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Charlotte, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $252,100 (it was $131,500 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$252,100
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $171,600 - $403,200

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $353,073
Here:

$353,073
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $265,126
Here:

$265,126
State:

$217,635

In 2-unit structures: $317,613
Here:

$317,613
State:

$185,455

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,475
Here:

$91,475
State:

$181,079

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,977
Here:

$307,977
State:

$231,999

Mobile homes: $44,944
Here:

$44,944
State:

$77,551

Charlotte,NC index of house prices

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

Houses: 375,538 (342,448 occupied: 179,563 owner occupied, 162,885 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,550 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $663,096.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,030 (lower quartile is $815, upper quartile is $1,314)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,445


Median gross rent in Charlotte, NC in 2019: $1,174

Housing units in Charlotte with a mortgage: 138,851 (2,150 second mortgage, 13,498 home equity loan, 113 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 40,712

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $95,814

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,087

Median monthly housing costs: $1,203


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Charlotte, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1992

Median year apartment built: 1991

Household type by relationship:

Households: 885,707
  • Male householders: 168,553 (54,593 living alone), Female householders: 173,895 (63,688 living alone)
  • 131,294 spouses (129,637 opposite-sex spouses), 25,217 unmarried partners, (23,689 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 266,900 children (254,361 natural, 4,595 adopted, 7,944 stepchildren), 17,716 grandchildren, 11,825 brothers or sisters, 17,472 parents, 251 foster children, 15,900 other relatives, 43,014 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 13,670

Size of family households: 86,713 2-persons, 47,471 3-persons, 38,397 4-persons, 13,259 5-persons, 6,562 6-persons, 3,212 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 118,281 1-person, 23,700 2-persons, 3,801 3-persons, 733 4-persons, 319 5-persons.

110,319 married couples with children.
74,027 single-parent households (15,430 men, 58,597 women).

78.3% of residents of Charlotte speak English at home.
12.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 150,738 (17.0%)
(37.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

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
  • 409no bedroom
  • 2,1941 bedroom
  • 22,4872 bedrooms
  • 84,0623 bedrooms
  • 53,3164 bedrooms
  • 17,0955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 7,056no bedroom
  • 42,7551 bedroom
  • 64,6672 bedrooms
  • 38,9443 bedrooms
  • 8,2614 bedrooms
  • 1,2025+ 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
  • 3,842no vehicle
  • 52,5761 vehicle
  • 84,0132 vehicles
  • 28,3663 vehicles
  • 7,7174 vehicles
  • 3,0495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte in renter-occupied apartments
  • 18,521no vehicle
  • 85,0061 vehicle
  • 48,2072 vehicles
  • 8,8983 vehicles
  • 1,5024 vehicles
  • 7515+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 4091 room
  • 6312 rooms
  • 3,1183 rooms
  • 11,6464 rooms
  • 29,4355 rooms
  • 37,1926 rooms
  • 30,4837 rooms
  • 26,7408 rooms
  • 39,9099+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 6,7201 room
  • 10,0772 rooms
  • 35,8863 rooms
  • 47,0374 rooms
  • 30,7045 rooms
  • 19,2376 rooms
  • 7,2707 rooms
  • 3,3968 rooms
  • 2,5589+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 2019
  • 16,928Less than $10,000
  • 23,660$10,000 to $19,999
  • 24,181$20,000 to $29,999
  • 32,877$30,000 to $39,999
  • 32,960$40,000 to $49,999
  • 30,519$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34,560$60,000 to $74,999
  • 42,829$75,000 to $99,999
  • 29,570$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17,892$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21,359$150,000 to $199,999
  • 35,113$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Charlotte, NC

