Phone: 704-347-8942

Toll Free: 800-554-4373

Charlotte Regional Partnership
550 South Caldwell Street, Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Total Population81,235
Total Households31,760
Average Age41.0

Age % The Population

0-14 years19.1%
15-24 years11.2%
25-34 years12.0%
35-44 years13.5%
45-54 years13.8%
65+ years13.2%
55-64 years17.4%

ESRI 2014

Household Income

Year Median HHI PCI

ESRI 2014

Workforce Education

Level Total %
Less than High School17.9%
High School Graduate32.7%
Some College21.5%
Associates Degree8.2%
Bachelor's Degree13.7%
Graduate/Professional Degree6%

ESRI 2014


Labor Force32,464
Unemployment Rate10.29%

SC ESC 2013

Largest Employers

Largest Employers
Red Ventures
Cardinal Health
Springs Memorial Hospital
Proctor & Gamble Duracell
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC

Charlotte USA regional counties

Employment By Industry

Industry Emp. % Emp.
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining 2.3%
Construction 6.4%
Manufacturing 19.3%
Transportation, Utilities 4.4%
Information 1.6%
Wholesale Trade 2.5%
Retail Trade 16.4%
FIRE 1.4%
Services 36.8%
Public Administration 3.4%

EMSI 2014


Lancaster County, South Carolina, is located adjacent to the Charlotte metropolitan area and includes 14 industrial parks with more than 5,000 available acres and millions of gallons of excess capacities of water and sewer. The County’s close proximity to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Interstates 77, 85, and 485, and rail service provided by CSX, Norfolk-Southern, and the Lancaster & Chester Railway short line make Lancaster County an excellent location for manufacturing and distribution centers.

Lancaster County Economic Development Corporation
Keith Tunnell
Post Office Box 973
Lancaster, SC 29721

  Charlotte Regional Partnership
Ronnie Bryant
550 South Caldwell St.
Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202