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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Demographic Statistics

Charlotte, North Carolina

Number

Percent

Total population540,828100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male264,97849.0
Female275,85051.0
Under 5 years38,5297.1
5 to 9 years38,8957.2
10 to 14 years36,2696.7
15 to 19 years34,4426.4
20 to 24 years41,5137.7
25 to 34 years103,10319.1
35 to 44 years92,56117.1
45 to 54 years69,53712.9
55 to 59 years22,4704.2
60 to 64 years15,8442.9
65 to 74 years25,6164.7
75 to 84 years16,6503.1
85 years and over5,3991.0
Median age (years)32.7(X)
18 years and over407,19375.3
Male
196,35836.3
Female
210,83539.0
21 years and over385,19871.2
62 years and over56,74910.5
65 years and over47,6658.8
Male
18,2403.4
Female
29,4255.4
RACE
One race531,83198.3
White
315,06158.3
Black or African American
176,96432.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,8630.3
Asian
18,4183.4
Asian Indian
4,6840.9
Chinese
2,4350.5
Filipino
7800.1
Japanese
6680.1
Korean
1,7280.3
Vietnamese
4,4210.8

Other Asian 1

3,7020.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2830.1
Native Hawaiian
490.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
500.0
Samoan
670.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

1170.0
Some other race
19,2423.6
Two or more races8,9971.7

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White321,49159.4
Black or African American180,37133.4
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8060.7
Asian20,4463.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6140.1
Some other race23,7434.4
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population540,828100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)39,8007.4
Mexican
22,1684.1
Puerto Rican
2,4150.4
Cuban
1,0980.2
Other Hispanic or Latino
14,1192.6
Not Hispanic or Latino501,02892.6
White alone
297,84555.1
RELATIONSHIP
Total population540,828100.0
In households528,60097.7
Householder
215,44939.8
Spouse
93,97017.4
Child
147,02827.2
Own child under 18 years
117,96621.8
Other relatives
32,9696.1
Under 18 years
12,5662.3
Nonrelatives
39,1847.2
Unmarried partner
11,7092.2
In group quarters12,2282.3
Institutionalized population
5,0810.9
Noninstitutionalized population
7,1471.3
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households215,449100.0
Family households (families)132,37861.4
With own children under 18 years
66,02930.6
Married-couple family
93,97043.6
With own children under 18 years
44,26820.5
Female householder, no husband present
29,48313.7
With own children under 18 years
17,9628.3
Nonfamily households83,07138.6
Householder living alone
63,60129.5
Householder 65 years and over
13,4786.3
Households with individuals under 18 years73,29534.0
Households with individuals 65 years and over33,90215.7
Average household size2.45(X)
Average family size3.07(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units230,434100.0
Occupied housing units215,44993.5
Vacant housing units14,9856.5
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
7400.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.2(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)8.4(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units215,449100.0
Owner-occupied housing units123,88357.5
Renter-occupied housing units91,56642.5
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.56(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.30(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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