There are many factors to take into consideration when moving to a new city. Charlotte, NC also known as “the Queen City” is a popular location due to its diverse fitting for all. Charlotte is diverse in all characteristics of living that you may be looking for. With a wide and promising job market, affordable housing, excellent education, a mild climate, and a beautiful array of places for enjoyment, Queen City makes a great fit for all!
Truly, Charlotte is a city of opportunity for all. Although Charlotte contains the 2nd largest banking center in the U.S. behind New York and is considered a prominent financial hub. Considerably, there is actually much more diversity in the Charlotte job industry. Atrium Health and Novant Health serve as the region’s largest employers with many available jobs in medical centers, physicians’ offices, hospitals, and pharmacies.
With a vast array of opportunities, Charlotte is a great place for businesses to relocate or expand. Just ask E.E. Ward Moving & Storage, who can perform employee relocations of any size and scope, in Charlotte to or from anywhere in the world. It is also important to remember that with the relocation of businesses comes relocation for employees too. This plays a major role in why the city of Charlotte is continuously growing and why the job market has exceeded national averages.
Whether you have already found a new job or are still in the process of finding one… Charlotte is a great place to do so. The job market here is wide and promising. Here are some statistical facts about Charlotte that you may find interesting:
The cost of living in Charlotte is 1.1% lower than the U.S. average. The economy has undoubtedly contributed to the population growth over the years. Although this is the case, there are other factors to consider when finding a new place to live.
Charlotte is unique in that it has living to fit any personality giving a big city/small town feel. Whether you are a young business professional, a student, or raising a family…
Here are some neighborhoods in Charlotte that might be for you!
If you are relocating with children, education may be a necessity whether it is for your children or maybe even for you specifically. Good news is that the Charlotte area is home to great school systems. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools specifically, is the largest school district in the Charlotte area including 180 schools, and around 140,000 students K-12. Twenty-two of the district’s magnet schools were recognized in 2014 for excellence and distinction by the national Magnet Schools of America. Read more about Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools here
Charlotte is also home to several universities and colleges. Here are the best colleges in Charlotte according to US news
If you want to experience all four seasons of weather, Charlotte is a great place to do so. With a subtropical climate that is slightly humid, Charlotte makes a great home for those who prefer a mild climate. Summers are typically hot and slightly humid, while during the winter months you can expect more rain than snow. On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Charlotte with the US average being 205 sunny days.
NASCAR is a big asset in the Queen City as it includes the Hendrick Motorsports Complex, the Charlotte Motor Speedway, and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Speaking of… did you know that E. E. Ward Moving & Storage alongside North American Van Lines were responsible for the relocation of the king of NASCAR himself, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPMs) new facility. Read more about the move that set up Richard Petty Motorsports for success here!
Hopefully you are an outdoors person. If so, Charlotte is the perfect place to be!
With it being only two hours from mountain spots like Asheville or Boone, NC and around three hours away from beaches such as Wilmington and Charleston, Charlotte makes it easy to getaway for the weekend.
Spots such as the U.S. National Whitewater Center can make a great hangout spot for everyone. The center offers live music, access to water sports, craft beer on tap, live music and even a summer concert series great for families and young professionals.
Right around the corner, you will find plenty more water activities with nearby Lake Norman and Lake Wylie. You can spend hours swimming, fishing, and boating. Both lakes are great destinations for day trips, or for lakeside living.
The food and beverage scene in Charlotte begins with its rich history in barbeque. Visiting a local barbeque spot will be sure to supply you a delicious taste of Charlotte’s history.
With new local eats and restaurants appearing constantly, Charlotte makes a great place to find food for all cravings and occasions. Many of these restaurants are dog-friendly for you and your furry friend to dine in as well. Be sure to review the 50 best restaurants according to Charlotte Magazine: https://www.charlottemagazine.com/50-best-restaurants-in-charlotte-2022/
With more than 40+ breweries in Charlotte alone, you can find many delicious craft beer options. Check out the complete list and map of local breweries: https://charlotte.axios.com/31429/breweries-in-charlotte/
Good news, Charlotte does not stop there. Locals have the option to recharge after a night out at one of the area’s beautiful museums. The Mint Museum, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, and the Charlotte Museum of History are all wonderful options where you can learn and discover something new.