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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    NG
University City South is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina with a population of 5,585. University City South is in Mecklenburg County. Living in University City South offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in University City South and residents tend to lean liberal.
About University City South...
Population
5,585

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$54,771
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$320
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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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
$9,073
National
$55,322
Children
1%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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For me it is okay. However, there has been multiple stupid college students thinking they are "thugs" and shooting guns.
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Its typical style apartment for college students its okay for those who need housing for college, but not for life long housing.
I am not aware of any national/state parks in the area but we do have a few very convenient parks in the area that are great for exercise or just spending time with family, including your furry family members.