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Moving to Charlotte

Charlotte has become a major U.S. financial center, and is now the second largest banking center in the United States after New York City. Nicknamed the Queen City. Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers of the NFL, the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA, The Charlotte Knights (minor league team of the Chicago White Sox),  the NASCAR Hall of Fame , Charlotte Motor Speedway, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.


Local Stats:

  • Charlotte Metro Population: 2,474,314

  • Major Industries: Financial services, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Duke Energy

  • Gross Metro Product: $125.7 B

  • Median Household Income: $52,777

  • Median Home Price: $243,250.00

  • Unemployment: 4.1%

  • Job Growth (2017): 3.%

  • Cost of Living: 1.3% below national average

  • College Attainment: 32%

Net Migration (2017): 11,133. As you prepare to move to Charlotte, you may be

overwhelmed by everything that needs to be done, and have several questions

about the area. The following information and tips should make your moving to

Charlotte easier and stress-free also finding a really good Real Estate Agent to

work with you and your family is extremely important.


Cost of Living and Housing Costs

When you decide to move to Charlotte, you’ll have questions about the cost of living, as well as the cost of buying a home. You can compare the cost of living in Charlotte to your current city using the calculator at To compare home prices, feel free to browse available homes for sale at


School Information

If you have or plan to have children, you’ll be curious about the schools in Charlotte and how well they will fit your children’s needs. You can learn more at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District website at

York County Schools at

Lancaster County Schools at

Iredell County Schools at

Gaston County Schools at

Charlotte/Fort Mill relocation packet

Relocation Information

Before moving to a new area, you want to do your homework on the quality of life there. Below you can get an overview of all the different communities served on this site.


        Bessemer City










        Fort Mill


        Gold Hill



        Indian Trail






        Matthews - Weddington



        Mint Hill



        Mount Holly

        Mount Pleasant


        Rock Hill

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