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  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates

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Commonwealth, Charlotte, NC 2.2 miles away (neighborhood)
90
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
Fourth Ward, Charlotte, NC 0.4 miles away (neighborhood)
89
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
Plaza Midwood, Charlotte, NC 2.2 miles away (neighborhood)
88
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Eastover, Charlotte, NC 2.7 miles away (neighborhood)
88
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
Chantilly, Charlotte, NC 2.2 miles away (neighborhood)
88
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Low Cost of Living
Cherry, Charlotte, NC 1.3 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
Elizabeth, Charlotte, NC 1.7 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Barclay Downs, Charlotte, NC 4.5 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
Downtown Sharlotte, Charlotte, NC 0.6 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Dilworth, Charlotte, NC 1.4 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Ballantyne West, Charlotte, NC 12.8 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Income per Capita
Freedom Park, Charlotte, NC 2.8 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Foxcroft, Charlotte, NC 5.2 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Northchase, NC 4.5 miles away (city)
86
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
Stallings, NC 12.9 miles away (city)
86
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Whiteoak, Charlotte, NC 10.8 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Huntersville, NC 12.7 miles away (city)
86
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
Ballantyne East, Charlotte, NC 12.2 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
Third Ward, Charlotte, NC 0.7 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Stable Housing Market
Matthews, NC 10.2 miles away (city)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Sharon Woods, Charlotte, NC 6.7 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Stable Housing Market
Park Crossing, Charlotte, NC 8.8 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
Mint Hill, NC 11.1 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Myers Park, Charlotte, NC 3.2 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Low Crime Rates
Governor's Square, Charlotte, NC 6 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Provincetowne, Charlotte, NC 12.8 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
Wessex Square, Charlotte, NC 8 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
Cotswold, Charlotte, NC 4.1 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
Touchstone Village-Elm Lane, Charlotte, NC 10.2 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
Wesley Heights, Charlotte, NC 1.4 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
Plaza Hills, Charlotte, NC 2.4 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Sherwood Forest, Charlotte, NC 5.1 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
First Ward, Charlotte, NC 0.5 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Harrisburg, NC 12.5 miles away (city)
84
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
Oxford Hunt, Charlotte, NC 9.1 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
Madison Park, Charlotte, NC 4.3 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Ashbrook-Clawson Village, Charlotte, NC 3.2 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Rain Tree, Charlotte, NC 10 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Sedgefield, Charlotte, NC 2.5 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Mountainbrook, Charlotte, NC 7 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
Wendover-Sedgewood, Charlotte, NC 3.4 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Quail Hollow, Charlotte, NC 6.6 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
Olde Providence South, Charlotte, NC 8.7 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
Wilmore, Charlotte, NC 1.6 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Olde Providence North, Charlotte, NC 6.7 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
Hembstead, Charlotte, NC 9.8 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
Providence Crossing, Charlotte, NC 12.9 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Providence Park, Charlotte, NC 5 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Beverly Woods, Charlotte, NC 6.4 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
Seven Eagles, Charlotte, NC 8.5 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita