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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$319,402
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$978
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$94,507
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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I live within cycling distance of Plaza Midwood. It's a great little neighborhood - Central Avenue just northeast of the Metropolitan area serves as the heart of the place. There's a strip of vintage retail buildings filled with restaurants, shops, bars, and more. Plaza Midwood is home to some of Charlotte's best nights out; Soul Gastrolounge, Bistro La Bon, and Midwood Smokehouse are all within walking distance of each other. If you're interested in a cocktail with that food, look no further than Workman's Friend or Peculiar Rabbit (the Rabbit is also a great place to watch a game with your friends!). If you're more interested in a beer and some music, hit up Thomas Street Tavern or Legion Brewing.
Plaza Midwood is also home to a fantastic little library, the site of the original Harris Teeter (done over just a few years ago into a multi-level grocery experience), and host to a paint-and-sip studio, a used bookstore, and so much more.
Come on down to Plaza Midwood!
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Cool people, nice restaurants and fun bars. There's always something, like trivia or karaoke, going on!
Plaza Midwood is a safe and friendly neighborhood with tons of nearby restaurants, bars, shopping, and living accommodations. I love the welcoming atmosphere and young vibe of the community.