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Total population: 709,441 (Urban population: 708,140, Rural population: 1,301 (all nonfarm))

Charlotte,NC index of house prices


Houses: 230,556 (215,745 occupied: 124,057 owner occupied, 91,688 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

41%

Housing density: 952 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $232,594.


Median contract rent in 2009: $676 (lower quartile is $533, upper quartile is $854)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $744


Median gross rent in Charlotte, NC in 2009: $808


Housing units in Charlotte with a mortgage: 91,609 (11,001 second mortgage, 16,064 home equity loan, 555 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 20,651


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,080


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,228


Median monthly housing costs: $1,013





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Charlotte, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $175,600 (it was $131,500 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$175,600
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,700 - $285,900

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $241,474
Here:

$241,474
State:

$218,934

Townhouses or other attached units: $150,610
Here:

$150,610
State:

$173,323

In 2-unit structures: $95,145
Here:

$95,145
State:

$203,185

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,453
Here:

$126,453
State:

$158,140

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,305
Here:

$188,305
State:

$188,560

Mobile homes: $24,985
Here:

$24,985
State:

$45,354

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $24,664
Here:

$24,664
State:

$48,806

Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 529,889
  • In family households: 423,986 (94,656 male householders, 39,301 female householders)
    96,941 spouses, 148,717 children (138,848 natural, 4,038 adopted, 5,831 stepchildren), 10,679 grandchildren, 7,932 brothers or sisters, 3,804 parents, 9,873 other relatives, 12,083 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 105,903 (38,488 male householders (27,656 living alone)), 43,358 female householders (35,865 living alone)), 24,057 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,242 (5,008 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 54,407 2-persons, 32,766 3-persons, 27,328 4-persons, 12,192 5-persons, 4,695 6-persons, 2,569 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 63,521 1-person, 14,872 2-persons, 2,148 3-persons, 896 4-persons, 246 5-persons, 118 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

81,565 married couples with children.
36,401 single-parent households (5,859 men, 30,542 women).

85.4% of residents of Charlotte speak English at home.
8.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 59,849 (11.0%)
(27.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 131
  • 2 rooms: 652
  • 3 rooms: 3,539
  • 4 rooms: 7,935
  • 5 rooms: 24,166
  • 6 rooms: 26,956
  • 7 rooms: 21,000
  • 8 rooms: 18,169
  • 9 or more rooms: 21,509
  • 1 room: 3,947
  • 2 rooms: 10,489
  • 3 rooms: 18,225
  • 4 rooms: 28,930
  • 5 rooms: 18,319
  • 6 rooms: 7,472
  • 7 rooms: 2,518
  • 8 rooms: 1,150
  • 9 or more rooms: 638
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 488
  • 1 bedroom: 2,481
  • 2 bedrooms: 20,402
  • 3 bedrooms: 60,972
  • 4 bedrooms: 34,094
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5,620
  • no bedroom: 4,594
  • 1 bedroom: 28,459
  • 2 bedrooms: 40,154
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,490
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,710
  • 5+ bedrooms: 281
Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,476
  • 1 vehicle: 35,942
  • 2 vehicles: 61,178
  • 3 vehicles: 18,259
  • 4 vehicles: 4,188
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,014
  • no vehicle: 13,832
  • 1 vehicle: 48,132
  • 2 vehicles: 24,062
  • 3 vehicles: 4,234
  • 4 vehicles: 1,021
  • 5+ vehicles: 407

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 14,000
  • 2000 to 2004: 49,595
  • 1990 to 1999: 68,220
  • 1980 to 1989: 52,656
  • 1970 to 1979: 41,816
  • 1960 to 1969: 32,991
  • 1950 to 1959: 25,645
  • 1940 to 1949: 11,301
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,960

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Charlotte, NC house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Charlotte, NC:

  • Less than $10,000: 548
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 253
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 210
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 275
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 290
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 281
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 245
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 1094
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1863
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 2581
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 3616
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 5321
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 6272
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 20794
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 21534
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 18639
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 17297
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 19898
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 11888
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 15219
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 6591
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 7652
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 3179
  • $1,000,000 or more: 2877
 


Charlotte rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Charlotte:

  • Less than $100: 511 people
  • $100 to $149: 292
  • $150 to $199: 1,064
  • $200 to $249: 865
  • $250 to $299: 664
  • $300 to $349: 737
  • $350 to $399: 949
  • $400 to $449: 1,375
  • $450 to $499: 3,380
  • $500 to $549: 4,538
  • $550 to $599: 5,977
  • $600 to $649: 7,251
  • $650 to $699: 8,784
  • $700 to $749: 8,634
  • $750 to $799: 9,239
  • $800 to $899: 16,243
  • $900 to $999: 11,878
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 17,449
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 6,374
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 3,569
  • $2,000 or more: 1,242
  • No cash rent: 2,679
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 27,061
  • 1990 to 1994: 11,152
  • 1985 to 1989: 6,842
  • 1980 to 1984: 5,557
  • 1975 to 1979: 3,106
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,278
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,292
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,561


Charlotte, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.9%
Number of people working at home: 8,873 (3.2% of all workers)


Charlotte commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4701
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 19998
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 35960
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 46567
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 49251
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 20153
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 47038
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 7595
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9442
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 17408
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 8192
  • 90 or more minutes: 5350
 


