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Charlotte, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Charlotte,NC index of house prices

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

Houses: 349,447 (319,816 occupied: 166,963 owner occupied, 152,853 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,442 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $210,417.

Median contract rent in 2016: $596 (lower quartile is $450, upper quartile is $725)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,019


Median gross rent in Charlotte, NC in 2016: $684

Housing units in Charlotte with a mortgage: 130,240 (4,101 second mortgage, 16,224 home equity loan, 445 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 36,723

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $88,210

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,762

Median monthly housing costs: $1,102


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Charlotte, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $201,500 (it was $131,500 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$201,500
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,300 - $358,700

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $312,118
Here:

$312,118
State:

$235,833

Townhouses or other attached units: $206,630
Here:

$206,630
State:

$191,052

In 2-unit structures: $363,495
Here:

$363,495
State:

$221,545

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,233
Here:

$115,233
State:

$144,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $265,301
Here:

$265,301
State:

$188,356

Mobile homes: $41,531
Here:

$41,531
State:

$74,306
Median year house/condo built: 1990

Median year apartment built: 1992

Household type by relationship:

Households: 842,029
  • In family households: 655,599 (95,280 male householders, 94,594 female householders)
    131,409 spouses, 254,334 children (241,459 natural, 4,884 adopted, 7,991 stepchildren), 16,920 grandchildren, 14,745 brothers or sisters, 15,130 parents, 15,134 other relatives, 18,053 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 173,749 (61,573 male householders (46,434 living alone)), 68,369 female householders (56,495 living alone)), 43,807 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,681

Size of family households: 80,826 2-persons, 46,100 3-persons, 37,268 4-persons, 17,894 5-persons, 5,323 6-persons, 2,463 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 102,929 1-person, 23,095 2-persons, 2,903 3-persons, 939 4-persons, 76 5-persons.

119,923 married couples with children.
65,822 single-parent households (11,667 men, 54,155 women).

78.5% of residents of Charlotte speak English at home.
11.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 138,097 (16.4%)
(36.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • 497no bedroom
  • 2,3011 bedroom
  • 19,0032 bedrooms
  • 80,0193 bedrooms
  • 53,7764 bedrooms
  • 11,3675+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlotte population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • 4,417no bedroom
  • 36,1751 bedroom
  • 57,3192 bedrooms
  • 42,7483 bedrooms
  • 10,7624 bedrooms
  • 1,4325+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlotte population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,838no vehicle
  • 45,3931 vehicle
  • 78,5792 vehicles
  • 29,8023 vehicles
  • 8,2804 vehicles
  • 2,0715+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charlotte population

Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte in renter-occupied apartments

  • 16,288no vehicle
  • 79,3761 vehicle
  • 44,8532 vehicles
  • 9,4463 vehicles
  • 2,3684 vehicles
  • 5225+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Charlotte population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • 4971 room
  • 5882 rooms
  • 3,0223 rooms
  • 10,1174 rooms
  • 27,0855 rooms
  • 33,2236 rooms
  • 29,0497 rooms
  • 24,5438 rooms
  • 38,8399+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlotte population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • 4,2501 room
  • 7,7372 rooms
  • 31,0073 rooms
  • 40,5984 rooms
  • 31,4795 rooms
  • 21,5456 rooms
  • 7,9987 rooms
  • 4,7008 rooms
  • 3,5399+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Charlotte population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 household income distribution

  • Charlotte, NC household income distribution
  • 18,787Less than $10,000
  • 10,358$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14,729$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13,301$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15,926$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15,987$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13,581$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15,598$40,000 to $44,999
  • 13,040$45,000 to $49,999
  • 24,934$50,000 to $59,999
  • 33,414$60,000 to $74,999
  • 41,110$75,000 to $99,999
  • 29,649$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17,427$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17,360$150,000 to $199,999
  • 24,615$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Charlotte, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Charlotte, NC
  • 656Less than $10,000
  • 602$10,000 to $14,999
  • 472$15,000 to $19,999
  • 361$20,000 to $24,999
  • 57$25,000 to $29,999
  • 118$30,000 to $34,999
  • 66$35,000 to $39,999
  • 881$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,176$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,599$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3,289$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4,170$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5,682$90,000 to $99,999
  • 15,277$100,000 to $124,999
  • 19,078$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17,449$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11,012$175,000 to $199,999
  • 18,283$200,000 to $249,999
  • 13,730$250,000 to $299,999
  • 17,500$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12,218$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11,027$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5,208$750,000 to $999,999
  • 3,561$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,330$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,161$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Charlotte, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Charlotte, NC
  • 1,607Less than $100
  • 152$100 to $149
  • 873$150 to $199
  • 390$200 to $249
  • 1,281$250 to $299
  • 423$300 to $349
  • 930$350 to $399
  • 2,100$400 to $449
  • 2,629$450 to $499
  • 5,126$500 to $549
  • 4,399$550 to $599
  • 7,634$600 to $649
  • 7,779$650 to $699
  • 8,733$700 to $749
  • 8,443$750 to $799
  • 22,797$800 to $899
  • 19,911$900 to $999
  • 28,610$1,000 to $1,249
  • 14,113$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8,622$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,540$2,000 to $2,499
  • 440$2,500 to $2,999
  • 602$3,000 to $3,499
  • 261$3,500 or more
  • 3,458No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 37,9202010 or later
  • 45,0402000 to 2009
  • 33,9021990 to 1999
  • 12,3991980 to 1989
  • 5,3841970 to 1979
  • 3,853Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Charlotte population
Charlotte commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4,385
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 29,486
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 45,310
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 67,396
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 72,301
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 36,950
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 73,416
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14,547
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 13,777
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 29,381
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 12,936
  • 90 or more minutes: 6,863
Charlotte, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.3%
Number of people working at home: 30,312 (6.9% of all workers)

