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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
    B+
  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 15,926. 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 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
15,926

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$197,290
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,328
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$76,104
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    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 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.
I've lived in Steele Creek for almost 7 years. The real estate market is booming here and the value of my home has surged since I bought it a few years ago. Love that the neighborhood is family friendly and the access to shopping, grocery stores and restaurants.