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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Steele Creek is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina with a population of 12,070. Steele Creek is in Mecklenburg County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Steele Creek offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Steele Creek there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Steele Creek and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Steele Creek are above average.
About Steele Creek...
Population
12,070

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$209,502
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,353
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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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
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$82,191
National
$55,322
Families with Children
41%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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My family and I are transplants from New York. Steele creek is a great area for people who are moving to Charlotte. It is very family friendly and has great schools. Its located in southern Charlotte which is nice because you're minutes away from Lake Wylie SC and Fort Mill SC. It is also 20 minutes from uptown Charlotte!
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It is a great bustling community with a nearby outlet mall. Amazing families throughout the neighborhood and community. There are however many break-ins of vehicles at night in the area which is a worry for my family and I.
It is a fast growing area not too far from Uptown Charlotte. The main characteristic that I wanted to point out is the fast urbanization. There is a lot of development going on. Me personally, I prefer a very urban environment in which I can walk to places rather than driving where I want to go. Steele Creek is slowly becoming that but still far from it. I believe the school system in my opinion is one of the weakest factor. It's not bad but isn't great either from my experience. In conclusion this will likely become a more prominent area in the future, especially with amount of transplants moving in from out-of-town.