In Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, quality of life goes hand-in-hand with opportunity. The area continues its steady growth as one of America’s most desirable destinations – for a career with a bright future, and a lifestyle second to none.
Charlotte at a glance
The nation’s 15th largest city
Home to eight Fortune 500 company headquarters, with nearly 300 Fortune 500 companies in Mecklenburg County
Destination for restaurants and nightlife, entertainment venues, arts and cultural facilities, and sports teams including the NFL’s Carolina Panthers and the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets
Lower cost of living than many areas of the country
Ranked No. 1 Large City for growth in business
Ranked No. 1 Best City for Small Business
Ranked No. 1 Big City Bargain
Ranked No. 2 as the fastest growing city in the U.S.
Ranked No. 4 as the U.S. city attracting the most families
60% of the country's population lives within a two-hour flight of Charlotte
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Every day, they're working together, and with our citizens, to make Charlotte a better and safer place for all.
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