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Regional data

Regional statistics you can visualize, customize and share

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.

EXPLORE DATA BY SELECTING FROM ONE OF ELEVEN TOPICS

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Gaston agencies, foundation work with institute to create new online resource

A new data resource about Gaston County is available through online, interactive dashboards. Trends on the county's demographics, economy, education, health and quality of life are tracked and compared to peer counties as well as state and national figures.

The ups and downs of Charlotte housing prices

Charlotte never experienced the dramatic housing bubble seen in other places in the country, but the local market is still under its August 2007 peak as measured by the Case-Shiller Index. Explore our data dashboard to see Charlotte’s highs and lows and how they compared to places like Atlanta, Denver and San Francisco.

Charlotte Regional Indicators: New look, new function

Our Regional Indicators website now has 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.