Charlotte Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Charlotte: City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States

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About

Charlotte is a city located in the county of Mecklenburg in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 731,424 and a population density of 919 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 900,350 inhabitants.

The city was created 253 years ago in 1767.

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Geography

Charlotte is located at 35°13'38"N 80°50'35"W (35.2270900, -80.8431300).

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Weather

Charlotte forecast: Sunny, with a high near 78. more

Charlotte Quick Facts

Population : 900,350 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Mecklenburg County
Postal code : 28299, 28269–28275, 28277–28278, 28280–28290, 28296–28297, 28260–28262, 28265–28266, 28258, 28253–28256, 28250, 28240–28247, 28201–28237
Area : 796.14 km2
Named for : Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Altitude : 751 feet / 229 meters
Capital city : Charlotte is capital of Mecklenburg County
Establishment : January 01, 1768 (253 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:57:20 (24th October 2021)
Density : 1,131 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 18.76% (2010-2020)
Weather : 78℉ Sunny 7-days weather

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Demographics

The population of Charlotte increased by 18.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1850 1,065 - census
1860 2,265 52.98% census
1870 4,473 49.36% census
1880 7,094 36.95% census
1890 11,557 38.62% estimation process
1900 18,091 36.12% census
1910 34,014 46.81% estimation process
1920 46,338 26.6% census
1930 82,675 43.95% census
1940 100,899 18.06% census
1950 134,042 24.73% census
1960 201,564 33.5% census
1970 241,420 16.51% census
1980 315,474 23.47% census
1990 395,934 20.32% census
2000 540,828 26.79% census
2010 731,424 26.06% census
2011 754,829 3.1% estimation process
2012 773,264 2.38% estimation process
2013 792,047 2.37% estimation process
2014 807,400 1.9% estimation process
2015 825,668 2.21% estimation process
2016 843,117 2.07% estimation process
2017 860,002 1.96% estimation process
2018 872,514 1.43% estimation process
2019 885,708 1.49% estimation process
2020 900,350 1.63% estimation process

Charlotte zip code is 28202. County name: Mecklenburg, County fips: 37119

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Local Places in Charlotte

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People born in Charlotte (200)

People born in Charlotte, including computer scientist John Cocke, engineer, U.S. Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut Charles Duke, neurosurgeon Eben Alexander, you can see a list of people who born in Charlotte.

  • Melendy Britt (American actress active in television and voice acting) she was born in 31/10/1943
  • Ricky Berens (American swimmer) he was born in 21/04/1988
  • David Addison Reese (American politician (1794-1871)) he was born in 03/03/1794
  • Charles Gwathmey (American architect) he was born in 19/06/1938
  • Benji Hughes (American singer) he was born in 01/01/1975
  • Billy Graham (American Christian evangelist) he was born in 07/11/1918
  • Chyler Leigh (American actress, singer and model) she was born in 10/04/1982
  • Britt Robertson (American actress) she was born in 18/04/1990
  • Sharon Lawrence (American actress) she was born in 29/06/1961
  • DeShaun Foster (Player of American football) he was born in 10/01/1980
  • Wilbert Harrison (American rhythm and blues singer, pianist, guitarist and harmonica player) he was born in 05/01/1929
  • Jeff McInnis (American basketball player) he was born in 22/10/1974
  • Don Schollander (American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, former world record-holder) he was born in 30/04/1946
  • Hamilton Jordan (Chief of Staff to President of the United States Jimmy Carter (1944-2008)) he was born in 21/09/1944
  • Haywoode Workman (American basketball player and referee) he was born in 23/01/1966
  • Stewart Walker (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1974
  • Brooke Ballentyne (American pornographic actress) she was born in 13/07/1982
  • Dannie Heineman (Belgian-American engineer and businessman) he was born in 23/11/1872

Schools in Charlotte

College & universities near Charlotte, NC

Code Name City ZIP
445708 Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Charlotte (NC) 28202
198260 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte (NC) 28204
198756 Johnson C Smith University Charlotte (NC) 28216-5398
433174 Carolinas College of Health Sciences Charlotte (NC) 28203-2861
492421 No Grease Barber School Charlotte (NC) 28208

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Charlotte, NC

Code Name Address Type
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL

Post offices near Charlotte

Post Office Name City ZIP
Charl Post Office Charlotte (NC) 28204
Downtown Charl Post Office Charlotte (NC) 28204
Midwood Post Office Charlotte (NC) 28205
Jim Richardson Post Office Charlotte (NC) 28216
30th Street New Post Office Charlotte (NC) 28206

Other places with the same name (9)

  • Charlotte , Michigan county seat of Eaton County, Michigan with a population of 9,052 people.
  • Charlotte , Vermont town in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States of America with a population of 3,783 people.
  • Charlotte , Texas city in Atascosa County, Texas, United States with a population of 1,909 people.
  • Charlotte , New York town in Chautauqua County, New York with a population of 1,687 people.
  • Charlotte , Tennessee town in Dickson County, Tennessee, United States with a population of 1,610 people.
  • Charlotte , Iowa city in Clinton County, Iowa, United States with a population of 360 people.
  • Charlotte , Maine town in Washington County, Maine, United States with a population of 320 people.
  • Charlotte , Illinois unincorporated community in Illinois with a population of 127 people.

Other cities in Mecklenburg County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mecklenburg County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Huntersville 59,095 City in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States of America
Matthews 33,718 Town in North Carolina, United States
Cornelius 30,804 City in North Carolina, United States
Mint Hill 28,109 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Pineville 9,185 Pineville is a city in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Charlotte distances to largest North Carolina cities

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