Charlotte, North Carolina Census Data & Community Profile

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Charlotte GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Charlotte, NC
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Charlotte, NC was 540,828.

Charlotte Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Charlotte was 264,978, which represents 49 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Charlotte, NC
There are an estimated 107,825 married men in the town. 52 percent of men over 15 years old in Charlotte are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Charlotte is 275,850 which is 51 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Charlotte, North Carolina
There are an estimated 104,485 married women in the community. 47.4 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Charlotte, NC
The median age of people living in Charlotte, NC was 32.7 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Charlotte was 38,529. There were 407,193 people above the age of 18, which represents 75.3 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 8.8 percent of the population (47,665) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Charlotte, NC
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Charlotte, NC was 531,831.

White Population in Charlotte, NC
The estimated White population in the Charlotte community is 315,061, which is 58.3 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Charlotte, North Carolina
The estimated Black/African American population is 176,964, which is 32.7 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Charlotte, NC
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Charlotte, NC was 1,863.

Asian Population in Charlotte, North Carolina
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 18,418.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Charlotte, NC
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Charlotte was an estimated 283.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 19,242, while those of “two or more races” was 8,997 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Charlotte community was 39,800, or 7.4 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Charlotte, NC
The household population number in Charlotte was 528,600.

Group Quarters Population in Charlotte, NC
Group Quarters population in the community was 12,228.

Average Household Size in Charlotte, NC
The average household size in Charlotte is 2.45 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.07 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Charlotte, NC
At the time of the last census survey, there were 230,434 total housing units in Charlotte.

The number of occupied housing units was 215,449, or 93.5 of the total units in town. Of these, 123,883 were owner-occupied (57.5), and 91,566 were renter-occupied (42.5, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 14,985 vacant homes in Charlotte at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Charlotte, North Carolina
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 112,260, with a median value in dollars of 134,300.

Monthly Owner Costs in Charlotte, NC
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,158 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Charlotte, average costs per month were $321 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 299,462 people in the community had a high school degree, or 84.9 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Charlotte, North Carolina
128,427 people in Charlotte also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 36.4 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Charlotte, NC
The number of Civilian Veterans in Charlotte was 43,979, or 10.8 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Charlotte, NC
In 2000, there were 85,490 people in Charlotte, NC listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Charlotte, NC
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 73,397 people in Charlotte who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 14.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Charlotte, North Carolina
There were 302,505 in the labor force in Charlotte at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 71.8 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Charlotte was 25.1 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Charlotte, NC
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $46,975. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Charlotte, NC
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $56,517. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Charlotte, North Carolina
Per capita income in Charlotte in the last full census was 26,823. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Charlotte numbered 10,420, or 7.8 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Charlotte, NC
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 56,330, or 10.6 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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