Best Places To Live In & Around Charlotte, NC

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80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market

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Matthews, NC 8.9 miles away (city)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Eastover, Charlotte, NC 0.9 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
Barclay Downs, Charlotte, NC 3.3 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
Huntersville, NC 14.1 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
Harrisburg, NC 12.7 miles away (city)
84
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
Ballantyne East, Charlotte, NC 10.9 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Freedom Park, Charlotte, NC 1.6 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Elizabeth, Charlotte, NC 0.5 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Ashbrook-Clawson Village, Charlotte, NC 2.4 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte, NC 9.8 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Income per Capita
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Foxcroft, Charlotte, NC 3.9 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
Sardis Forest, Charlotte, NC 7 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
Dilworth, Charlotte, NC 1.1 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
Wessex Square, Charlotte, NC 6.3 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Quail Hollow, Charlotte, NC 5.3 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Olde Providence South, Charlotte, NC 7.1 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Chantilly, Charlotte, NC 1.3 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Ballantyne West, Charlotte, NC 11 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
Providence Crossing, Charlotte, NC 11.3 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
Sherwood Forest, Charlotte, NC 3.7 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Plaza Midwood, Charlotte, NC 1.9 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Mint Hill, NC 9.5 miles away (city)
83
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
Touchstone Village-Elm Lane, Charlotte, NC 8.8 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Myers Park, Charlotte, NC 1.7 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Park Crossing, Charlotte, NC 7.7 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Stallings, NC 11.5 miles away (city)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Hembstead, Charlotte, NC 8.2 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
Wendover-Sedgewood, Charlotte, NC 1.9 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Income per Capita
Lake Wylie, SC 14.6 miles away (city)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Governor's Square, Charlotte, NC 4.6 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
Sardis Woods, Charlotte, NC 6.8 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
Lake Park, NC 13.9 miles away (city)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
Seven Eagles, Charlotte, NC 7.1 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • Sunny Weather
Cotswold, Charlotte, NC 2.6 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
Provincetowne, Charlotte, NC 11.5 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
Sharon Woods, Charlotte, NC 5 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Mountainbrook, Charlotte, NC 5.3 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Madison Park, Charlotte, NC 3.3 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Fourth Ward, Charlotte, NC 1.9 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Beverly Woods, Charlotte, NC 5.3 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
Providence Park, Charlotte, NC 3.5 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Income per Capita
Oxford Hunt, Charlotte, NC 7.4 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
Rain Tree, Charlotte, NC 8.5 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
Olde Providence North, Charlotte, NC 5.1 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
Charlotte, NC 0 miles away (city)
80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Johnston Rd-McAlpine, Charlotte, NC 9.3 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Cherry, Charlotte, NC 0.2 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Piper Glen Estates, Charlotte, NC 9.4 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Hwy 51-Park Road, Charlotte, NC 9.3 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Highland Creek, Charlotte, NC 12 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • High Income per Capita
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates