Mecklenburg County

  1. Mecklenburg County Legal Resources
  2. Mecklenburg County Statistics
  3. Mecklenburg County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Mecklenburg County Employment Information
  5. Mecklenburg County Family Information
  6. Mecklenburg County Education Information
  7. Mecklenburg County Business Information
  8. Mecklenburg County Public Benefits Information
  9. Mecklenburg County Criminal Information
  10. Mecklenburg County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Mecklenburg County Cities
  12. Mecklenburg County Zip Codes


Mecklenburg County Legal Resources

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Mecklenburg County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 695,454
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 13,534 / 4,805 / 113
  • Land Area (2000): 1,363.046 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 51.654 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 25,000.000 acres (101.150 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 300
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 60.00%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 2.00%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $51,426,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 2,767,000,000 / 11,000,000 / 107,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 0.30%
  • Physicians (2004): 2,508
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 8 (2,152)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 79,067
  • Federal Spending (2004): $4,308,715

Mecklenburg County Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1990 511,433 1992 528,181 1994 556,275
1991 520,004 1993 546,235 1995 573,628

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Mecklenburg County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 292,780
Building Permits Issued (2006): 11,417
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $1,578,017

Mecklenburg County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 1,338,570 96.22%
 Rural, Farm 816 0.06%
 Rural, Non-farm 51,794 3.72%

Mecklenburg County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mecklenburg County Employment Information

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Mecklenburg County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 299,860 291,663 8,197 2.73% 27
1991 301,858 287,887 13,970 4.63% 46
1992 306,398 290,346 16,052 5.24% 52
1993 315,266 300,981 14,285 4.53% 45
1994 324,601 313,303 11,299 3.48% 35
1995 334,045 323,625 10,420 3.12% 31
1996 348,656 338,154 10,502 3.01% 30
1997 360,524 350,413 10,112 2.80% 28
1998 365,011 356,501 8,510 2.33% 23
1999 378,584 370,681 7,903 2.09% 21
2000 395,586 383,889 11,697 2.96% 30
2001 405,796 387,814 17,982 4.43% 44
2002 413,936 389,864 24,072 5.82% 58
2003 417,217 392,909 24,308 5.83% 58
2004 418,551 397,163 21,388 5.11% 51
2005 429,106 407,732 21,374 4.98% 50
2006 446,822 426,921 19,901 4.45% 45
2007 451,186 430,884 20,302 4.50% 45
2008 456,623 429,899 26,724 5.85% 58
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 450,231 427,186 23,045 5.12% 51
Feb 2008 450,314 426,895 23,419 5.20% 52
Mar 2008 452,846 429,521 23,325 5.15% 52
Apr 2008 454,130 431,356 22,774 5.01% 50
May 2008 456,945 430,853 26,092 5.71% 57
Jun 2008 458,897 430,943 27,954 6.09% 61
Jul 2008 466,589 435,164 31,425 6.74% 67
Aug 2008 460,863 428,744 32,119 6.97% 70
Sep 2008 458,793 428,429 30,364 6.62% 66
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Mecklenburg County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 47,384 11.94%
2. Finance and Insurance 38,752 9.76%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 33,320 8.39%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 23,380 5.89%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 15,770 3.97%
6. Health Care 13,562 3.42%
7. Educational Services 12,650 3.19%
8. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 9,770 2.46%
9. Truck Transportation 8,602 2.17%
10. Public Administration 8,588 2.16%
11. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 8,044 2.03%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 7,846 1.98%
13. Repair and Maintenance 7,340 1.85%
14. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 7,338 1.85%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 7,032 1.77%
16. Utilities 6,724 1.69%
17. Other Transportation 6,548 1.65%
18. Metal Manufactuing 5,962 1.50%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 5,942 1.50%
20. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 5,598 1.41%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Finance and Insurance 49,764 14.57%
2. Health Care 40,702 11.92%
3. Educational Services 36,144 10.58%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 24,262 7.10%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 22,238 6.51%
6. Social Assistance 12,550 3.67%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 12,160 3.56%
8. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 9,336 2.73%
9. Department and Other General Stores 7,482 2.19%
10. Public Administration 7,344 2.15%
11. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 7,268 2.13%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 6,622 1.94%
13. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 6,602 1.93%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 6,534 1.91%
15. Construction 6,382 1.87%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 5,142 1.51%
17. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 4,102 1.20%
18. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 3,466 1.01%
19. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 3,206 0.94%
20. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,906 0.85%

