Charlotte is the most populous city in North Carolina and the 16th most populous in the US.
The current metro area population of Charlotte in 2023 is 2,267,000, a 2.86% increase from 2022.
The metro area population of Charlotte in 2022 was 2,204,000, a 3.38% increase from 2021.
The metro area population of Charlotte in 2021 was 2,132,000, a 3.8% increase from 2020.
In 1974, the downtown area of Charlotte was officially designated the historic sector of “Uptown Charlotte”.
Not many locals know that “uptown” actually sits on a higher elevation than the rest of the city.
In the 1700’s, two major crossways merged in Charlotte, the Great Wagon Road, built by European settlers stretching from Philadelphia to Georgia and a large Native American trail.
Today these 2 roads are called Trade and Tryon and they intersect at Independence Square.
The Bank of America Tower in Charlotte is the highest building between Philadelphia and Atlanta.
75% of all NASCAR teams in the world are headquartered within two hours of Charlotte
opened their first store nationwide in Charlotte in 1989.