About Charlotte

  • Charlotte Proper Population 859,035 - 17th most populous city in the country

  • Charlotte Metro area ranked 22nd largest in the country with a population just shy of 2.5 million

  • Charlotte is considered the fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States

  • Charlotte added 888,000 new residents from 2005 - 2015

  • Median age in charlotte - 34  

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  • Median income in Charlotte - 61,017

  • Median Home value in Charlotte – 201,500 

  • Homeownership rate in Charlotte is 52.2%, which is behind the national average of 63.1%

  • Charlotte residents average commute time is 23.7 minutes

  • Average property tax expense is 3,000 annually

  • Average temperature in charlotte is 59.8 degrees

  • Average rainfall in the Charlotte metro area is 41.63 inches

  • Most common industries in Charlotte are Finance and Insurance

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte is the largest college with 6,434 graduates

  • 88.4% of Charlotte residents graduate from High School

  • 42% of Charlotte residents earn a Bachelor’s degree

Charlotte-Douglas International Airport

  • Located just West of Uptown Charlotte, the airport's facility is almost 2 million square feet

  • It's the 5th busiest airport in the country​

  • In 2017, Charlotte Douglas flew 45,909,899 passengers with almost 700 flights per day

  • Charlotte Douglas is also home to the Carolinas Aviation Museum. Check them out here -

 

 

Major Attractions 

  • U.S. National White Water Center - 

  • Carowinds - 

  • Charlotte Motor Speedway - 

 

Professional Sports Teams 

  • Carolina Panthers - NFL

  • Charlotte Hornets - NBA