Charlotte Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Charlotte Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 857,425 1.9%
Male Population 412,035 1.9%
Female Population 445,390 1.9%
Male Population 48.05 %
Female Population 51.95 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.2 0.3%
Citizen US Born 702,000 1.6%
Citizen not US Born 61,817 4.5%
Not Citizen 93,608 2.2%
Citizen US Born 81.87 %
Citizen not US Born 7.21 %
Not Citizen 10.92 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 8,192 8.6%
Moved from Same Country 92,255 -8.6%
Moved from Same State 19,261 -0.3%
Moved from Different State 36,573 1.2%
Same House as Last Year 689,851 3.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.97 %
Moved from Same Country 10.9 %
Moved from Same State 2.28 %
Moved from Different State 4.32 %
Same House as Last Year 81.53 %

Occupational Employment in Charlotte top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 373,222 3.3%
Blue Collar 86,604 3.4%
White Collar 81.17 %
Blue Collar 18.83 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 38,695 5.2%
Private Companies 354,216 4.1%
Governmental Workers 37,249 -1.0%
Not for Profit Companies 29,666 -2.4%
Self Employees 8.42 %
Private Companies 77.03 %
Governmental Workers 8.1 %
Not for Profit Companies 6.45 %

Number of Households in Charlotte top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 330,391 2.1%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 194,205 0.9%
Non-family Households 136,186 3.7%
Family Households 58.78 %
Non-family Households 41.22 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 101,553 0.1%
Households without Children 228,838 3.0%
Households with Children 30.74 %
Households without Children 69.26 %

Median and Average Income in Charlotte top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $94,512.00 3.9%
Median Household Income $62,817.00 3.2%
People below Poverty Level 106,232 -6.2%
People above Poverty Level 726,928 3.1%

Housing in Charlotte top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 359,379 2.4%
Median Year Built 1991 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 10,228 -0.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 9,419 -3.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 23,672 -2.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 34,094 0.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 43,120 2.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 54,141 0.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 69,899 -1.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 82,970 0.3%
Built in 2010 or Later 31,836 33.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 330,391 2.1%
Owner Occupied 174,796 2.1%
Renter Occupied 155,595 2.0%
Owner Occupied 52.91 %
Renter Occupied 47.09 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 135,309 1.5%
Without Mortgage 39,487 4.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $224,100.00 9.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $206,800.00 9.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,179.00 3.0%
With Mortgage 77.41 %
Without Mortgage 22.59 %

Charlotte Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 32,038 3.9%
Some High School 158,295 -1.8%
Some College 158,706 2.4%
Associate Degree 49,155 4.4%
Bachelor's Degree 179,689 4.1%
Graduate Degree 89,123 4.6%
No High School 4.9 %
Some High School 24.19 %
Some College 22.32 %
Associate Degree 7.51 %
Bachelor's Degree 27.46 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Charlotte top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 279,646 3.2%
Married 309,662 1.5%
Separated 17,961 -1.9%
Widowed 27,721 0.0%
Divorced 69,731 1.7%
Never Married 40.72 %
Married 45.09 %
Separated 2.62 %
Widowed 4.04 %
Divorced 10.15 %

Means of Transport to Work in Charlotte top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 385,332 2.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 10,976 -6.8%
Subway or Elevated 696 N/A
Railroad 1,558 69.9%
Ferryboat 6 N/A
Bicycle 639 -19.8%
Motorcycle 279 -12.0%
TaxiCab 1,099 42.2%
Walk 9,300 2.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 28202 28203 28204 28205 28206 28207 28208 28209 28210 28211 28212 28213 28214 28215 28216 28217 28226 28227 28244 28262 28269 28270 28273 28277 28278 28280 28282

Recently added listings in Charlotte top

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Charlotte is an area in Mecklenburg County,North Carolina with a population of 857,425. There are 412,035 male residents living in Charlotte and 445,390 female residents. The total number of households is 330,391 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 34 with 309,662 people being married and 395,059 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 81.17% white collar employees and 18.83% blue collar employees in Charlotte..
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