Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and 25th largest city in the nation. It's nicknamed as the "Queen City" after King George III's new wife Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz from Germany. It located Southwest of Piedmont Region of North Carolina.
According to United State Census & Charlotte Government Website, the population estimated around 827,294 that work and live in Charlotte community, and estimate about 2,426,363 total population in NC-SC Metropolitan areas, which is from Charlotte, 7 surrounding counties & 3 counties in South Carolina,
Charlotte has attracted many fortune 500 companies, such as Bank of America, Lowes, Wells Fargo, U.S. Airway "American", Duke Energy, AT&T, BellSouth Telecommunication, Carolina Healthcare System, Belk, Family Dollar,Bojangles, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, IBM, Advance Auto Parts, Lending Tree, Royal SunAlliance (USA), SPX Corporation, Time Warner Cable, The Compass Group & Carolina Beverage Corporation, Inc.
Furthermore, the city is home of the North Carolina Panther (NFL), the Charlotte Hornets (NBA), Carolina Hurricanes (AHL) Charlotte Checker, Charlotte Knights (Minor League Baseball) Triple-A affiliate of Chicago White Sox, Lowe's Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
The weather in Charlotte is tropical and humid. It does have four seasons in a year with an average 218 sunny days per year.
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DEMOGRAPHIC & HOMES SALE INFORMATION
(2015 According to U.S. Census, Areavibes & City Data)
- Median Household Income: $53,637
- Percentage High School graduate or Higher: 88.4%
- Median Residents Age: 34
- Married: 48%
- Caucasian: 43.1%
- African American: 34.1%
- Asian: 6.1%
- Hispanic: 13.8%
- Other Races: 3.01%
- Number of Companies: 81.973
Charlotte Home Sale Information - 2016 - 2017
(Current MLS Report Data)
- Median price Per SQ FT: $109 p/SF
- Median Housing Value: $203,900
- Median Sell Price to List Price: 98.2%
- Months Supply: 2.4 Months (Seller's Market)
- Median Days on Market: 12 Days
CRIME RATEArea Vibe Website has rated the city of Charlotte NC "Below Average" in the overall crime rate. According to this website, Charlotte's crime rate is 44% higher than the region average of North Carolina, 55% lower than the national average & it's safer than 12% of the cities in the U.S.
CHARLOTTE 2016-2017 PROPERTY TAX RATETo calculate your 2016 County taxes, take your home property value, by 100 and multiply by combined tax rates (Charlotte + Mecklenburg County) .4787+.8157 = 1.2944. For example, the owner of a $300,000 house will have an annual County tax bill of $3.883.
Please see above the 2016-2017 property tax rates for the Charlotte, Cornelius, Huntersville, Davidson, Matthews, Mint Hill & Pineville.
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CHARLOTTE SCHOOL INFORMATION:All the schools located in different areas of Charlotte, NC that situated in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. In fact, Mecklenburg County public schools ranked 9th place in 2017 Safest School Districts in Charlotte Metro & 6th place in 2017 Best School Districts in North Carolina by Niche Places to Live Website. According to Areavibes, Waxhaw average test score is 5% higher than the national average. Their data shows 86.6% finished 8th grade, 85.8% finished high schools & 40.7% finished bachelor degree or higher.
The city of Charlotte NC has 95 Elementary schools, 39 Middle Schools, 34 High Schools, and 3 Alternative Schools.
According to School Digger & Carolina School Hub rating
City of Charlotte, NC: "2 Stars out of 5 Stars & 7 Stars out 10 Stars"
- According to School Digger Ranked: 268th of 485 North Carolina cities schools.
- 79 Schools ranked: 1-2 stars out of 5 Stars
- 14 Schools ranked: 3 stars out of 5 Stars
- 75 Schools ranked: 4-5 stars out of 5 Stars
Pineville, NC: "1 Star out of 5 Stars"
Mint Hill, NC: "1 Star out of 5 Stars"
Huntersville, NC: "4 Stars out of 5 Stars"
CHARLOTTE SCHOOLS LINKSSchool Digger, Carolina School Hub, Areavibes
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools - CMS
List of Elementary Schools, List of Middle Schools, List of High Schools, List of Alternative Schools, Exceptional Children
Charlotte is the mecca for things to do from the variety of shopping malls & centers, entertainments from sporting events, Broadway musicals & upscale clubs, the multiplicity of hotels that extend to 5 stars resorts to many other outdoor activities that tourists and residents can attend. A few suggested places to go in Charlotte for visitors and residents: Carowinds Amusement Park, U.S National Whitewater Center, McGlohon Theatre, Darby Acres Farm, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Carolina History and Haunts "Beyond the Grave", The Secret Chocolatier, Green Rice Gallery, South End Plaza, The Billy Graham Library, Charlotte NC Tours - Charlotte Segway Tours, SouthPark, Mint Museum Uptown, Golf Club at Ballantyne, ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center, Old Mecklenburg Brewery, McDowell Nature Center and Preserve, Levine Museum of the New South, Lake Norman, Carolinas Aviation Museum, EpiCentre Theaters, NC Music Factory, Charlotte Bobcats Arena, The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, The Charlotte Hornets Arena, The Charlotte Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.