Mecklenburg County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 23,424 5.90%
2. Other Management Occupations 21,462 5.41%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 20,614 5.19%
4. Computer Specialists 19,670 4.95%
5. Top Executives 14,388 3.62%
6. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 13,532 3.41%
7. Other Production Occupations 12,824 3.23%
8. Other Installation / Maintenance 12,256 3.09%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 11,654 2.94%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 11,394 2.87%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 10,728 2.70%
12. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 10,554 2.66%
13. Business Operations Specialists 9,900 2.49%
14. Engineers 8,920 2.25%
15. Other Construction Trades 8,916 2.25%
16. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 8,182 2.06%
17. Other Office and Admin Support 8,012 2.02%
18. Vehicle Mechanics 7,644 1.93%
19. Operations Managers Non Finance 7,358 1.85%
20. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 7,320 1.84%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 21,880 6.41%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 17,678 5.18%
3. Secretaries and Admins 16,344 4.79%
4. Other Management Occupations 13,446 3.94%
5. Customer Service Representatives 13,418 3.93%
6. Business Operations Specialists 13,222 3.87%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 12,790 3.74%
8. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 11,242 3.29%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 11,056 3.24%
10. Registered Nurses 10,564 3.09%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 10,130 2.97%
12. Cashiers 10,028 2.94%
13. Accountants and Auditors 8,808 2.58%
14. Computer Specialists 8,414 2.46%
15. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 7,640 2.24%
16. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 7,488 2.19%
17. Other Production Occupations 7,368 2.16%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 5,948 1.74%
19. Waiters and Waitresses 5,876 1.72%
20. Other Financial Specialists 5,754 1.68%

Mecklenburg County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 693,610 64.42%
15-35 hours 112,029 10.41%
1-14 hours 30,694 2.85%
No regular hours 240,341 22.32%

Mecklenburg County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 13,088 1.87%
5 AM-5:29 AM 10,284 1.47%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 18,400 2.62%
6 AM-6:29 AM 51,273 7.31%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 83,740 11.94%
7 AM-7:29 AM 132,532 18.89%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 119,290 17.01%
8 AM-8:29 AM 90,324 12.88%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 40,264 5.74%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 40,288 5.74%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 15,622 2.23%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 6,802 0.97%
Noon-3:59 PM 39,024 5.56%
4 PM-11:59 PM 40,567 5.78%

Mecklenburg County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 12,340 1.76%
5-9 50,315 7.17%
10-14 87,684 12.50%
15-19 111,532 15.90%
20-24 121,978 17.39%
25-29 52,101 7.43%
30-34 123,832 17.65%
35-39 22,326 3.18%
40-44 28,060 4.00%
45-59 53,772 7.67%
60-89 23,813 3.39%
At least 90 13,745 1.96%

Mecklenburg County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 5,374 0.77% 430,576 61.38%
30-44 5,122 0.73% 169,096 24.10%
45-59 2,504 0.36% 51,268 7.31%
At least 60 5,662 0.81% 31,896 4.55%

Mecklenburg County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 978 0.13%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 90,951 12.53%
 Car / truck / van, solo 575,459 79.25%
 Motorcycle 404 0.06%
 Other 4,848 0.67%
 Public transportation 18,662 2.57%
 Walked 10,196 1.40%
 Worked at home 24,648 3.39%

Mecklenburg County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mecklenburg County Family Information

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Households (2000): 547,122 (1,360,046 people)
Families (2000): 353,242 (1,082,376 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 148,250
People at same address in 1995: 562,470

Mecklenburg County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 34,900 6.38%
$10,000-$14,999 21,634 3.95%
$15,000-$19,999 25,418 4.64%
$20,000-$24,999 29,958 5.47%
$25,000-$29,999 34,016 6.22%
$30,000-$34,999 34,194 6.25%
$35,000-$39,999 30,928 5.65%
$40,000-$44,999 31,634 5.78%
$45,000-$49,999 26,862 4.91%
$50,000-$59,999 53,126 9.71%
$60,000-$74,999 63,496 11.60%
$75,000-$99,999 66,720 12.19%
$100,000-$124,999 36,159 6.61%
$125,000-$149,999 18,612 3.40%
$150,000-$199,999 17,426 3.18%
$200,000 or more 22,156 4.05%

