Charlotte Overview

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People keep coming to Charlotte. More than 37,000 people moved to the Charlotte area in 2016 alone. Put another way, that’s more than 100 people per day. Why do they come to Charlotte? They come for jobs in a healthy and growing economy with thriving health care, finance and professional service sectors, ranked the No. 1 “tech momentum market” in the country. They come to start and grow businesses in a state with one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the national and a city with an educated, talented and innovative workforce. They come for lower cost of living and affordable real estate in neighborhoods suitable for any lifestyle. And 218 days of sunshine doesn’t hurt either. Need more proof? Browse our signature publication, Charlotte: A Global Hub for Business, above or visit our comprehensive CLT Data page.

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