park $44,868
88 Rockwell Park-Hemphill Heights $44,441
89 Oakhurst $44,271
90 Hickory Ridge $43,721
91 Westchester $43,153
92 Lockwood $42,634
93 Idlewild South $42,432
94 Marlwood $41,909
95 Derita-Statesville $41,340
96 University City North $41,205
97 Toddville Road $41,122
98 North Sharon Amity-Reddman Roa $40,600
99 East Forest $40,222
100 Firestone-Garden Park $39,709
101 Harris-Houston $39,364
102 Nevin Community $37,668
103 Starmount Forest $37,075
104 Sugaw Creek-Ritch Ave $37,012
105 Montclaire South $36,861
106 Slater Rd-Hamilton Circle $36,014
107 Wilson Heights $36,014
108 Idlewild Farms $35,789
109 Jt Williams $35,625
110 Druid Hills North $35,625
111 Lakewood $35,469
112 Briarcreek-Woodland $35,465
113 Windsor Park $34,750
114 Farm Pond $34,706
115 Villa Heights $34,150
116 Plaza-Eastway $33,934
117 Shannon Park $33,250
118 Greenville $32,813
119 Eastland-Wilora Lake $32,727
120 Oak Forest $32,686
121 Coliseum Drive $31,293
122 Grier Heights $31,189
123 Clanton Park-Roseland $30,774
124 Westerly Hills $30,417
125 Back Creek Church Road $30,174
126 Smallwood $30,106
127 West Blvd $30,066
128 University City South $30,048
129 Hidden Valley $28,561
130 Enderly Park $27,311
131 University Park $27,222
132 Ponderosa-Wingate $27,138
133 Plaza-Shamrock $25,902
134 Reid Park $25,592
135 Ashley Park $25,574
136 Revolution Park $25,417
137 Lincoln Heights $25,335
138 Thomasboro-Hoskins $25,249
139 Double Oaks $25,245
140 Capitol Drive $25,036
141 Jackson Homes $25,036
142 Seversville $24,861
143 Oakview Terrace $24,671
144 Oaklawn $24,483
145 Mccrorey Heights $24,483
146 Genesis Park $23,704
147 Arbor Glen $22,500
148 Pinecrest $22,500
149 Tryon Hills $22,481
150 Biddleville $19,526
151 Druid Hills South $19,295
152 Westover Hills $19,104
153 Washington Heights $18,211
154 Boulevard Homes $15,242
155 York Road $0
156 Coulwood East $0
157 Southside Park $0

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

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