Charlotte mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 470,419 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 52,909 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11,055 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 410 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,624 (0%)
  • Railroad: 990 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6,985 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 168 (0%)
  • Walked: 9,142 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 30,312 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 26,074
 German: 19,918
 English: 19,536
 Irish: 15,884
 Scotch-Irish: 11,182
 African: 11,063
 Italian: 9,787
 European: 7,680
 Scottish: 5,594
 Polish: 3,385
 British: 2,684
 Ethiopian: 2,605
 Russian: 2,461
 Greek: 2,349
 Jamaican: 1,709
 French (except Basque): 1,661
 Haitian: 1,472
 Liberian: 1,406
 Ghanaian: 1,379
 Brazilian: 1,276
 Dutch: 1,139
 Iranian: 1,049
 French Canadian: 1,025
 Norwegian: 998
 Welsh: 997
 Hungarian: 940
 Swedish: 934
 West Indian: 931
 Ukrainian: 860
 Egyptian: 825
 Eastern European: 817
 Nigerian: 789
 Lebanese: 758
 Somali: 741
 Arab: 733
 Canadian: 707
 Moroccan: 677
 Romanian: 674
 Kenyan: 513
 Yugoslavian: 437
 Slovak: 397
 Northern European: 375
 Swiss: 370
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 334
 Scandinavian: 329
 Lithuanian: 324
 Armenian: 311
 Ugandan: 275
 Turkish: 269
 Portuguese: 266
 Danish: 253
 Belgian: 240
 Senegalese: 224
 Austrian: 217
 Croatian: 185
 Jordanian: 176
 Guyanese: 158
 Iraqi: 154
 Bulgarian: 153
 South African: 152
 Palestinian: 142
 Serbian: 137
 Czech: 119
 Czechoslovakian: 104
 Finnish: 88
 Australian: 88
 Barbadian: 82
 German Russian: 78
 Icelander: 73
 Slavic: 63
 Zimbabwean: 62
 Cajun: 58
 Bermudan: 56
 Albanian: 54
 Slovene: 53
 Sierra Leonean: 43
 Cape Verdean: 35
 Israeli: 33
 Celtic: 31
 Afghan: 30
 Syrian: 27
 Bahamian: 26
 Pennsylvania German: 24
 Alsatian: 21
 Sudanese: 21
 Latvian: 17
 Belizean: 14
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 8
 British West Indian: 6
 Macedonian: 3
 Dutch West Indian: 3

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

  • 17%Mexico
  • 14%India
  • 7%Honduras
  • 7%El Salvador
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 3%Ecuador
  • 2%Colombia

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

  • This state: 348,196
  • Other state: 345,033
  • Northeast: 108,472
  • Midwest: 58,624
  • South: 151,868
  • West: 26,069

80% of Charlotte residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 32% lived in North Carolina.

Charlotte:

80.5%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,109
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,068
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5,174
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,188
  • 9th grade: 4,174
  • 10th grade: 3,429
  • 11th grade: 5,743
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,920
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 43,878
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,467
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 41,533
  • Associate degree: 17,068
  • Bachelor's degree: 77,054
  • Master's degree: 27,290
  • Professional school degree: 7,929
  • Doctorate degree: 3,359

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,356
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,385
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,482
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,992
  • 9th grade: 4,522
  • 10th grade: 3,256
  • 11th grade: 3,548
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,686
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 49,458
  • Less than 1 year of college: 14,850
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 46,329
  • Associate degree: 27,625
  • Bachelor's degree: 86,843
  • Master's degree: 33,506
  • Professional school degree: 6,182
  • Doctorate degree: 3,093

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 7.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 0.8%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 15.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 14.5%Females
Charlotte marital status for males
Charlotte marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 198,822
  • One, attached: 24,052
  • Two: 5,560
  • 3 or 4: 11,299
  • 5 to 9: 25,104
  • 10 to 19: 34,875
  • 20 to 49: 27,801
  • 50 or more: 17,737
  • Mobile homes: 4,197

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,300

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Charlotte:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charlotte
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (65.2%)
  • Electricity (32.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (70.0%)
  • Utility gas (28.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10,656
Here:

11.7%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,860
Here:

11.1%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,558
Here:

17.7%
North Carolina:

17.5%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)