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Moving to Charlotte North Carolina


Charlotte is the seat of Mecklenburg County and the largest city in the state of North Carolina. The greater area of Charlotte is home to nearly 2.5 million people, who live 751 feet above sea level.
If you plan on moving to Charlotte, you’ll experience warm and humid summers and mild winters, thanks to the city’s humid subtropical climate.


This city is home to several historical sites, as well as interesting museums, art galleries, and parks. If you’re a NASCAR fan, you’ll love spending time at Charlotte’s NASCAR Hall of Fame. Discovery Palace, a science museum, houses ever-changing, interactive displays that allow you to really experience the wonders of physics, biology, geology, and more. Freedom Park encompasses nearly 100 acres of open space and is the perfect place to enjoy the Great Outdoors.
Downtown Charlotte (referred to as “Uptown” by the city’s residents) is very pedestrian friendly. Large, open walkways line the streets, making it easy to traverse the city by foot. While you’re strolling through downtown, you’ll be surrounded by the city’s eclectic architecture. Here, you’ll find everything from Georgian-style historic buildings to contemporary high rises. There are also many restaurants, shops, art galleries and pubs to enjoy.
Charlotte is made up of a various groups of people, which add to the city’s eclectic vibe. Young families, business professionals, retirees, and students are all proud to call Charlotte home and live together harmoniously.
One of the city’s most popular events is the Carolina Renaissance Festival, which is held every weekend throughout the months of October and November. One of the largest renaissance events in the United States, it spans an impressive 22-acres. Attendees can enjoy a live performance on one of the 11 outdoor stages, or take part in a jousting tournament. This is a fun-filled entertainment option for people of all ages.
If you are moving to Charlotte, consider hiring one of your local moving companies to help you with your relocation. Professional movers can eliminate many of the typical headaches associated with moving and make the process easy and stress-free. Research moving companies in your area, read customer reviews and request free moving quotes to help you choose the best moving company. Make sure you have enough time to pack by collecting your moving boxes early. Create a moving checklist to help keep the details organized and on track. Make sure you request multiple moving quotes from your local movers in Charlotte NC

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Jobs & Local Economy

The unemployment rate in Charlotte is 3.8%, which is lower than the national average of 4.2% (September 2017).
Finance is the primary industry in this city, as it is the second largest financial institution based on total assets in the United States.
Other leading industries that contribute to this city’s economy include energy, freight transportation, health care, and the motorsports industry. On average, residents spend about 24 minutes commuting to work. This largely applies to those who live on the outer edges of the city.
If you are thinking about moving to Charlotte, you can expect the cost of living to be about 9% lower than the national average.

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Attractions

Moving to Charlotte also means you get to enjoy these nearby attractions:

Paramount’s Carowinds

If thrills and chills excite you, then you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for at Paramount’s Carowinds. This amusement park is coined the “Thrill Capital of the Southeast”. Featured attractions include roller coasters, water rides, a variety of stage shows, an interactive dinosaur exhibit, and Boomerang Bay, a water park.
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Charlotte North Carolina

Historic Rosedale Plantation

Right outside the bustling Uptown, you’ll find the Historic Rosedale Plantation. This nine-acre plantation will take you back to Antebellum Charlotte. Constructed in 1815, the plantation was the home of Archibald Frew. Today, the property features breathtaking gardens and a majestic Antebellum-style plantation house.


City stats & Taxes

842051

Total Population

53274

Average Houshold Income

192500

Medium Home Sales Price



Educational level

Bachelors Degree or higher

Some college or Associates Degree

High School or GED

Less than High School

No Schooling



Sales Tax

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Mecklenburg County

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Neighborhoods

  • Uptown
  • Ballantyne
  • Plaza-Midwood
  • University City
  • Dilworth
  • South Park
  • South End
  • Elizabethe
  • NoDa
  • Myers Park
  • Midtown
  • Small Towns
There are 17 Moving companies active in Charlotte, NC

Moving Companies in Charlotte, NC

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1 800 PACK RAT Moving and Storage

12810 Virkler Drive, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA

1-800-PACK-RAT provides flexible portable storage services to the Charlotte, NC area. We deliver your portable storage unit and you load it at your own pace.
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All My Sons Moving and Storage

6901 Northpark Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28216, USA

All My Sons Moving & Storage - Charlotte is family-owned and operated since the very beginning, we know professional service, a reputation for reliability.
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Allied Van Lines

10350 Nations Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA

Every moving situation is filled with some stress but using moving companies from Jensen Relocation (Allied Van Lines), we can help reduce it.
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Armstrong Movers