Mecklenburg County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 75,417 27.58%
 Family, 2 people 72,174 26.40%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 18,158 6.64%
 Family, 3 people 42,719 15.62%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 2,949 1.08%
 Family, 4 people 36,565 13.37%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 1,201 0.44%
 Family, 5 people 15,416 5.64%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 353 0.13%
 Family, 6 people 5,030 1.84%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 146 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 3,159 1.16%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 129 0.05%

Mecklenburg County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 485,027 33.48%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 193,528 13.36%
Public Assistance 12,544 0.87%
Retirement 65,765 4.54%
Self Employment 58,145 4.01%
Social Security 94,423 6.52%
Supplemental Security 13,524 0.93%
Wage / Salary 472,835 32.64%
Other 52,952 3.66%

Mecklenburg County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 138,352 51.87%
 With children under 18 128,395 48.13%

Mecklenburg County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 39,446 7.42%
 Married 305,791 57.54%
 Never Married 176,710 33.25%
 Widowed 9,486 1.78%

Mecklenburg County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 59,060 10.50%
 Married 304,326 54.09%
 Never Married 155,213 27.59%
 Widowed 44,052 7.83%

Mecklenburg County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mecklenburg County Education Information

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Mecklenburg County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 48,916 4.68%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 112,220 10.75%
 High school diploma or equivalent 212,160 20.32%
 Some college, no degree 248,197 23.77%
 Associate degree 65,265 6.25%
 Bachelors degree 261,160 25.01%
 Graduate or professional degree 96,289 9.22%

Mecklenburg County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 13,896 2.00% 17,768 2.55% 31,664 4.55%
Kindergarten 16,400 2.36% 3,762 0.54% 20,162 2.90%
Grades 1-4 70,021 10.07% 12,904 1.86% 82,925 11.92%
Grades 5-8 66,894 9.62% 10,360 1.49% 77,254 11.11%
Grades 9-12 61,383 8.83% 8,372 1.20% 69,755 10.03%
Undergrad college 52,296 7.52% 16,600 2.39% 68,896 9.91%
Graduate or professional school 10,936 1.57% 5,098 0.73% 16,034 2.31%
Total 291,826 41.96% 74,864 10.76% 366,690 52.73%

Mecklenburg County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mecklenburg County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $32,743,164,000
Retail sales (2002): $10,567,506,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $1,597,023,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $8,389,564
Retired workers (2005): 59,065

