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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    NG
Rain Tree is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina. Rain Tree is in Mecklenburg County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Rain Tree offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Rain Tree there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Rain Tree tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Rain Tree are highly rated.
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Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$252,611
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$959
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$81,967
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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It is a very friendly and welcoming neighborhood. It is nice to always see smiling faces, neighborhoods walking their dogs, and the children playing outside. It is a safe and positive enviorment that would be a great place for anyone to live! I couldn't think of a better place to live in charlotte. it is also a perfect location to live there is stone crest, promenade, and arboretum all close by for shopping.
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Large neighborhood that has exits to three major shopping centers 3 minutes from entrance/exits : Promenade, Stone Crest, Arboretum. Has golf courses within, and a wide range of prices for houses and townhouses.
The people of my neighborhood are friendly and outgoing. This has allowed me to meet new people and make new friends throughout my childhood. Everyone maintains their yard/property to nice standards. The houses aren't over crowded so everyone has a pretty large yard for todays standards.