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  3. Housing
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Uptown is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina with a population of 8,928. Uptown is in Mecklenburg County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Uptown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Uptown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Uptown and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Uptown are above average.

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About Uptown...
Population
8,928

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$403,328
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,535
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    83%
  • Own
    17%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$82,361
National
$62,843
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    50%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

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