Mecklenburg County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 247 193 486 289 338
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 1 4 2
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 32 24 78 77 66
1999 - Construction 338 215 726 454 510
1999 - Educational Services 26 22 69 47 45
1999 - Finance & Insurance 273 547 455 353 598
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 166 117 451 346 440
1999 - Information 97 50 143 91 106
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 44 33 70 71 72
1999 - Manufacturing 75 97 323 328 215
1999 - Mining 0 0 5 2 4
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 186 175 544 469 740
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 431 251 741 442 825
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 148 119 235 191 351
1999 - Retail Trade 290 249 961 843 692
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 78 71 175 147 156
1999 - Unclassified 85 29 0 2 13
1999 - Utilities 10 6 5 5 3
1999 - Wholesale Trade 202 215 752 625 888
1999 - Total 2,729 2,414 6,220 4,786 6,064
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 226 209 428 358 363
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 1 4 1 3
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 33 30 97 56 68
2000 - Construction 289 244 682 569 523
2000 - Educational Services 27 27 69 50 42
2000 - Finance & Insurance 260 223 401 395 663
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 125 130 516 324 440
2000 - Information 111 73 134 114 123
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 32 29 82 61 88
2000 - Manufacturing 66 72 333 326 208
2000 - Mining 1 0 4 3 4
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 186 177 579 488 693
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 348 324 723 483 910
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 153 115 246 194 376
2000 - Retail Trade 324 248 1,009 801 728
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 77 74 195 147 141
2000 - Unclassified 81 52 6 2 24
2000 - Utilities 3 3 8 7 6
2000 - Wholesale Trade 209 226 679 662 898
2000 - Total 2,554 2,257 6,195 5,041 6,301
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 201 192 452 390 352
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 4 1 2 3
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 33 30 74 89 68
2001 - Construction 259 293 622 545 583
2001 - Educational Services 44 16 77 38 57
2001 - Finance & Insurance 375 311 520 356 534
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 186 97 536 346 424
2001 - Information 122 70 133 140 139
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 29 30 77 69 88
2001 - Manufacturing 83 79 293 328 234
2001 - Mining 1 2 3 1 6
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 190 179 565 508 708
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 418 305 670 516 967
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 168 109 239 211 416
2001 - Retail Trade 321 297 827 929 799
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 72 66 189 164 142
2001 - Unclassified 70 49 8 5 23
2001 - Utilities 3 5 9 5 5
2001 - Wholesale Trade 191 248 668 683 851
2001 - Total 2,768 2,382 5,963 5,325 6,399
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 207 251 363 452 348
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 4 1 3 1
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 34 37 76 70 83
2002 - Construction 271 271 514 661 521
2002 - Educational Services 41 27 66 61 62
2002 - Finance & Insurance 342 197 483 422 688
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 190 110 531 419 442
2002 - Information 68 78 135 166 150
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 35 25 82 85 75
2002 - Manufacturing 58 98 251 386 199
2002 - Mining 0 0 3 3 5
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 232 222 546 558 636
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 453 391 594 653 925
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 191 118 216 262 434
2002 - Retail Trade 362 319 860 941 761
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 74 64 140 198 167
2002 - Unclassified 59 57 1 1 5
2002 - Utilities 5 2 7 3 11
2002 - Wholesale Trade 215 283 530 765 815
2002 - Total 2,839 2,554 5,399 6,109 6,328
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 194 183 399 357 310
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 1 2 2 0
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 46 30 94 56 74
2003 - Construction 249 263 538 557 489
2003 - Educational Services 31 35 67 69 54
2003 - Finance & Insurance 294 264 543 464 665
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 169 102 550 385 548
2003 - Information 77 76 104 127 200
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 25 25 89 65 104
2003 - Manufacturing 58 87 257 317 205
2003 - Mining 0 2 0 3 5
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 185 173 547 507 744
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 415 343 626 669 1,051
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 165 133 265 213 482
2003 - Retail Trade 354 284 825 864 922
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 91 82 160 166 168
2003 - Unclassified 46 35 4 0 3
2003 - Utilities 2 1 6 8 9
2003 - Wholesale Trade 174 242 592 576 858
2003 - Total 2,578 2,361 5,668 5,405 6,891
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 200 190 401 349 351
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 0 1 2 5
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 45 31 83 84 84
2004 - Construction 315 248 595 481 529
2004 - Educational Services 31 17 97 69 46
2004 - Finance & Insurance 331 272 512 500 696
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 176 111 562 464 514
2004 - Information 67 82 143 161 139
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 25 30 87 100 76
2004 - Manufacturing 64 79 267 294 221
2004 - Mining 1 1 3 3 1
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 180 180 531 477 665
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 407 322 693 599 1,133
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 164 120 227 222 551
2004 - Retail Trade 344 313 932 817 850
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 83 69 182 148 211
2004 - Unclassified 63 24 4 7 13
2004 - Utilities 1 4 5 14 1
2004 - Wholesale Trade 198 196 572 550 935
2004 - Total 2,698 2,289 5,897 5,341 7,021
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 207 174 448 344 343
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 3 2 2 2
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 62 30 109 63 94
2005 - Construction 330 218 680 482 541
2005 - Educational Services 39 18 77 77 73
2005 - Finance & Insurance 312 337 423 484 772
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 198 121 531 455 614
2005 - Information 85 65 128 120 195
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 26 17 82 74 112
2005 - Manufacturing 70 66 299 244 236
2005 - Mining 1 0 5 4 1
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 204 146 487 533 690
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 468 353 683 598 1,187
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 214 127 265 260 495
2005 - Retail Trade 356 284 919 846 879
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 78 70 202 161 193
2005 - Unclassified 23 51 6 3 12
2005 - Utilities 2 0 9 8 4
2005 - Wholesale Trade 181 198 589 535 900
2005 - Total 2,857 2,278 5,944 5,293 7,343

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mecklenburg County Public Benefits Information

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Mecklenburg County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 1,237,364 90.80%
 Below Poverty Level 125,328 9.20%