4400 Westinghouse Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA

We at Armstrong Relocation have years of experience in helping our customers move to their new home in Charlotte. We specialize in moving your valuables from your property to your desired location within NORTH CAROLINA.
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Berger Allied Van Lines

10350 Nations Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA

Berger Allied is a moving company that has been proudly offering moving, packing, and storage services to residents and business owners in Charlotte since the early 20th century.
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Best Movers of America

15720 John J Delaney Drive, Charlotte, NC 28277, USA

Our aim is to always meet or exceed our esteemed customer’s expectations and to lead the moving/storage industry at all times.
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E E Ward Moving and Storage

3035 Horseshoe Ln, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, USA

Throughout the evolution of E.E. Ward, we have never lost sight of the principles of excellent service and giving back to the community on which it was originally founded.
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Exclusive Moving and Delivery LLC

8146 Westbourne Dr, Charlotte, NC 28216, USA

Exclusive Moving and Delivery, LLC, proudly serves its customers with pride, integrity and attention to the details that matter most to you.
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Gentle Giant Moving Company

3827 Barringer Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

Gentle Giant Moving Company has earned praise, awards and recognition from all kinds of places and publications.
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Global Moving

2303 W Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28208, USA

Global Moving, LLC is one of the most reputable interstate moving companies around to deliver excellent customer service along with precision
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Graebel Van Lines

2901 Stewart Creek Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28216, USA

Graebel Van Lines is a global moving and relocations service provider to business and consumers with a well-established local presence in the Carolinas.
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Hilldrup Moving

1325 Carrier Drive, Charlotte, NC 28216, USA

Whether you're moving to another state or relocating around the world, a residential move brings changes for you and your family. But those changes don't have to be overwhelming, especially when you have a partner like Hilldrup to help.
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PODS Moving and Storage

10240 Western Ridge Rd, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA

Because it's the commercial hub of North Carolina and the largest city in the state, it's easy to see why Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country.
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PODS Moving and Storage

10240 Western Ridge Road, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA

PODS revolutionized moving and storage by introducing the concept of portable storage containers.
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Suddath Relocation Systems

1520 Tar Heel Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208, USA

At Suddath®, we take moving personally—understanding that all cargo is precious and every step matters.
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Two Men And A Truck

3653 Trailer Drive, Charlotte, NC 28269, USA

For any move, big or small, let TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Charlotte make your home or business relocation easy, affordable and stress-free.
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You Move Me

10617 Kettering Dr, Charlotte, North Carolina 28226, USA

Are you planning a move within "The Queen City" or "Uptown"? Moving can be an overwhelming experience from the planning, packing to the moving day. Our Charlotte, NC movers want to help you make your move go as smoothly as possible.
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All My Sons Moving and Storage

220 S South St, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA

When you choose All My Sons Moving & Storage as your Mechanicsville moving company, you’re choosing a professional company that cares. Call All My Sons today.
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All My Sons Moving and Storage

629 Stallings Rd, Matthews, NC 28104, USA

When you choose All My Sons Moving & Storage as your Mechanicsville moving company, you’re choosing a professional company that cares. Call All My Sons today.
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Allied Van Lines

500 Corporate Blvd, Rock Hill, SC 29730, USA

Every moving situation is filled with some stress but using moving companies from Jensen Relocation (Allied Van Lines), we can help reduce it.
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College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving

1150 Crews Rd, Matthews, NC 28105, USA

We specialize in all areas of junk hauling — from full-service home and office cleanouts, to eco-friendly recycling and donations, to hourly labor to help with projects around the house.
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College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving

3545 Centre Cir, Fort Mill, SC 29715, USA

College Hunks is a national moving and junk removal company and an established, award-winning franchise business.
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Two Men And A Truck

510 West 1st Street, Lowell, NC 28098, USA

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Gaston County is fully-trained and ready to help you with your next move, no matter the size!
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Two Men And A Truck

2180 Carolina Pl Dr, Fort Mill, SC 29708, USA

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Rock Hill is committed to providing a stress-free, affordable, and easy moving experience for your next home or business relocation.
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Two Men And A Truck

161 McKenzie Rd, Mooresville, NC 28115, USA

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Mooresville is led by husband and wife duo, Joe and Kate Windemuller.
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Two Men And A Truck

19507 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius, NC 28031, USA

Whether you are new or relocating to Cornelius or North Mecklenburg area, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Cornelius is fully prepared to help you on moving day!
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