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Mecklenburg County, NC

County Profiles

Mecklenburg County

The city of Charlotte, the largest urban area in the Carolinas, is located in the center of Mecklenburg County. Charlotte is the heart of the greater metropolitan area and is ranked the 17th largest city in the U.S. with more than 859,035 residents while Mecklenburg County’s population is 1,092,533.

Mecklenburg county
Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County

The Queen City

With 1.7 million qualified workers in a 60 mile radius. Over the next 20 years, Mecklenburg County is expected to grow in population by another 47 percent.

City of Charlotte
The Queen City

Mecklenburg County

Quick Facts

$62,072

Median Household Income

$35,762

Per Capita Income

1,092,533

2018 Total Population

1,206,295

2023 Projected Population

3.7 Percent

Unemployment Rate

15 Percent

High School Diploma

30 Percent

Bachelor's Degree

15 Percent

Graduate or Professional Degree

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Mecklenburg County
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