Photo of the Charlotte Skyline from Romare Bearden Park.

Why Mecklenburg County?

See why Mecklenburg County is the perfect location for both your business and your family.

Year after year, Mecklenburg County is recognized as one of the fastest growing business economies in the nation.


A Leader in Business


State for best business climate.
Source: Site Selection Magazine 2021


Top competitive state
Source: Site Selection Magazine 2021


Best state to do business in.
Source: CNBC 2021


State corporate income tax


Members of unions as % of employed - 2nd lowest in the U.S.


Average commute to work (minutes)
U.S. Census Bureau 2021

Top Industries


Largest banking center in the U.S.
Source: 2022


Hottest real estate market in the U.S.
Source: Charlotte Observer 2022


Top tech town in the U.S.
Source: ComTA 2022



Music venues


Museums and free attractions 


Parks and playgrounds