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Welcome to the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute's data portal. See below to explore facts about the Charlotte region from among 11 topic areas, compare your county to the metro region and the state, and explore in-depth data from our partner organizations.

NEW DATA Revised unemployment figures now available for January
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Since 2010, the home counties of Charlotte and Raleigh have accounted for nearly half of all population growth in North Carolina. Just 10 N.C. counties tallied nearly 80 percent of the state's increased population. (Image: John Chesser, Tableau maps)

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Charlotte Regional Indicators: New look, new function

Starting Friday, our Regional Indicators website will have a new home on the institute’s main website. You’ll find all the data that was on the previous site, but with improved functionality and a new look.

Big urban gains, rural losses in the Carolinas

Since 2010, the home counties of Charlotte and Raleigh have grown by an estimated 145,000 people, nearly half of all growth in North Carolina. Just 10 N.C. counties accounted for nearly 80 percent of the state's increased population. 

Smart metros: Charlotte and North Carolina

Charlotte's metro has one of the fastest-growing college-educated populations in the U.S. Where exactly do the educated live in Charlotte? As people with college degrees cluster in metros, what does that mean for rural areas?

How green is your ZIP code? Charlotte's carbon footprint

Charlotte's carbon footprint is dwarfed by other metro centers like Washington and Atlanta, but within the Charlotte region some areas produce much more carbon than others. Interactive maps from UC Berkeley now let you see the differences by ZIP code.