Charlotte mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 218,194 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 37,639 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8,372 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 17 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 46 (0%)
  • Railroad: 18 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 510 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 165 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 417 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,269 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,002 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 8,873 (3%)
 


Charlotte, NC household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 15422
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 9254
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 11141
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 12889
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 14565
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 14226
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 12878
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 12782
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 10658
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 20484
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 23674
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 23612
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 12424
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 6575
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 6404
  • $200,000 or more: 8815
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 207481
 German: 36799
 United States or American: 36557
 English: 33455
 Irish: 28207
 Scotch-Irish: 17601
 Italian: 13999
 Scottish: 8814
 Subsaharan African:: 8805
 French (except Basque): 5570
 African: 5328
 Polish: 5278
 European: 4527
 Dutch: 3420
 Greek: 3311
 Arab:: 3047
 British: 2470
 Swedish: 2276
 Russian: 2263
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 2128
 Norwegian: 1847
 Welsh: 1847
 French Canadian: 1323
 Hungarian: 1054
 Jamaican: 1027
 Canadian: 1017
 Lebanese: 899
 Ukrainian: 887
 Arab/Arabic: 762
 Swiss: 637
 Somalian: 624
 Danish: 611
 Ethiopian: 596
 Nigerian: 591
 Iranian: 585
 Czech: 581
 Lithuanian: 560
 Liberian: 535
 Slovak: 531
 Austrian: 506
 Portuguese: 476
 Finnish: 471
 Yugoslavian: 415
 Other Arab: 413
 Palestinian: 398
 Haitian: 385
 Northern European: 360
 Czechoslovakian: 337
 Scandinavian: 318
 Other Subsaharan African: 300
 West Indian: 278
 Eastern European: 277
 Romanian: 263
 Brazilian: 260
 Egyptian: 259
 Ghanian: 245
 Croatian: 235
 Serbian: 223
 Slovene: 202
 Belgian: 194
 Australian: 182
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 169
 Guyanese: 156
 Syrian: 147
 South African: 140
 Turkish: 126
 Sierra Leonean: 122
 Zairian: 116
 Bulgarian: 99
 Zimbabwean: 98
 British West Indian: 97
 Moroccan: 81
 Latvian: 79
 Israeli: 77
 Slavic: 76
 Bahamian: 75
 Armenian: 72
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 66
 Celtic: 61
 Albanian: 52
 Estonian: 48
 Iraqi: 46
 Sudanese: 45
 Barbadian: 43
 Jordanian: 42
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 40
 Pennsylvania German: 36
 Cape Verdean: 35
 Alsatian: 33
 Acadian/Cajun: 27
 Kenyan: 24
 New Zealander: 21
 Macedonian: 17
 Maltese: 15
 Luxemburger: 14
 Basque: 14
 Carpatho Rusyn: 13
 Afghan: 12
 Icelander: 11
 Other West Indian: 6
 Senegalese: 6
 Bermudan: 4
 Belizean: 4


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



  • Mexico (28%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Germany (3%)


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

  • This state: 251169
  • Northeast: 67332
  • Midwest: 38473
  • South: 106251
  • West: 13761

46% of Charlotte residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25% lived in North Carolina.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,222
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 943
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,240
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,223
  • 9th grade: 3,380
  • 10th grade: 3,963
  • 11th grade: 4,165
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5,500
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 32,283
  • Less than 1 year of college: 9,659
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 24,853
  • Associate degree: 9,724
  • Bachelor's degree: 45,750
  • Master's degree: 12,716
  • Professional school degree: 5,406
  • Doctorate degree: 1,861

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,715
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 777
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,232
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,425
  • 9th grade: 3,304
  • 10th grade: 4,602
  • 11th grade: 4,681
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5,712
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 38,139
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,399
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 30,006
  • Associate degree: 12,972
  • Bachelor's degree: 45,797
  • Master's degree: 13,197
  • Professional school degree: 2,842
  • Doctorate degree: 858

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.7%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 9.3%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 8.8%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 13.5%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 14.3%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 4.8%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 4.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 5.7%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 14.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 9.5%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 7.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 5.7%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 10.9%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $63,293
  • Black householders: $36,185
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $31,339
  • Asian householders: $66,217
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $77,967
  • Some other race householders: $35,377
  • Two or more races householders: $31,690
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $36,738
Charlotte household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Charlotte household income for Black householders
Charlotte household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Charlotte household income for Asian householders
Charlotte household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Charlotte household income for Some other race householders
Charlotte household income for Two or more races householders
Charlotte household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Charlotte marital status for males
Charlotte marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $204,710
  • Black or African American householders: $121,918
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $152,631
  • Asian householders: $163,181
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $121,918
  • Some other race householders: $140,480
  • Two or more races householders: $155,569
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $157,038

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 129,006
  • One, attached: 12,849
  • Two: 6,652
  • 3 or 4: 14,407
  • 5 to 9: 23,609
  • 10 to 19: 22,109
  • 20 to 49: 8,466
  • 50 or more: 10,327
  • Mobile homes: 3,056
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 75

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Charlotte:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charlotte
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.9%)
  • Electricity (29.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Electricity (66.0%)
  • Utility gas (30.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,856
Here:

14.3%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,270
Here:

12.0%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,988
Here:

21.5%
North Carolina:

20.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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