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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  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 857,425. 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
$220,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,135
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    485.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    209.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    574.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,997.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    353.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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