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Retire To Charlotte, NC
City Report

Charlotte, North Carolina is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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The interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city. See how home prices are trending over the past few years. Read a city profile and search homes for sale.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina


Charlotte Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Mecklenburg blank blank blank 919,628
Charlotte 395,934 540,828 731,424 792,862



Charlotte
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$240,8483.4%
Mar $241,816 . .
Jan $239,880 . .
2015 .$232,8444.3%
2014 .$223,2515.6%
2013 .$211,3806.2%
2012 . $199,082 1.9%
2011 . $195,322 -3.7%
2010 . $202,795 -3.4%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Charlotte GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $240,848 $374,000
Nearest Big City Charlotte na
Home Sales Price in Charlotte $206,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 95% of Charlotte home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Charlotte GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $240,848 $374,000
Monthly Rent $1,254 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 12.9 times the annual rent 17.1



Charlotte
Cost of Living (2016)
88% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Charlotte Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.9% -- 24* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 107 days 32* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Charlotte Building Permits
(single family homes)
Mecklenburg County
2015 3,972
2014 3,896
2013 3,863
2012 8,012
2011 1,136
2010 2,543



Charlotte Interactive Maps


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