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US Census Quick Facts

Population of Mecklenburg County according to the 2010 US Census is 919,628.
Percentage of families living in poverty in Mecklenburg County according to the 2010 US Census is 15.3%.

Children and Poverty

The percentage of children living in poverty in Mecklenburg County according to the 2010 US Census is 21.2%.
The current number of children in CMS receiving free or reduced lunch is 66,991.

Assets and Opportunity Profile of Charlotte 

Did you know that 36% of Charlotte households live in asset poverty? Click here to download the Assets and Opportunity Profile of Charlotte, an invaluable tool that will help you understand the critical problems that perpetuate financial struggles among the residents of our city.