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Charlotte, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $215,500 (it was $131,500 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$215,500
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,200 - $377,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $324,585
Here:

$324,585
State:

$248,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $215,292
Here:

$215,292
State:

$203,169

In 2-unit structures: $899,504
Here:

$899,504
State:

$248,066

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,673
Here:

$188,673
State:

$154,617

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,730
Here:

$267,730
State:

$203,483

Mobile homes: $72,045
Here:

$72,045
State:

$69,094

Charlotte,NC index of house prices

Total population: 809,958 (Urban population: 541,137, Rural population: 994 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 359,326 (331,822 occupied: 176,387 owner occupied, 155,435 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,483 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $282,998.

Median contract rent in 2017: $596 (lower quartile is $450, upper quartile is $725)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,360


Median gross rent in Charlotte, NC in 2017: $684

Housing units in Charlotte with a mortgage: 138,599 (2,934 second mortgage, 17,934 home equity loan, 562 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,788

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $91,767

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,431

Median monthly housing costs: $1,123


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Charlotte, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1991

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 859,052
  • In family households: 665,263 (101,726 male householders, 92,258 female householders)
    136,013 spouses, 256,755 children (244,630 natural, 4,593 adopted, 7,532 stepchildren), 20,458 grandchildren, 12,900 brothers or sisters, 15,040 parents, 12,855 other relatives, 17,258 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 181,565 (65,692 male householders (49,337 living alone)), 72,146 female householders (62,241 living alone)), 43,727 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,224

Size of family households: 82,296 2-persons, 50,462 3-persons, 38,554 4-persons, 15,345 5-persons, 4,666 6-persons, 2,661 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 111,578 1-person, 21,984 2-persons, 3,087 3-persons, 1,098 4-persons, 91 5-persons.

114,569 married couples with children.
63,086 single-parent households (12,951 men, 50,135 women).

78.1% of residents of Charlotte speak English at home.
12.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (49% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 147,074 (17.1%)
(30.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 691no bedroom
  • 2,2981 bedroom
  • 20,5582 bedrooms
  • 84,1273 bedrooms
  • 54,1644 bedrooms
  • 14,5495+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 5,795no bedroom
  • 39,3651 bedroom
  • 61,2842 bedrooms
  • 38,0763 bedrooms
  • 10,0214 bedrooms
  • 8945+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 3,267no vehicle
  • 51,2211 vehicle
  • 80,5662 vehicles
  • 29,5953 vehicles
  • 9,0754 vehicles
  • 2,6635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte in renter-occupied apartments
  • 17,702no vehicle
  • 81,1431 vehicle
  • 45,6392 vehicles
  • 8,4783 vehicles
  • 2,2904 vehicles
  • 1835+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 6171 room
  • 5992 rooms
  • 3,2423 rooms
  • 12,6684 rooms
  • 30,6715 rooms
  • 36,0036 rooms
  • 27,2857 rooms
  • 24,4608 rooms
  • 40,8429+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 5,3941 room
  • 9,3122 rooms
  • 34,1683 rooms
  • 45,7944 rooms
  • 28,7955 rooms
  • 18,4646 rooms
  • 7,4217 rooms
  • 3,7728 rooms
  • 2,3159+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Charlotte, NC
  • Charlotte, NC household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Charlotte, NC in 2017
  • 17,086Less than $10,000
  • 25,591$10,000 to $19,999
  • 29,367$20,000 to $29,999
  • 34,778$30,000 to $39,999
  • 29,867$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25,664$50,000 to $59,999
  • 36,064$60,000 to $74,999
  • 38,026$75,000 to $99,999
  • 29,146$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17,682$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21,229$150,000 to $199,999
  • 27,322$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Charlotte, NC

