Mint Hill, NC

Mint Hill, situated mostly in Mecklenburg County, but also in Union County, is a suburban town outside of Charlotte, which is made up of 21.2 square miles.

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Demographics

The median resident age in Mint Hill is 44 years. The median estimated household income is about $67,000 making it about $19,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $32,000. The average price for a home in Mint Hill is about $229,000 (2015) which is $69,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $1,000 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Mint Hill is 73% White, 11% Black, 3% Two or more races, and 13% other. 92% of the population are high school graduates, with 35% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 59% are married, 11% are divorced, 1% are separated, 5% are widowed, leaving 24% that have never been married.

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Mecklenburg County

Mint Hill belongs to Mecklenburg County in the south western part of North Carolina. The County, named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the wife of King George III. Every May, the county celebrates Meck Dec Day, the date of which is the claimed to be the signing of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, possibly making Mecklenburg the earliest of the Thirteen Colonies to have declared its independence from Great Britain's rule.

The county, a part of the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area, has a population of 1,034,070, while its largest city Charlotte, which is also the county seat, has a population of 810,000.

Mecklenburg County borders Gaston, Lincoln, York (SC), Lancaster (SC), Union, Iredell, Catawba and Cabarrus counties.

Mecklenburg County is made up of 546 square miles. 524 of which is land with the remaining 22 as water.

Population

The population of Mint Hill, NC is about 23,000. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.

Elevation

The elevation of Mint Hill, NC is 780 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Mint Hill, NC is 28227.

Area Code

The area codes for Mint Hill, NC are 704 and 980.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Mint Hill and Mecklenburg and Union Counties have voted mostly Democrat, with 61% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 48% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 42% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 10%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Mint Hill is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%. Management, construction, and sales make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Mecklenburg Times and Charlotte Observer are the primary newspapers that cover the Mecklenburg and Union Counties area.


 

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