Mecklenburg County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $27,608 $4,564 $48,164 $118 $0 $27,152 $103,042 $53,509 $77,005 $18,349
1971 $32,564 $5,115 $59,084 $293 $0 $27,726 $119,667 $64,495 $97,945 $27,980
1972 $38,451 $9,032 $67,869 $170 $0 $28,377 $134,867 $67,618 $99,460 $33,472
1973 $39,962 $10,361 $77,616 $0 $0 $12,357 $129,935 $71,046 $94,660 $31,022
1974 $44,891 $11,197 $98,401 $0 $0 $12,203 $155,495 $76,131 $97,960 $40,461
1975 $49,236 $11,759 $107,291 $0 $0 $14,425 $170,952 $85,641 $97,485 $51,876
1976 $54,390 $14,439 $103,688 $0 $0 $16,832 $174,910 $91,607 $92,410 $45,258
1977 $58,307 $14,061 $123,223 $0 $0 $32,880 $214,410 $112,112 $101,010 $49,731
1978 $61,387 $16,217 $124,198 $0 $0 $14,202 $199,787 $124,034 $95,885 $31,540
1979 $64,821 $18,946 $133,113 $0 $0 $39,945 $237,879 $136,166 $93,980 $35,872
1980 $67,244 $20,730 $145,202 $0 $0 $41,554 $254,000 $133,097 $136,110 $43,093
1981 $81,022 $23,187 $156,192 $0 $0 $48,757 $285,971 $41,085 $146,910 $43,455
1982 $94,049 $26,312 $157,840 $0 $0 $54,758 $306,647 $170,448 $155,168 $51,553
1983 $98,986 $30,645 $163,123 $0 $0 $58,694 $320,803 $180,258 $179,694 $49,753
1984 $108,342 $40,076 $176,254 $0 $0 $63,417 $348,013 $196,112 $191,909 $73,139
1985 $117,809 $53,486 $168,303 $0 $0 $79,545 $365,657 $224,355 $295,880 $71,822
1986 $126,586 $55,881 $210,731 $0 $0 $77,187 $414,504 $235,398 $283,980 $160,961
1987 $144,902 $68,248 $240,025 $0 $0 $82,338 $467,265 $247,837 $304,015 $150,530
1988 $155,750 $80,140 $261,817 $0 $0 $80,760 $498,327 $285,375 $327,272 $239,171
1989 $164,402 $89,974 $315,972 $0 $0 $90,096 $570,470 $324,972 $311,013 $192,174
1990 $182,705 $97,860 $341,702 $0 $0 $97,081 $621,488 $353,767 $432,080 $285,800
1991 $205,866 $60,989 $359,874 $0 $0 $107,641 $673,381 $377,766 $405,666 $220,650
1992 $238,339 $61,532 $357,882 $0 $0 $103,275 $699,496 $334,933 $563,936 $381,759
1993 $283,649 $71,674 $349,384 $0 $0 $99,017 $732,050 $384,970 $534,833 $238,465
1994 $316,254 $122,577 $412,535 $0 $0 $114,709 $843,498 $404,219 $754,429 $391,934
1995 $326,671 $94,881 $437,330 $0 $0 $129,832 $893,833 $408,911 $713,297 $220,379
1996 $339,309 $104,286 $467,127 $0 $0 $133,771 $940,207 $427,855 $1,006,419 $374,287
1997 $333,182 $113,487 $499,142 $0 $0 $154,979 $987,303 $479,718 $964,173 $410,875
1998 $351,335 $115,028 $561,296 $0 $0 $172,580 $1,085,211 $550,748 $1,250,283 $601,335
1999 $395,458 $123,954 $581,422 $0 $0 $179,616 $1,156,496 $581,272 $1,182,477 $474,494
2000 $450,367 $166,949 $687,076 $0 $0 $195,771 $1,333,214 $675,202 $1,242,545 $483,219
2001 $476,817 $173,857 $713,837 $0 $0 $210,880 $1,401,534 $684,385 $1,428,850 $494,745
2002 $579,295 $167,730 $724,319 $0 $0 $193,442 $1,497,056 $771,661 $1,476,601 $367,784
2003 $600,195 $170,129 $836,793 $0 $0 $209,101 $1,646,089 $842,778 $1,792,261 $536,825
2004 $632,298 $209,528 $789,574 $0 $0 $213,673 $1,635,545 $858,847 $1,896,838 $484,133
2005 $656,536 $232,333 $811,496 $0 $0 $220,598 $1,688,630 $910,980 $2,006,072 $570,913
2006 $751,147 $253,132 $866,290 $0 $0 $250,258 $1,867,695 $972,890 $2,072,427 $578,531


