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Charlotte
  • City in North Carolina

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Charlotte is a city in North Carolina with a population of 875,045. Charlotte is in Mecklenburg County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Charlotte offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Charlotte there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Charlotte and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Charlotte are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$312,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,399
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    562.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    11.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    28.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    144.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    428.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,549.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    397.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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