Charlotte vs. Atlanta

CharlotteAtlanta
Population, 2014 estimate809,958456,002
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 201410.1%8.5%
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base735,758420,256
Population, 2010731,424420,003
Resident population under 5 years, percent, 20107.6%6.4%
Resident population under 18 years, percent, 201025.2%19.4%
Resident population 65 years and over, percent, 20108.5%9.8%
Resident population: White alone, percent, 201050.0%38.4%
Resident population: total females, percent, 201051.7%50.2%
Resident population: Black alone, percent, 201035.0%54.0%
Resident population: American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20100.5%0.2%
Resident population: Asian alone, percent, 20105.0%3.1%
Resident population: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20100.1%0.0%
Resident population: Two or more races, percent, 20102.7%2.0%
Resident population: Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 201013.1%5.2%
Resident population: Not Hispanic, White alone, percent, 201045.1%36.3%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201379.2%76.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-201315.0%7.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-201319.7%10.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201388.0%88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201339.8%46.8%
Veterans, 2009-201340,86320,534
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201324.325.1
Housing unit, 2010319,918224,573
Homeownership rate, 2009-201356.3%45.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201334.6%53.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$170,500$210,000
Households, 2009-2013295,223179,459
Persons per household, 2009-20132.522.24
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$31,556$35,890
Median household income, 2009-2013$52,375$46,631
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201317.1%25.0%
Total number of firms, 200768,56450,970
Black-owned firms, percent, 200717.8%30.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.7%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20074.5%4.4%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.1%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20075.1%2.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200731.1%33.4%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)8,996,3005,304,252
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)15,551,5867,523,615
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)10,101,3695,594,126
Retail sales per capita, 2007$15,084$10,767
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)2,107,7372,743,688
Land area in square miles, 2010297.68133.15
Population per square mile, 20102,457.13,154.3

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Charlotte and Atlanta using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.