Uptown

Filled with skyscrapers, upscale developments, and historic landmarks, the area is both walkable and contemporary.

About Uptown, Charlotte Real Estate

Vibrant and bustling, this area is home to a lively central business district

Home to the headquarters of Bank of America, Duke Energy, and Wells Fargo, this vibrant section of Charlotte also houses countless museums, theaters, restaurants, hotels, clusters of retail, and high-density residential developments.
 
Employing nearly 115,000 people, Uptown plays host to nearly 20 million visitors a year, with just under 30,000 calling it their full-time home.
 
This central business district is broken into four wards and named for its geographic positioning. Filled with skyscrapers, upscale developments, and historic landmarks, the area is both walkable and contemporary. 
 

What to Love

  • Home to many corporate headquarters
  • Thriving metropolitan area with a down-home feel
  • Dazzling skyscrapers, upscale developments, and historic landmarks

People & Lifestyle

Bankers and businesspeople work alongside artists and computer techs in this busy section of Charlotte. Maintaining a young, fun atmosphere, this neighborhood is full of upscale cocktail bars and rooftop patios that are always buzzing with energy.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Several posh dining options exist in Uptown. Local favorites include La Belle Helene, a refined brasserie serving French fare, beer, and wine in a soaring, elegant space. Rooster’s Wood-Fired Kitchen offers farm-fresh Southern small plates with European accents. For a taste of the Mediterranean, head to Little Village Grille, featuring gyros, falafel, and other Greek comfort bites.
 
Uptown also features several central food hubs that have something for everyone, including 7th Street Public Market, the Epicentre, and Brevard Court / Latta Arcade.
 

Things to Do

Uptown houses many of Charlotte’s renowned art institutions, including the Mint Museum Uptown, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. There’s also Discovery Place Science, a family-friendly attraction with science and technology events and exhibits, and the NASCAR Hall of Fame, a shrine to the history and heritage of NASCAR.

Demographics and Employment Data for Uptown, NC

Uptown has 8,089 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Uptown do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,962 people call Uptown home. The population density is 11,966.432 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,962

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

32

Median Age

55.82 / 44.18%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,089

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$67,358

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Uptown, NC

There's plenty to do around Uptown, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

97
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
58
Bikeable
Bike Score
77
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Q’s Culinary Cart, Lucky Fish Seafood , and Cotswold Farmers Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.29 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.63 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.65 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.53 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.8 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Uptown, NC

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Uptown. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 9th
3/5
Irwin Academic Center
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
First Ward Creative Arts Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Trinity Episcopal School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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About Uptown, Charlotte Real Estate

Vibrant and bustling, this area is home to a lively central business district

Home to the headquarters of Bank of America, Duke Energy, and Wells Fargo, this vibrant section of Charlotte also houses countless museums, theaters, restaurants, hotels, clusters of retail, and high-density residential developments.
 
Employing nearly 115,000 people, Uptown plays host to nearly 20 million visitors a year, with just under 30,000 calling it their full-time home.
 
This central business district is broken into four wards and named for its geographic positioning. Filled with skyscrapers, upscale developments, and historic landmarks, the area is both walkable and contemporary. 
 

What to Love

  • Home to many corporate headquarters
  • Thriving metropolitan area with a down-home feel
  • Dazzling skyscrapers, upscale developments, and historic landmarks

People & Lifestyle

Bankers and businesspeople work alongside artists and computer techs in this busy section of Charlotte. Maintaining a young, fun atmosphere, this neighborhood is full of upscale cocktail bars and rooftop patios that are always buzzing with energy.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Several posh dining options exist in Uptown. Local favorites include La Belle Helene, a refined brasserie serving French fare, beer, and wine in a soaring, elegant space. Rooster’s Wood-Fired Kitchen offers farm-fresh Southern small plates with European accents. For a taste of the Mediterranean, head to Little Village Grille, featuring gyros, falafel, and other Greek comfort bites.
 
Uptown also features several central food hubs that have something for everyone, including 7th Street Public Market, the Epicentre, and Brevard Court / Latta Arcade.
 

Things to Do

Uptown houses many of Charlotte’s renowned art institutions, including the Mint Museum Uptown, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. There’s also Discovery Place Science, a family-friendly attraction with science and technology events and exhibits, and the NASCAR Hall of Fame, a shrine to the history and heritage of NASCAR.

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