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Charlotte, NC

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Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Charlotte has all the conveniences and luxuries of a major urban center with the pleasures of the outdoors right at your fingertips. Home to the Nascar Hall of Fame and the Charlotte Motor Speedway, the city is also famous for the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the wild roller coasters of Carowinds, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center where you can hike, bike, climb, and kayak.

The following city data has been aggregated by the 2011 American Community Survey & 2010 U.S. Census.

Total Population

How many people live in Charlotte? U.S. Census
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Total Population: 722234

Sex By Age

Individuals were asked to mark either "male" or "female" to indicate their sex. For most cases in which sex was not reported, the appropriate entry was determined from the persons given (i.e., first) name and household relationship. Otherwise, sex was allocated according to the relationship to the householder and the age of the person. U.S. Census
Age Male Female Total
Under 5 Years 7.98% 7.29% 7.62%
5 to 9 years 7.5% 6.62% 7.04%
10 to 14 years 6.95% 6.11% 6.52%
15 to 17 years 4.28% 3.79% 4.02%
18 to 19 years 2.88% 2.57% 2.72%
20 years 1.63% 1.27% 1.44%
21 years 1.29% 1.43% 1.36%
22 to 24 years 4.51% 4.51% 4.51%
25 to 29 years 9.01% 8.97% 8.99%
30 to 34 years 8.75% 8.52% 8.63%
35 to 39 years 8.35% 8.35% 8.35%
40 to 44 years 7.75% 7.57% 7.66%
45 to 49 years 7.08% 7.01% 7.04%
50 to 54 years 6.11% 6.4% 6.26%
55 to 59 years 5.0% 5.4% 5.21%
60 and 61 years 1.66% 1.86% 1.77%
62 to 64 years 2.31% 2.49% 2.4%
65 and 66 years 1.11% 1.3% 1.21%
67 to 69 years 1.38% 1.59% 1.49%
70 to 74 years 1.66% 2.12% 1.9%
75 to 79 years 1.2% 1.71% 1.47%
80 to 84 years 0.92% 1.47% 1.21%
85 years and over 0.69% 1.64% 1.18%

Median Rent

Median gross rent divides the gross rent distribution into two equal parts: one-half of the cases falling below the median gross rent and one-half above the median. Median gross rent is computed on the basis of a standard distribution. U.S. Census
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Median Rent: $850

Household Income by Gross Rent

This includes the income of the householder and all other individuals 15 years old and over in the household, whether they are related to the householder or not. Because many households consist of only one person, average household income is usually less than average family income. Gross rent as a percentage of household income is a computed ratio of monthly gross rent to monthly household income (total household income divided by 12). U.S. Census
Less than 20.0 percent 20.0 to 24.9 percent 25 to 29.9 percent 30 to 34.9 percent 35 percent or more Not computed
Less than $10,000 147 149 417 296 9704 3549
$10,000 to $19,999 434 246 470 443 16729 648
$20,000 to $34,999 986 2282 3967 5077 15308 597
$35,000 to $49,999 3759 5839 4820 2858 2793 476
$50,000 to $74,999 11078 5207 2077 831 673 303
$75,000 to $99,999 7130 1118 210 16 74 111
$100,000 or more 7552 240 35 28 0 103

Occupancy Status

All occupied housing units which are not owner-occupied, whether they are rented or occupied without payment of rent, are classified as renter-occupied. U.S. Census

Vacancy Status

Vacancy status and other characteristics of vacant units were determined by field representatives obtaining information from landlords, owners, neighbors, rental agents, and others. U.S. Census

Travel Time to Work

Travel time to work refers to the total number of minutes that it usually took the worker to get from home to work during the reference week. The elapsed time includes time spent waiting for public transportation, picking up passengers in carpools, and time spent in other activities related to getting to work. U.S. Census

Means of Transportation to Work

Means of transportation to work refers to the principal mode of travel or type of conveyance that the worker usually used to get from home to work during the reference week. U.S. Census