Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

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Population

2.57M

1.74% growth

Poverty Rate

13.4%


Median Age

37.4


Median Household Income

$62,068

1.49% growth

Number of Employees

1.3M

3.55% growth

Median Property Value

$215,500

9.34% growth

About

In 2018, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC had a population of 2.57M people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $62,068. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC grew from 2.53M to 2.57M, a 1.74% increase and its median household income grew from $61,156 to $62,068, a 1.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.02%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.97%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.53%). 14.8% of the people in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC speak a non-English language, and 93.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (7,158 degrees awarded in 2017), Central Piedmont Community College (2,997 degrees), and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (1,434 degrees).

The median property value in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is $215,500, and the homeownership rate is 65.7%. Most people in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC employs 1.3M people. The largest industries in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are Health Care & Social Assistance (154,752 people), Manufacturing (148,615 people), and Retail Trade (144,985 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($90,299), Utilities ($81,307), and Finance & Insurance ($76,362).

Median household income in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is $62,068. Males in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,552. The income inequality in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,068

2018 value

± $829

1.49%

1 Year Growth

± 2.06%

Households in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC have a median annual income of $62,068, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,156 in 2017, which represents a 1.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,551

Average Male Salary

± $1,091

$47,552

Average Female Salary

± $846

In 2018, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.32 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $66,551 ± $4,420

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $53,592 ± $28,568

  3. White

    $52,871 ± $810

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.24 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is from North Carolina.

0.47

2018 Wage GINI

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.556% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2018 the GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was Union County, NC with a value of $80,337, followed by Wake County, NC and Chatham County, NC, with respective values of $79,970 and $74,959.

The following map shows all of the counties in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC (321k out of 2.39M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    165,564 ± 3,017

  2. Black

    109,701 ± 2,441

  3. Hispanic

    58,126 ± 1,796

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.3M

2018 Value

± 20,005

3.55%

1 Year growth

± 2.07%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC grew at a rate of 3.55%, from 1.26M employees to 1.3M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, are Management Occupations (146,966 people), Sales & Related Occupations (143,839 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (143,272 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (146,966 people), Sales & Related Occupations (143,839 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (143,272 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.29 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.16 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.15 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,403), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($82,159), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,156).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.3M

2018 Value

± 20,005

3.55%

1 Year growth

± 2.07%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC grew at a rate of 3.55%, from 1.26M employees to 1.3M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (154,752 people), Manufacturing (148,615 people), and Retail Trade (144,985 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, though some of these residents may live in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (154,752 people), Manufacturing (148,615 people), and Retail Trade (144,985 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (1.8 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.52 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($90,299), Utilities ($81,307), and Finance & Insurance ($76,362).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $54.9B

  2. $41.2B

  3. $40B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($41.2B) and Machinery ($40B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B

2020 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

42.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 42.7% to $632B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.4B

  2. $28.1B

  3. $28B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $28.4B, followed by Virginia with $28.1B and Georgia and $28B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.8% of the population of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC has health coverage, with 51.7% on employee plans, 14% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC see 1417 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1410 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1829 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 464 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Hertford County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,417 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,417 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1,410 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,264

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,859

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,225

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,260

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.37%, from $7,027 to $7,264.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.2%

Uninsured

51.7%

Employer Coverage

14%

Medicaid

10.2%

Medicare

12.6%

Non-Group

1.42%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC grew by 6.67% from 9.52% to 10.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.1% prevalence

  3. 16% prevalence

Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 16.2%.

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Diversity

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is home to a population of 2.57M people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.44% of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC residents were born outside of the country (239k people).

In 2018, there were 2.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.55M people) in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 568k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 155k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are Spanish (219,899 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (11,149 speakers), and Hindi (10,700 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was 37.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.44%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

239k people

9.28%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

230k people

As of 2017, 9.44% of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC residents (239k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was 9.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    229,977 ± 11,643 people

  2. India

    71,606 ± 6,547 people

  3. Honduras

    31,466 ± 4,348 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 229,977 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 71,606 and Honduras with 31,466.

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Citizenship

93.7%

2018 Citizenship

93.7%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 93.7% of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was 93.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    1.55M ± 1.93k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    568k ± 7.11k

  3. White (Hispanic)

    155k ± 8.08k

In 2018, there were 2.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.55M people) in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 568k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 155k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    219,899 speakers (9.11%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    11,149 speakers (0.462%)

  3. Hindi

    10,700 speakers (0.443%)

14.8% of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was Spanish. 9.11% of the overall population of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are native Spanish speakers. 0.462% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.443% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    42,612 ± 2,625

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    28,065 ± 3,198

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    25,184 ± 2,481

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC awarded 21,879 degrees. The student population of Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is skewed towards women, with 41,785 male students and 53,909 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are White (12,391 and 59.9%), followed by Black or African American (4,414 and 21.3%), Hispanic or Latino (1,659 and 8.02%), and Unknown (792 and 3.83%).

The largest universities in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC by number of degrees awarded are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (7,158 and 32.7%), Central Piedmont Community College (2,997 and 13.7%), and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (1,434 and 6.55%).

The most popular majors in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,540 and 11.6%), General Business Administration & Management (1,451 and 6.63%), and Registered Nursing (782 and 3.57%).

The median tuition costs in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC are $18,500 for private four year colleges, and $9,341 and $23,016 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 436 degrees awarded

  2. 731 degrees awarded

  3. 601 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was General Biological Sciences with 436 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 7,158 degrees awarded

  2. 2,997 degrees awarded

  3. 1,434 degrees awarded

$9,341

Median In-State Public

$18,500

Median Private

In 2017, the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of North Carolina at Charlotte with 7,158 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

8,934

Degrees Awarded to Men

12,945

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 8,934 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, which is 0.69 times less than the 12,945 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,391 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    4,414 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,659 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC were to White students. These 12,391 degrees mean that there were 2.81 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 4,414 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was $215,500 in 2018, which is 0.938 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $197,100 to $215,500, a 9.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is 65.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$215,500

2018 Median

± $3,571

$197,100

2017 Median

± $2,654

In 2018, the median property value in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC grew to to $215,500 from the previous year's value of $197,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$62,068

Median Household Income

± $829

960k

Number of Households

± 15,416

In 2018, the median household income of the 960k households in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC grew to $62,068 from the previous year's value of $61,156.

The following chart displays the households in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.7%

2018 Homeownership

65.6%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 65.7% of the housing units in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9.39%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.26%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC was Drove Alone (79.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.39%) and those who Worked At Home (7.26%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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