UPTOWN

A major metropolitan center and commercial hub, and its Uptown area is no different.

Welcome to Uptown

 
Charlotte’s vibrant and elevated urban business district
 
Charlotte, North Carolina, is a major metropolitan center and commercial hub, and its Uptown area is no different. Upscale and elevated living is found nestled simultaneously with a bustling city center encompassing the city’s busy business district. Although many world-class companies are found here, there is also a myriad of amenities available as well, including scrumptious foods, prime entertainment, and impressive shopping districts.
 

What to Love

  • Elevated quality of life
  • Plenty of activities, events, and things to do
  • Convenient shopping centers with boutique shops and the trendiest fashions from big-name designers
  • High-rise condominiums and penthouse apartments
  • First-class comforts and amenities
  • Lively nightlife scene
  • Highly walkable
 

Local Lifestyle

Life in Uptown is fast-paced. Residents here enjoy every amenity imaginable, from concerts and bars to fine-dining establishments and parks. High-rise condominiums and penthouse apartments only cater to the area’s lavish ambiance and are conveniently located close to the Bank of America Stadium, where the highly-popular Charlotte Panthers, and new Football Club, the Charlotte FC play. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Indulge in an all-you-can-eat salad bar and flavorsome steaks at Chima Steakhouse, or taste authentic French cuisine at La Belle Helene. Rooster's Wood-fired Kitchen is your go-to for upscale southern cuisine, while Eddie V's Prime Seafood is your must-visit for the finest seafood entrees in Queen City. 
 
Treat yourself to a new wardrobe or grab a gift for a friend at any of the area’s shopping centers. 
Blakeney Town Center, Brevard Court, and Founders Hall are all easily accessible. You will find a variety of local boutique shops and major department stores here, as well as spas and salons.
 
A trip to The Market on 7th Street is an absolute must. This location hosts dozens of eateries, bakeries, and bars offering world-class cuisine of all kinds. 
 

Things to Do

Even in this major metropolis, you will find plenty of green spaces for getting out and enjoying that North Carolina sunshine. The Romare Bearden Park features a playground, benches ideal for reading, a water fountain, and gorgeous skyline views. This park hosts many activities ranging from yoga and fitness classes to summer concerts, so there is always something to do here. Another popular location for summer music festivals is First Ward Park
 
Sports enthusiasts will recognize Uptown for its numerous sporting facilities located here. Watch a Carolina Panthers game or a Charlotte FC match at the Bank of America Stadium, catch the Charlotte Knights at Truist Field, or cheer on the Charlotte Hornets as they take on an opponent at the Spectrum Center
 

Schools

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District serves Uptown. Great schools include:
 
  • Johnson and Wales University
  • Johnson C. Smith University

 


Welcome to Uptown

 
Charlotte’s vibrant and elevated urban business district
 
Charlotte, North Carolina, is a major metropolitan center and commercial hub, and its Uptown area is no different. Upscale and elevated living is found nestled simultaneously with a bustling city center encompassing the city’s busy business district. Although many world-class companies are found here, there is also a myriad of amenities available as well, including scrumptious foods, prime entertainment, and impressive shopping districts.
 

What to Love

  • Elevated quality of life
  • Plenty of activities, events, and things to do
  • Convenient shopping centers with boutique shops and the trendiest fashions from big-name designers
  • High-rise condominiums and penthouse apartments
  • First-class comforts and amenities
  • Lively nightlife scene
  • Highly walkable
 

Local Lifestyle

Life in Uptown is fast-paced. Residents here enjoy every amenity imaginable, from concerts and bars to fine-dining establishments and parks. High-rise condominiums and penthouse apartments only cater to the area’s lavish ambiance and are conveniently located close to the Bank of America Stadium, where the highly-popular Charlotte Panthers, and new Football Club, the Charlotte FC play. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Indulge in an all-you-can-eat salad bar and flavorsome steaks at Chima Steakhouse, or taste authentic French cuisine at La Belle Helene. Rooster's Wood-fired Kitchen is your go-to for upscale southern cuisine, while Eddie V's Prime Seafood is your must-visit for the finest seafood entrees in Queen City. 
 
Treat yourself to a new wardrobe or grab a gift for a friend at any of the area’s shopping centers. 
Blakeney Town Center, Brevard Court, and Founders Hall are all easily accessible. You will find a variety of local boutique shops and major department stores here, as well as spas and salons.
 
A trip to The Market on 7th Street is an absolute must. This location hosts dozens of eateries, bakeries, and bars offering world-class cuisine of all kinds. 
 

Things to Do

Even in this major metropolis, you will find plenty of green spaces for getting out and enjoying that North Carolina sunshine. The Romare Bearden Park features a playground, benches ideal for reading, a water fountain, and gorgeous skyline views. This park hosts many activities ranging from yoga and fitness classes to summer concerts, so there is always something to do here. Another popular location for summer music festivals is First Ward Park
 
Sports enthusiasts will recognize Uptown for its numerous sporting facilities located here. Watch a Carolina Panthers game or a Charlotte FC match at the Bank of America Stadium, catch the Charlotte Knights at Truist Field, or cheer on the Charlotte Hornets as they take on an opponent at the Spectrum Center
 

Schools

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District serves Uptown. Great schools include:
 
  • Johnson and Wales University
  • Johnson C. Smith University

 


Overview for UPTOWN, NC

41,893 people live in UPTOWN, where the median age is 31.5 and the average individual income is $22,436. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

41,893

Total Population

31.5 years

Median Age

High

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

$22,436

Average individual Income

Around UPTOWN, NC

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

26
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
30
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
38
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pour Olive, Sun Burger Vegan Cuisine, and Ches Rodnais.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.38 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.81 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.74 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.07 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.24 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for UPTOWN, NC

UPTOWN has 15,189 households, with an average household size of 2.75. 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. 41,893 people call UPTOWN home. The population density is 1,901.09 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

41,893

Total Population

High

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

31.5

Median Age

46.44 / 53.56%

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
15,189

Total Households

2.75

Average Household Size

$22,436

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

Schools in UPTOWN, NC

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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
Bruns Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Invest Collegiate Transform
PUBLIC
K - 10th
1/5
Movement Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Ashley Park PreK-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Barringer Academic Center
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Phillip O Berry Academy of Technology
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Allenbrook Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Westerly Hills Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Paw Creek Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Niner University Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
Renaissance West STEAM Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Harding University High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
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