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $72,511 $2,067 $646 $4,223 $0 $70 $116,634
$1,512 $11,850 $2,763 $1,434 $0 $19,558
1971 $78,845 $1,709 $772 $4,139 $0 $65 $130,769
$1,810 $17,542 $3,317 $1,880 $0 $20,690
1972 $71,099 $1,994 $961 $4,648 $0 $80 $129,889
$2,475 $20,274 $4,443 $809 $0 $23,106
1973 $86,508 $2,697 $102 $6,994 $0 $95 $138,464
$2,666 $22,502 $4,453 $186 $0 $12,261
1974 $95,084 $3,894 $1,019 $6,970 $0 $106 $147,501
$2,331 $22,542 $3,990 $567 $0 $10,998
1975 $116,828 $4,876 $1,692 $12,562 $0 $892 $188,360
$2,589 $30,024 $4,136 $413 $0 $14,348
1976 $126,541 $4,058 $2,540 $13,112 $0 $2,144 $197,421
$3,682 $22,989 $3,947 $2,655 $0 $15,753
1977 $137,359 $3,775 $2,308 $12,891 $0 $669 $222,648
$3,800 $25,552 $3,747 $1,313 $0 $31,234
1978 $144,342 $4,194 $2,139 $16,009 $43 $1,145 $221,623
$4,050 $28,588 $4,229 $478 $0 $16,406
1979 $158,018 $4,662 $3,195 $19,808 $45 $880 $261,504
$4,121 $28,116 $4,028 $453 $0 $38,178
1980 $174,127 $5,573 $1,956 $23,549 $131 $1,280 $274,550
$5,410 $15,199 $5,022 $441 $0 $41,862
1981 $188,220 $6,260 $1,946 $22,494 $1 $2,496 $297,219
$5,092 $22,061 $6,506 $405 $0 $41,738
1982 $194,069 $6,509 $977 $23,460 $41 $2,930 $304,984
$6,049 $18,786 $7,934 $408 $0 $43,821
1983 $204,201 $7,403 $201 $26,999 $68 $2,677 $329,601
$6,730 $20,649 $12,604 $766 $0 $47,303
1984 $220,347 $7,753 $277 $28,086 $38 $3,487 $356,711
$7,287 $23,321 $13,046 $715 $0 $52,354
1985 $250,280 $8,855 $1,054 $33,206 $68 $3,868 $414,435
$7,993 $25,757 $19,792 $660 $0 $62,902
1986 $285,902 $10,415 $2,184 $27,630 $47 $2,900 $455,949
$9,042 $26,044 $13,728 $601 $0 $77,456
1987 $312,094 $11,863 $1,194 $29,635 $59 $3,902 $504,523
$9,877 $28,580 $12,203 $540 $0 $94,576
1988 $334,021 $12,595 $6,559 $34,768 $105 $4,511 $602,462
$10,514 $55,898 $23,295 $479 $0 $119,717
1989 $394,740 $13,738 $10,749 $36,432 $36 $4,331 $677,299
$11,761 $58,988 $23,356 $416 $0 $122,752
1990 $416,984 $14,503 $14,074 $40,616 $96 $19,474 $740,451
$13,425 $66,715 $23,351 $216 $0 $130,997
1991 $445,501 $16,269 $7,602 $46,147 $0 $14,742 $808,386
$15,228 $79,292 $27,632 $186 $0 $155,787
1992 $488,571 $28,402 $7,982 $69,957 $0 $6,939 $853,135
$24,255 $88,428 $21,098 $117 $0 $117,386
1993 $447,314 $18,586 $2,789 $53,337 $3 $23,294 $836,663
$17,116 $100,244 $34,941 $128 $0 $138,911
1994 $514,295 $20,901 $8,604 $57,470 $0 $18,535 $1,007,582
$15,928 $113,659 $32,887 $116 $0 $225,187
1995 $575,223 $21,604 $3,575 $68,333 $140 $24,347 $1,119,836
$17,539 $124,362 $41,418 $101 $0 $243,194
1996 $632,985 $22,743 $4,871 $80,103 $0 $22,837 $1,183,751
$15,294 $120,563 $39,696 $86 $0 $244,573
1997 $654,305 $25,185 $4,643 $80,539 $96 $19,307 $1,182,041
$17,581 $125,858 $50,965 $70 $0 $203,492
1998 $693,790 $28,276 $8,807 $99,314 $0 $36,004 $1,272,298
$20,150 $143,902 $49,888 $134 $0 $192,033
1999 $808,281 $31,288 $3,828 $99,374 $53 $38,175 $1,439,938
$22,436 $156,678 $61,133 $89 $0 $218,603
2000 $906,922 $34,364 $3,275 $99,059 $134 $39,532 $1,682,100
$10,035 $174,417 $58,928 $71 $0 $355,363
2001 $1,040,230 $37,176 $3,442 $107,580 $217 $86,856 $1,921,034
$10,727 $187,699 $65,602 $29,254 $0 $352,251
2002 $1,011,247 $32,630 $3,629 $115,381 $118 $93,015 $1,894,465
$10,381 $185,365 $74,390 $28,090 $0 $340,219
2003 $1,026,685 $34,542 $12,307 $114,365 $19 $54,153 $1,868,965
$13,689 $192,024 $43,100 $27,775 $0 $350,306
2004 $1,062,125 $47,377 $54,352 $124,888 $207 $33,196 $2,055,461
$17,283 $199,845 $113,815 $35,991 $0 $366,382
2005 $1,094,797 $49,340 $77,322 $127,214 $0 $40,130 $2,133,776
$15,033 $202,445 $107,653 $29,417 $0 $390,425
2006 $1,211,696 $55,070 $57,080 $133,339 $0 $32,404 $2,268,305
$13,524 $175,993 $108,230 $32,248 $0 $448,721

