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Best Places To Live In Charlotte, NC

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  • Charlotte, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 808,834
  • Sorry to be a Debbie Downer, but I have lived all over the country and in the Ballantyne area of South Charlotte for the past year. This is a high end area that was rated well with low crime. I was super…[read more]

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Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Cornelius, NC
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,426
  • This is one of the most beautiful areas in not just North Carolina, but all of the South. Many people think of hoop dresses, plantations, columns, and forest pavilions when they think of Southern…[read more]
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  • Sharon Woods, Charlotte, NC
  • 5.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,427
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  • Matthews, NC
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,054
  • Nice community, good hospital, doctors & schools. Lots of retail which is handy; however, that brings in more crime. City is becoming overbuilt and noisy. Lots of speeding and loud vehicles on 51 and…[read more]
84
  • Lake Park, NC
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,678
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  • Stallings, NC
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,759
  • Stallings has beautiful scenery of natural wildlife, trees, and parks. I feel like it is a mix of country and city living in one. It is one of the best suburbs because it is close to everything, has nice…[read more]
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  • Oxford Hunt, Charlotte, NC
  • 7.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,753
  • This is one of the nicer areas within Charlotte that is affordable for all. We have only lived here two months now. I walk to the shops with the dog on a daily basis as they are less then a mile away,…[read more]
83
  • Providence Park, Charlotte, NC
  • 3.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,559
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  • Providence Crossing, Charlotte, NC
  • 11.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,310
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  • Ballantyne West, Charlotte, NC
  • 11.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,318
83
  • Huntersville, NC
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,701
  • Huntersville Limousine Service is a reliable name in #Kannapolis for providing exceptional #limousineservice from the years of inception. We have friendly, experienced and courteous staffs and…[read more]
83
  • Chantilly, Charlotte, NC
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,503
83
  • Davidson, NC
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,076
  • Davidson, NC is a beautiful city that rests against Lake Norman. It's along Highway 77 and has a lot of amazing places to eat and shop. A lot of the cities I choose for working remotely need to have…[read more]
82
  • Waxhaw, NC
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,398
  • Waxhaw, NC is beautiful railroad town with graceful greenery. I could talk all day about the taxes, businesses, traffic, or weather in the area, but if you want to know about the gentle and serene scenes…[read more]
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  • Foxcroft, Charlotte, NC
  • 3.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,426
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  • Mountainbrook, Charlotte, NC
  • 5.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,538
82
  • Johnston Rd-McAlpine, Charlotte, NC
  • 9.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,173
82
  • Indian Trail, NC
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,357
  • I have lived in Indian Trail for about two years. It's a town that is on the outskirts of Matthews. For the most part, it's a nice area to live without a lot of trouble. One of the things that I like…[read more]
81
  • Tega Cay, SC
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,026
81
  • Beverly Woods, Charlotte, NC
  • 5.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,482
81
  • Sardis Forest, Charlotte, NC
  • 7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,527
81
  • Olde Providence South, Charlotte, NC
  • 7.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,131
81
  • Governor's Square, Charlotte, NC
  • 4.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,561
81
  • Sardis Woods, Charlotte, NC
  • 6.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,227
81
  • Southside Park, Charlotte, NC
  • 2.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,169
81
  • Provincetowne, Charlotte, NC
  • 11.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,160
81
  • Mint Hill, NC
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,024
  • Downtown Mint Hill is slow growing. It does need a bit of local growth. If Mint Hill can keep out Big Box, hire a designer that knows how to build a small (full of unique character) downtown and does…[read more]
81
  • Providence Plantation, Charlotte, NC
  • 9.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,067
80
  • Fort Mill, SC
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,181
  • I have lived in Fort Mill, SC for 5 years. I recently moved to The Greens Luxury apartments. Within the first month there my on-site storage unit was broken into and valuable possessions were stolen.…[read more]
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  • Marshbrooke, Charlotte, NC
  • 7.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 15,856
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  • Yorkshire, Charlotte, NC
  • 11.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,123
79
  • Park Crossing, Charlotte, NC
  • 7.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,874
79
  • Concord, NC
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85,753
  • There are many reasons why people enjoy calling Concord NC their home. I have lived in Concord, NC my entire life and think that it is one of the best places out there to reside in. This place has a lot…[read more]
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  • Touchstone Village-Elm Lane, Charlotte, NC
  • 8.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,498
79
  • Cotswold, Charlotte, NC
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,747
79
  • Whiteoak, Charlotte, NC
  • 9.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,612
78
  • York Road, Charlotte, NC
  • 3.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 222
78
  • Hembstead, Charlotte, NC
  • 8.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,813
78
  • Wendover-Sedgewood, Charlotte, NC
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,032
78
  • Freedom Park, Charlotte, NC
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,621
78
  • Myers Park, Charlotte, NC
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,526
78
  • Carmel, Charlotte, NC
  • 7.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,330
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  • Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte, NC
  • 9.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,698
78
  • Harrisburg, NC
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,500
  • I experienced a remarkable lifestyle while living in Harrisburg North Carolina. The city is an enclave of Cabarrus County. Harrisburg is close to Charlotte North Carolina. The city has a great department…[read more]
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  • Highland Creek, Charlotte, NC
  • 12.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 13,107
78
  • Commonwealth, Charlotte, NC
  • 1.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 684
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  • Plaza Midwood, Charlotte, NC
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,548
77
  • Oakview Terrace, Charlotte, NC
  • 4.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,389
77
  • Wessex Square, Charlotte, NC
  • 6.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,754
77
  • Lowell, NC
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,616
76
  • Cramerton, NC
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,292

Charlotte, NC: Queen City

Charlotte, North Carolina is the most populous city in that state, along with being the seat for Mecklenburg County. More than two million people call the Charlotte metropolitan area home. Demographically, it is a rather diverse city, especially with the thousands of transplants who have migrated there from all over the country, and even all over the world. This has turned Charlotte into a city where southern traditions and other cultures exist side by side.

The cost of living in Charlotte is just below the national average in a variety of areas, including housing, utilities, and healthcare. Most home and rental prices are lower than the national average. For those moving to the city for employment purposes, Charlotte is a center for banking, energy oriented businesses, foodstuffs, and transportation oriented companies. It is also the home to several Fortune 500 company headquarters. Charlotte has been listed by Forbes magazine as a top place for business and career in the country. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. For those raising families, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system has won awards for academic excellence.

If you are looking to escape states with severe winters, Charlotte, North Carolina is the place to be. Winters are very mild, with only a few dozen nights a year where the temperature falls below freezing. Snow can fall in Charlotte, but not in large amounts. Summers are hot and humid. It does rain quite a bit in Charlotte, but there are also plenty of sunny days.

Charlotte has an extensive public transportation system. The city runs a light rail system, express shuttles, buses, even historic trolleys. If you have to travel around the country on business, there is Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, the 11th busiest airport in the nation.

There is plenty to enjoy in a city the size of Charlotte. Sports fans can attend games of the NFL's Carolina Panthers, the NBA's Charlotte Hornets, minor league baseball's Charlotte Knights, NASCAR, and three pro soccer teams. There are plenty of places to walk in the 20-mile Little Sugar Creek Greenway. Museums are a plenty in Charlotte, along with both big and small venues for concerts and plays. Unique attractions and landmarks include Darby Acres Farm and the Rosedale Plantation. The city also puts on numerous festivals and fairs during the year.

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