  • Distribution of house value in Charlotte, NC in 2019
  • 1,421Less than $10,000
  • 873$10,000 to $14,999
  • 384$15,000 to $19,999
  • 241$20,000 to $24,999
  • 182$25,000 to $29,999
  • 212$30,000 to $34,999
  • 40$35,000 to $39,999
  • 412$40,000 to $49,999
  • 953$50,000 to $59,999
  • 744$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,431$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,496$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,892$90,000 to $99,999
  • 9,197$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11,193$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15,291$150,000 to $174,999
  • 15,960$175,000 to $199,999
  • 26,073$200,000 to $249,999
  • 18,450$250,000 to $299,999
  • 26,748$300,000 to $399,999
  • 14,790$400,000 to $499,999
  • 16,368$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7,244$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4,218$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,466$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,284$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Charlotte, NC

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Charlotte, NC in 2019
  • 890Less than $100
  • 330$100 to $149
  • 571$150 to $199
  • 962$200 to $249
  • 1,035$250 to $299
  • 893$300 to $349
  • 713$350 to $399
  • 1,485$400 to $449
  • 1,188$450 to $499
  • 2,665$500 to $549
  • 3,165$550 to $599
  • 3,008$600 to $649
  • 6,273$650 to $699
  • 5,695$700 to $749
  • 8,209$750 to $799
  • 17,832$800 to $899
  • 20,099$900 to $999
  • 37,831$1,000 to $1,249
  • 25,152$1,250 to $1,499
  • 15,824$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,611$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,346$2,500 to $2,999
  • 573$3,000 to $3,499
  • 754$3,500 or more
  • 3,781No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.4%
Number of people working at home: 47,780 (10.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4,099
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 27,332
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 53,368
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 68,817
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 81,345
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 42,638
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 68,414
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 18,861
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 14,529
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 26,282
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 16,674
  • 90 or more minutes: 9,153
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Charlotte

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 510,841 (78.9%)
  • Carpooled: 51,116 (7.9%)
  • Bus: 11,042 (1.7%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 1,575 (0.2%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 35 (0.0%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 6,431 (1.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 124 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 8,104 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 757 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 9,963 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 47,780 (7.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 1.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 9.4%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
  • 61,4992010 or later
  • 41,7562000 to 2009
  • 25,7091990 to 1999
  • 12,3991980 to 1989
  • 5,3841970 to 1979
  • 3,853Before 1970
Ancestries in Charlotte, NC

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 33,306 (5.9%)
  • English: 18,408 (3.3%)
  • German: 17,322 (3.1%)
  • African: 16,768 (3.0%)
  • Irish: 14,851 (2.6%)
  • European: 11,332 (2.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 8,624 (1.5%)
  • Italian: 8,178 (1.5%)
  • Scottish: 4,796 (0.9%)
  • Polish: 3,858 (0.7%)
  • British: 3,136 (0.6%)
  • Jamaican: 2,801 (0.5%)
  • Brazilian: 2,197 (0.4%)
  • French: 2,071 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 1,952 (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 1,862 (0.3%)
  • Ethiopian: 1,821 (0.3%)
  • Nigerian: 1,561 (0.3%)
  • Arab: 1,487 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 1,324 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 1,281 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 1,114 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 1,046 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 1,034 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 894 (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 889 (0.2%)
  • Ghanaian: 883 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 830 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 770 (0.1%)
  • Liberian: 769 (0.1%)
  • Macedonian: 742 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 705 (0.1%)
  • Moroccan: 701 (0.1%)
  • Sudanese: 663 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 638 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 617 (0.1%)
  • Somali: 610 (0.1%)
  • Haitian: 574 (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 551 (0.10%)
  • West Indian: 535 (0.09%)
  • Hungarian: 512 (0.09%)
  • Egyptian: 494 (0.09%)
  • Yugoslavian: 470 (0.08%)
  • Northern European: 465 (0.08%)
  • Czech: 465 (0.08%)
  • Austrian: 446 (0.08%)
  • Slovak: 394 (0.07%)
  • Canadian: 391 (0.07%)
  • Guyanese: 368 (0.07%)
  • Bulgarian: 344 (0.06%)
  • Lithuanian: 335 (0.06%)
  • Swiss: 291 (0.05%)
  • British West Indian: 265 (0.05%)
  • South African: 244 (0.04%)
  • Palestinian: 230 (0.04%)
  • Jordanian: 223 (0.04%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 213 (0.04%)
  • Kenyan: 207 (0.04%)
  • Syrian: 179 (0.03%)
  • Serbian: 175 (0.03%)
  • Armenian: 174 (0.03%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 170 (0.03%)
  • German Russian: 159 (0.03%)
  • Danish: 142 (0.03%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 141 (0.03%)
  • Belgian: 123 (0.02%)
  • Iraqi: 106 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 105 (0.02%)
  • Slovene: 102 (0.02%)
  • Cape Verdean: 83 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 82 (0.01%)
  • Croatian: 73 (0.01%)
  • Israeli: 72 (0.01%)
  • Finnish: 66 (0.01%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 53 (0.01%)
  • Dutch West Indian: 49 (0.01%)
  • Albanian: 42 (0.01%)
  • Barbadian: 41 (0.01%)
  • Zimbabwean: 38 (0.01%)
  • Ugandan: 38 (0.01%)
  • Belizean: 30 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 29 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Charlotte:

