Mecklenburg County Demographics

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

Mecklenburg County Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 1,088,258 1.8%
Male Population 523,401 1.9%
Female Population 564,857 1.8%
Male Population 48.1 %
Female Population 51.9 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.3 0.3%
Citizen US Born 906,124 1.4%
Citizen not US Born 76,412 4.6%
Not Citizen 105,722 3.4%
Citizen US Born 83.26 %
Citizen not US Born 7.02 %
Not Citizen 9.71 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 9,443 11.5%
Moved from Same Country 108,874 -6.7%
Moved from Same State 26,314 0.5%
Moved from Different State 45,876 1.0%
Same House as Last Year 883,690 3.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.88 %
Moved from Same Country 10.14 %
Moved from Same State 2.45 %
Moved from Different State 4.27 %
Same House as Last Year 82.27 %

Occupational Employment in Mecklenburg County top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 475,065 2.8%
Blue Collar 103,176 3.6%
White Collar 82.16 %
Blue Collar 17.84 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 50,885 4.7%
Private Companies 440,942 3.7%
Governmental Workers 47,541 -2.2%
Not for Profit Companies 38,873 -0.8%
Self Employees 8.8 %
Private Companies 76.26 %
Governmental Workers 8.22 %
Not for Profit Companies 6.72 %

Number of Households in Mecklenburg County top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 415,459 1.8%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 254,977 0.8%
Non-family Households 160,482 3.3%
Family Households 61.37 %
Non-family Households 38.63 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 132,249 -0.2%
Households without Children 283,210 2.7%
Households with Children 31.83 %
Households without Children 68.17 %

Median and Average Income in Mecklenburg County top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $103,648.97 3.6%
Median Household Income $69,896.00 7.9%
People below Poverty Level 120,958 -6.6%
People above Poverty Level 937,758 3.0%

Housing in Mecklenburg County top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 449,911 2.1%
Median Year Built 1993 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 11,449 -0.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 10,126 -2.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 25,132 -1.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 36,848 -0.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 50,431 2.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 67,409 -0.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 91,802 -0.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 112,575 -0.5%
Built in 2010 or Later 44,139 30.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 415,459 1.8%
Owner Occupied 235,597 1.6%
Renter Occupied 179,862 2.0%
Owner Occupied 56.71 %
Renter Occupied 43.29 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 182,315 0.9%
Without Mortgage 53,282 4.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $277,600.00 12.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $269,000.00 9.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,234.00 0.8%
With Mortgage 77.38 %
Without Mortgage 22.62 %

Mecklenburg County Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 35,358 4.0%
Some High School 194,992 -0.7%
Some College 203,401 2.0%
Associate Degree 64,922 4.9%
Bachelor's Degree 234,342 3.5%
No High School 4.82 %
Some High School 26.6 %
Some College 27.75 %
Associate Degree 8.86 %
Bachelor's Degree 31.97 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Mecklenburg County top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 330,206 3.5%
Married 416,130 1.5%
Separated 21,034 -0.8%
Widowed 36,225 0.4%
Divorced 87,418 1.0%
Never Married 37.06 %
Married 46.7 %
Separated 2.36 %
Widowed 4.07 %
Divorced 9.81 %

Means of Transport to Work in Mecklenburg County top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 485,821 2.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 12,051 -7.3%
Railroad 1,599 59.6%
Ferryboat 6 N/A
Bicycle 796 -12.0%
Motorcycle 401 -19.8%
TaxiCab 1,285 31.0%
Walk 10,906 3.0%

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: 28036 28078 28269 28270 28273 28277 28278 28280 28282 28105 28134 28202 28203 28204 28205 28206 28207 28208 28209 28210 28211 28212 28213 28214 28215 28216 28217 28226 28227 28244 28262 28031

Recently added listings in Mecklenburg County top

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Mecklenburg County is an area in North Carolina with a population of 1,088,258. There are 523,401 male residents living in Mecklenburg County and 564,857 female residents. The total number of households is 415,459 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 35 with 416,130 people being married and 474,883 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 82.16% white collar employees and 17.84% blue collar employees in Mecklenburg County..
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