These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Charlotte


We used science and data to determine which Charlotte neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Charlotte

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Charlotte has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.41x the national median and household incomes are 4.43x the national median.

But where exactly in Charlotte do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Eastover where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Charlotte out of 157:

  1. Eastover
  2. Wessex Square
  3. Providence Plantation
  4. Foxcroft
  5. Providence Crossing
  6. Myers Park
  7. Mountainbrook
  8. Oxford Hunt
  9. Ballantyne East
  10. Sardis Forest

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,317,744. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Charlotte.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Charlotte

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Charlotte by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Eastover, was named the richest neighborhood in Charlotte.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Boulevard Homes.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Charlotte ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Charlotte

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Eastover $221,615
2 Wessex Square $146,899
3 Providence Plantation $129,974
4 Foxcroft $129,307
5 Providence Crossing $123,319
6 Myers Park $122,400
7 Mountainbrook $118,135
8 Oxford Hunt $114,353
9 Ballantyne East $107,393
10 Sardis Forest $104,349
11 Hembstead $103,750
12 Ballantyne West $102,316
13 Piper Glen Estates $93,915
14 Olde Providence South $91,746
15 Barclay Downs $91,727
16 Freedom Park $91,478
17 Olde Providence North $91,196
18 Chantilly $88,750
19 Beverly Woods $87,756
20 Seven Eagles $85,692
21 Sharon Woods $84,808
22 Commonwealth $84,688
23 Dilworth $84,403
24 Plaza Midwood $83,454
25 Provincetowne $83,073
26 Highland Creek $82,854
27 Park Crossing $81,437
28 Rain Tree $81,022
29 Stonehaven $80,802
30 Plaza Hills $80,227
31 Elizabeth $79,015
32 Carmel $77,956
33 Quail Hollow $75,694
34 Fourth Ward $75,361
35 Sardis Woods $73,909
36 Davis Lake-Eastfield $73,904
37 Sherwood Forest $73,650
38 Touchstone Village-Elm Lane $71,957
39 Prosperity Church Road $71,110
40 Whiteoak $70,833
41 Lansdowne $65,754
42 Governor’S Square $64,050
43 Wendover-Sedgewood $64,024
44 Henderson Circle $63,230
45 Downtown Sharlotte $62,843
46 Madison Park $62,773
47 Yorkshire $61,496
48 Wesley Heights $61,167
49 Coulwood West $59,556
50 Starmount $58,288
51 Olde Whitehall $57,729
52 West Sugar Creek $57,407
53 Coulwood East $57,064
54 North Charlotte $56,935
55 Pawtuckett $56,295
56 Country Club Heights $55,886
57 Third Ward $55,310
58 Colonial Village $55,077
59 Rockwell Park-Hemphill Heights $54,745
60 Wilmore $54,657
61 Hickory Grove $53,698
62 Providence Park $53,484
63 Beatties Ford-Trinity $53,444
64 Hwy 51-Park Road $53,361
65 Marshbrooke $53,094
66 Oakdale South $52,479
67 Harbor House $52,179
68 Idlewild South $51,155
69 Ashbrook-Clawson Village $50,956
70 York Road $50,909
71 Sedgefield $50,860
72 Mineral Springs-Rumble Road $50,792
73 Cotswold $50,285
74 Harris-Houston $49,946
75 Becton Park $48,176
76 Optimist Park $47,503
77 Closeburn-Glenkirk $47,067
78 Johnston Rd-Mcalpine $47,031
79 Cherry $46,531
80 First Ward $46,084
81 Marlwood $45,434
82 Wildwood $44,898
83 Griers Fork $44,706
84 Belmont $44,157
85 Hickory Ridge $43,953
86 Toddville Road $43,925
87 Nevin Community $43,809
88 Yorkmount $41,785
89 Todd Park $41,625
90 Lockwood $40,760
91 Brookhill $40,606
92 Derita-Statesville $39,857
93 University City North $39,604
94 Westchester $39,106
95 Eagle Lake $38,136
96 Idlewild Farms $37,940
97 Newell South $37,803
98 Eastway-Sheffield Park $37,761
99 Slater Rd-Hamilton Circle $37,152
100 Wilson Heights $37,152

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