|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Charlotte is 879,709. Charlotte, North Carolina is the 16th largest city in the US.
Charlotte is located entirely in Mecklenburg County.
The current population of Charlotte (879,709) is it's peak population.
Charlotte has grown 54.3% since the 2000. Charlotte, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Yes, Charlotte is the biggest city in the state of North Carolina based on population. The second largest city, Raleigh, is 53% the size of Charlotte.
Charlotte has a population density of 2,457.1 people per square mile. Charlotte has the 6th highest population density in North Carolina.
|10||San Jose, California||983,489||8.8%|
|13||Fort Worth, Texas||935,508||71.3%|
|16||Charlotte, North Carolina||879,709||54.3%|
|17||San Francisco, California||815,201||4.8%|
|20||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||687,725||35.4%|
|22||El Paso, Texas||678,415||20.1%|
The total voting age population of Charlotte, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 570,854. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.2% of the residents of Charlotte are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Charlotte are 48.8% White, 35.2% Black, 6.5% Asian, 6.1% Other, 2.8% Two or more races, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 14.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Charlotte, 12.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.6%. On a per-household basis, 9.4% of families are below the poverty line in Charlotte.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.7% of Charlotte residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.1% of Charlotte residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 44.3% have a bachelor's degree and 15.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Charlotte residents aged 5 and older, 21.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Charlotte is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Charlotte, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Charlotte is $62,817.
In Charlotte, 52.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.1% of housing units in Charlotte.
Of all the housing units in Charlotte, 2.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Charlotte, 32.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 114,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Charlotte is $1,135.
In Charlotte, 87.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.