  • Distribution of house value in Charlotte, NC in 2017
  • 779Less than $10,000
  • 846$10,000 to $14,999
  • 211$15,000 to $19,999
  • 197$20,000 to $24,999
  • 38$25,000 to $29,999
  • 327$30,000 to $34,999
  • 335$35,000 to $39,999
  • 919$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,096$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,088$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,629$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3,384$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5,627$90,000 to $99,999
  • 15,462$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16,735$125,000 to $149,999
  • 19,027$150,000 to $174,999
  • 12,431$175,000 to $199,999
  • 19,516$200,000 to $249,999
  • 15,779$250,000 to $299,999
  • 19,145$300,000 to $399,999
  • 14,423$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13,928$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5,691$750,000 to $999,999
  • 3,160$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,428$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,186$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Charlotte, NC

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Charlotte, NC in 2017
  • 255Less than $100
  • 600$100 to $149
  • 725$150 to $199
  • 676$200 to $249
  • 1,295$250 to $299
  • 1,362$300 to $349
  • 1,575$350 to $399
  • 1,521$400 to $449
  • 3,170$450 to $499
  • 3,465$500 to $549
  • 4,506$550 to $599
  • 7,160$600 to $649
  • 7,705$650 to $699
  • 7,662$700 to $749
  • 7,005$750 to $799
  • 19,530$800 to $899
  • 19,582$900 to $999
  • 34,495$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16,917$1,250 to $1,499
  • 10,550$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,572$2,000 to $2,499
  • 856$2,500 to $2,999
  • 723$3,000 to $3,499
  • 231$3,500 or more
  • 2,297No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.4%
Number of people working at home: 35,237 (7.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,958
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 30,218
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 52,813
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 73,768
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 77,058
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 34,271
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 67,419
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 16,532
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 12,501
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 31,150
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 12,034
  • 90 or more minutes: 7,860
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Charlotte

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 503,274 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 47,876 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12,592 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 641 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,087 (0%)
  • Railroad: 427 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 170 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8,951 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 790 (0%)
  • Walked: 8,992 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 35,237 (6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 12.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 7.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 9.8%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 50,7932010 or later
  • 48,0902000 to 2009
  • 27,5391990 to 1999
  • 12,3991980 to 1989
  • 5,3841970 to 1979
  • 3,853Before 1970
Ancestries in Charlotte, NC

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 26,402 (4.9%)
  • German: 18,745 (3.5%)
  • English: 17,773 (3.3%)
  • African: 17,623 (3.3%)
  • Irish: 15,955 (3.0%)
  • Italian: 9,633 (1.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 9,549 (1.8%)
  • European: 8,515 (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 5,564 (1.0%)
  • Polish: 4,046 (0.8%)
  • British: 2,890 (0.5%)
  • Jamaican: 2,380 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 2,117 (0.4%)
  • Ethiopian: 2,085 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 2,051 (0.4%)
  • French: 2,018 (0.4%)
  • Brazilian: 1,564 (0.3%)
  • Liberian: 1,521 (0.3%)
  • Haitian: 1,323 (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 1,285 (0.2%)
  • Nigerian: 1,176 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 1,083 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 1,065 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 1,027 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 948 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 931 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 916 (0.2%)
  • Moroccan: 884 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 835 (0.2%)
  • Arab: 803 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 799 (0.1%)
  • Somali: 793 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 759 (0.1%)
  • Ghanaian: 726 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 691 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 633 (0.1%)
  • Sudanese: 577 (0.1%)
  • West Indian: 543 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 541 (0.1%)
  • Egyptian: 497 (0.09%)
  • Palestinian: 482 (0.09%)
  • Scandinavian: 474 (0.09%)
  • Lithuanian: 455 (0.09%)
  • Northern European: 415 (0.08%)
  • Guyanese: 402 (0.08%)
  • Iraqi: 366 (0.07%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 365 (0.07%)
  • Senegalese: 362 (0.07%)
  • Danish: 351 (0.07%)
  • Turkish: 321 (0.06%)
  • Belgian: 318 (0.06%)
  • Austrian: 314 (0.06%)
  • Slovak: 288 (0.05%)
  • German Russian: 272 (0.05%)
  • Czech: 261 (0.05%)
  • Romanian: 258 (0.05%)
  • Kenyan: 253 (0.05%)
  • Armenian: 250 (0.05%)
  • British West Indian: 240 (0.04%)
  • Barbadian: 219 (0.04%)
  • Swiss: 210 (0.04%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 198 (0.04%)
  • South African: 163 (0.03%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 157 (0.03%)
  • Bulgarian: 141 (0.03%)
  • Serbian: 121 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 120 (0.02%)
  • Cape Verdean: 111 (0.02%)
  • Ugandan: 95 (0.02%)
  • Israeli: 95 (0.02%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 80 (0.01%)
  • Finnish: 76 (0.01%)
  • Croatian: 76 (0.01%)
  • Slovene: 74 (0.01%)
  • Albanian: 71 (0.01%)
  • Zimbabwean: 69 (0.01%)
  • Syrian: 67 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 67 (0.01%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 67 (0.01%)
  • Belizean: 46 (0.01%)
  • Bahamian: 46 (0.01%)
  • Cajun: 38 (0.01%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 36 (0.01%)
  • Bermudan: 33 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 30 (0.01%)
  • Afghan: 29 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Charlotte:

