In 2020, Mecklenburg County, NC had a population of 1.1M people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $69,240. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Mecklenburg County, NC grew from 1.07M to 1.1M, a 1.93% increase and its median household income grew from $66,641 to $69,240, a 3.9% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mecklenburg County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.02%), Other (Hispanic) (5.67%), and White (Hispanic) (5.63%).
None of the households in Mecklenburg County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
90.1% of the residents in Mecklenburg County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Mecklenburg County, NC are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (7,909 degrees awarded in 2020), Central Piedmont Community College (2,938 degrees), and Queens University of Charlotte (743 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Mecklenburg County, NC was $253,500, and the homeownership rate was 56.4%.
Most people in Mecklenburg County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Mecklenburg County, NC was 2 cars per household.
Mecklenburg County, NC borders Cabarrus County, NC, Gaston County, NC, Iredell County, NC, Lincoln County, NC, Union County, NC, Lancaster County, SC, and York County, SC.