South Charlotte

This luxe, family-friendly area features beautiful homes and plenty of shopping.
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Welcome to South Charlotte

This luxe, family-friendly area features beautiful homes and plenty of shopping.
 
One of the city’s most coveted areas, South Charlotte features a mix of quiet and historic communities filled with affordable homes. That value, combined with convenient access to Uptown, makes the area extremely desirable.

Home styles are diverse—single-family homes are mixed with modern townhomes and many elegant and historically renowned mansions. Public space and a variety of stores and restaurants are also abundant here, as is vibrant culture. For example, the Charlotte Symphony plays an outdoor Summer Pops concert in South Charlotte each year.
 
A bustling business community exists here, too—upscale shopping shares a zip code with several hotels and commercial office space.
 

What to Love

  • Quiet, historic community

  • Ease of access to Uptown

  • Desirable zip code

  • Excellent shopping
 

People & Lifestyle

Prestigious communities attract affluent families to South Charlotte, and the ease of commute to Uptown makes the area attractive to young professionals.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

A premier shopping destination with over 150 stores, Southpark Mall features exclusive shops like Gucci, Burberry, Lilly Pulitzer, and Louis Vuitton. Carowinds Amusement Park, a 407-acre amusement park located adjacent to Interstate 77, offers a range of rides and games. Hungry? Try Steak 48, a newly opened steakhouse with a modern, upscale setting. Cowfish Sushi and Burger Bar, a local favorite, features gourmet burgers and sushi plus beer and spirits in a vibrant, colorful space.
 

Things to Do

Many events take place in South Charlotte, including the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club, a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour. The Festival in the Park-Freedom Park brings the community together through the arts, providing all citizens of Charlotte access to multimedia visuals and performing art at no charge. In the summer, residents gather for the Charlotte Symphony Summer Concert Series, casual, family-friendly concert experiences, and the Charlotte Wine and Food Festival brings together leading wine industry experts from around the world and pairs them with Charlotte’s top chefs.
 

Schools

South Charlotte is home to some excellent schools. Some top educational opportunities include:
 

Overview for South Charlotte, NC

246,641 people live in South Charlotte, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $64,024. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

246,641

Total Population

40 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$64,024

Average individual Income

Around South Charlotte, NC

There's plenty to do around South Charlotte, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

3
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
15
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
13
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Minos Imported Foods, Your Food Truck Events, and Cadence Academy Preschool.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.96 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.19 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.45 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.87 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.04 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.78 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for South Charlotte, NC

South Charlotte has 101,013 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in South Charlotte do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 246,641 people call South Charlotte home. The population density is 3,998.72 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

246,641

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40

Median Age

48.31 / 51.69%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
101,013

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$64,024

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in South Charlotte, NC

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby South Charlotte. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
South Charlotte Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 9th
No rating available
Kiddie Academy Of Charlotte
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Providence Spring Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Charlotte Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Calvary Child Dvlpment Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
McKee Road Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Charlotte Latin School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Brtish International School Of Charlotte
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Polo Ridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Rea Farms STEAM Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Kids R Kids The Academy At Blakeney
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Matthew Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Collinswood Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Montclaire Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Rama Road Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Starmount Academy of Excellen
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Ann Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Anami Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 10th
No rating available
Lansdowne Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Park Road Montessori
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Pinewood Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Adventist Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Charlotte Country Day School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Dilworth Elementary Sedgefield Campus
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Beverly Woods Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
2/5
Huntingtowne Farms Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Olde Providence Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Charlotte Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Providence Day School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
The Fletcher School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Charlotte Preparatory School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Alexander Graham Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Myers Park High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
South Mecklenburg High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Alexander Youth Network
PRIVATE
1st - 7th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available

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