14.1% (21,651)
North Carolina:

27.7% (228,052)

India
Charlotte:

13.7% (21,144)
North Carolina:

8.6% (70,450)

Honduras
Charlotte:

7.9% (12,206)
North Carolina:

4.3% (35,753)

El Salvador
Charlotte:

6.7% (10,271)
North Carolina:

3.9% (32,468)

Vietnam
Charlotte:

4.2% (6,511)
North Carolina:

2.9% (24,065)

Dominican Republic
Charlotte:

3.1% (4,779)
North Carolina:

1.4% (11,625)

Guatemala
Charlotte:

2.8% (4,253)
North Carolina:

2.5% (20,938)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Charlotte:

2.3% (3,513)
North Carolina:

3.4% (27,767)

Congo
Charlotte:

1.8% (2,830)
North Carolina:

0.5% (3,888)

Colombia
Charlotte:

1.8% (2,792)
North Carolina:

1.8% (15,187)

Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Charlotte:

1.8% (2,774)
North Carolina:

0.3% (2,630)

Africa, n.e.c.
Charlotte:

1.6% (2,464)
North Carolina:

0.4% (3,676)

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

  • This state: 367,706
  • Other state: 355,552
  • Northeast: 118,627
  • Midwest: 57,733
  • South: 153,737
  • West: 25,455

81.5% of Charlotte residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34.5% lived in North Carolina.


Charlotte:

81.5%
State average:

84.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5,631
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3,513
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5,074
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,303
  • 9th grade: 4,417
  • 10th grade: 2,532
  • 11th grade: 4,296
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,615
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 45,528
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10,121
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 44,447
  • Associate degree: 19,600
  • Bachelor's degree: 82,867
  • Master's degree: 33,862
  • Professional school degree: 7,838
  • Doctorate degree: 2,755
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5,126
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,748
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4,103
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,938
  • 9th grade: 4,643
  • 10th grade: 2,920
  • 11th grade: 2,977
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,543
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 50,733
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,467
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 52,739
  • Associate degree: 28,813
  • Bachelor's degree: 90,836
  • Master's degree: 38,727
  • Professional school degree: 7,724
  • Doctorate degree: 3,368
Educational Attainment for Females
Charlotte marital status for males
Charlotte marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 202,234
  • One, attached: 33,674
  • Two: 5,963
  • 3 or 4: 9,437
  • 5 to 9: 23,183
  • 10 to 19: 36,481
  • 20 to 49: 28,512
  • 50 or more: 32,692
  • Mobile homes: 3,277
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 85

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,100

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.8%

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
  • 66.1%Utility gas
  • 31.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Charlotte, NC
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 25.1%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9,963
Here:

10.8%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,686
Here:

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,096
Here:

21.4%
North Carolina:

19.1%
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