Charlotte vs. Raleigh

CharlotteRaleigh
Population, 2014 estimate809,958439,896
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 201410.1%8.9%
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base735,758403,971
Population, 2010731,424403,892
Resident population under 5 years, percent, 20107.6%7.2%
Resident population under 18 years, percent, 201025.2%23.1%
Resident population 65 years and over, percent, 20108.5%8.2%
Resident population: White alone, percent, 201050.0%57.5%
Resident population: total females, percent, 201051.7%51.7%
Resident population: Black alone, percent, 201035.0%29.3%
Resident population: American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20100.5%0.5%
Resident population: Asian alone, percent, 20105.0%4.3%
Resident population: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20100.1%0.0%
Resident population: Two or more races, percent, 20102.7%2.6%
Resident population: Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 201013.1%11.4%
Resident population: Not Hispanic, White alone, percent, 201045.1%53.3%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201379.2%78.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-201315.0%13.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-201319.7%17.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201388.0%90.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201339.8%47.5%
Veterans, 2009-201340,86321,817
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201324.321.6
Housing unit, 2010319,918176,124
Homeownership rate, 2009-201356.3%53.6%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201334.6%38.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$170,500$207,000
Households, 2009-2013295,223162,573
Persons per household, 2009-20132.522.43
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$31,556$30,470
Median household income, 2009-2013$52,375$54,448
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201317.1%16.2%
Total number of firms, 200768,56439,447
Black-owned firms, percent, 200717.8%15.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.7%0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20074.5%4.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.1%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20075.1%4.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200731.1%28.4%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)8,996,3002,285,719
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)15,551,5864,243,219
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)10,101,3697,066,392
Retail sales per capita, 2007$15,084$18,640
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)2,107,737999,744
Land area in square miles, 2010297.68142.90
Population per square mile, 20102,457.12,826.3

Source: United States Census Bureau

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