Mecklenburg County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mecklenburg County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 2,157

Mecklenburg County Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft
1990 11.599 0.808 0.203 0.851 25.124 61.549 5.760
1991 11.286 0.842 0.238 0.935 26.263 61.419 5.688
1992 12.242 0.742 0.197 0.945 27.015 58.768 5.127
1993 11.956 0.703 0.234 0.791 22.650 54.788 5.794
1994 10.989 0.658 0.162 0.778 19.312 54.437 5.830
1995 10.369 0.649 0.155 0.610 18.050 54.387 6.504
1996 10.369 0.550 0.122 0.786 18.160 55.291 7.319

Mecklenburg County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mecklenburg County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Mecklenburg County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 101,442 14.59%
10-19 Years 90,688 13.04%
20-29 Years 114,800 16.51%
30-39 Years 129,163 18.57%
40-49 Years 107,336 15.43%
50-59 Years 71,585 10.29%
60-69 Years 37,930 5.45%
70-79 Years 27,779 3.99%
80-89 Years 12,295 1.77%
90+ Years 2,436 0.35%

Mecklenburg County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 341,457 49.10%
 Female 353,997 50.90%

Mecklenburg County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 425,144 61.13%
 African-American 192,403 27.67%
 Hispanic/Latino 44,871 6.45%
 Asian 21,717 3.12%
 Multiracial 7,884 1.13%
 Amerindian 2,130 0.31%
 Other Race 1,022 0.15%
 Pacific Islander 283 0.04%

Mecklenburg County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 158,089 18.15%
2. English 129,673 14.89%
3. Irish 119,495 13.72%
4. United States Or American 104,342 11.98%
5. Scotch Irish 58,549 6.72%
6. Italian 49,780 5.72%
7. Scottish 34,414 3.95%
8. French Non-Basque 27,044 3.11%
9. Polish 23,148 2.66%
10. Dutch 16,336 1.88%

Mecklenburg County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 1,121,822 86.97%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 90,137 6.99%
3. French 8,496 0.66%
4. Vietnamese 8,308 0.64%
5. German 6,868 0.53%
6. African 5,462 0.42%
7. Arabic 4,918 0.38%
8. Chinese 4,776 0.37%
9. Greek 4,654 0.36%
10. Korean 4,416 0.34%

Mecklenburg County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 1,254,464 90.17%
 Naturalized immigrant 39,620 2.85%
 Not a citizen 97,096 6.98%

Mecklenburg County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
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