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Charlotte, NC is #1 on the list Top 100 Best Places to Raise a Family in the South in 2021

Pros and Cons of living in Charlotte, North Carolina according to Data

ProsCons
  • Fast internet (fixed lines)
  • Fast internet (mobile)
  • Race diversity
  • Industry diversity
  • Higher educated people
  • Low hurricane risk
  • Low earthquake risk
  • Low volcanic hazard risk
  • Low wildfire risk
  • Low cancer incidence rate
  • Low cancer mortality rate
  • Blue ribbon Elementary school(s)
  • Blue ribbon Middle school(s)
  • Spelling Bee finalist(s) lived here
  • Finalists of Nationwide competitions in STEM subjects lived here
  • Great weather (high number of days with temperatures 50-90 F)
  • Low number of windy days (<6km/h)
  • High property prices
  • Too close to an airport
  • Low house ownership rate
  • High risk of severe storms
  • Substance abuse rate on the higher side
  • Less comfortable humidity (more often >60%)

Pros and Cons of living in Charlotte, North Carolina in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • Size, weather, opportunity, cost
  • I like proximity to mountains and beach. South end walkability.
  • Weather, fast-growing population, urban greenery
  • Close to greenway
  • Trees, a lot of nature, affordable housing. Democratic.
  • Job market
  • Na
  • Na
  • State government
  • Going out can be repetitive. People that live here can be stuck up. Lots of finance bros and southern culture. Christian.
  • Sprawl, lack of public transportation, lack of culture
  • Traffic
  • Heat, humidity, crowded, ugly, no nature
  • Na
  • Na

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