16.4% (23,440)
North Carolina:

30.6% (240,951)

India
Charlotte:

14.7% (21,018)
North Carolina:

7.6% (60,149)

Honduras
Charlotte:

7.4% (10,621)
North Carolina:

4.0% (31,846)

El Salvador
Charlotte:

5.7% (8,131)
North Carolina:

3.8% (30,227)

Vietnam
Charlotte:

5.1% (7,307)
North Carolina:

3.2% (25,260)

Other Middle Africa
Charlotte:

2.9% (4,121)
North Carolina:

0.7% (5,131)

Colombia
Charlotte:

2.6% (3,764)
North Carolina:

1.9% (15,152)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Charlotte:

2.3% (3,215)
North Carolina:

3.3% (25,693)

Guatemala
Charlotte:

1.9% (2,650)
North Carolina:

2.5% (20,088)

Brazil
Charlotte:

1.7% (2,433)
North Carolina:

0.7% (5,464)

Peru
Charlotte:

1.6% (2,311)
North Carolina:

0.8% (6,623)

Cuba
Charlotte:

1.6% (2,223)
North Carolina:

0.9% (7,412)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 354,004
  • Other state: 346,495
  • Northeast: 112,455
  • Midwest: 59,282
  • South: 150,580
  • West: 24,178

82.3% of Charlotte residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34.0% lived in North Carolina.


Charlotte:

82.3%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4,668
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,092
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4,233
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,649
  • 9th grade: 3,654
  • 10th grade: 3,769
  • 11th grade: 2,338
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,521
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 48,300
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10,715
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 45,044
  • Associate degree: 18,115
  • Bachelor's degree: 79,878
  • Master's degree: 28,952
  • Professional school degree: 8,938
  • Doctorate degree: 2,856
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4,062
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,247
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6,078
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,565
  • 9th grade: 3,328
  • 10th grade: 3,609
  • 11th grade: 3,274
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,627
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 53,185
  • Less than 1 year of college: 12,608
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 45,544
  • Associate degree: 24,400
  • Bachelor's degree: 89,983
  • Master's degree: 39,370
  • Professional school degree: 6,433
  • Doctorate degree: 2,841
Educational Attainment for Females
Charlotte marital status for males
Charlotte marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 199,389
  • One, attached: 30,643
  • Two: 4,796
  • 3 or 4: 11,208
  • 5 to 9: 24,448
  • 10 to 19: 36,640
  • 20 to 49: 23,872
  • 50 or more: 24,194
  • Mobile homes: 4,136

Median worth of mobile homes: $42,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Charlotte
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Charlotte, NC
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 30.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Charlotte, NC
  • 71.6%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9,281
Here:

10.5%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,393
Here:

10.4%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9,830
Here:

20.4%
North Carolina:

17.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability