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 Population82,721
Total Households32,378
Average Age41.3

Age % The Population

0-14 years19.40%
15-24 years11.70%
25-34 years12.30%
35-44 years14.10%
45-54 years13.90%
65+ years13.40%
55-64 years15.30%

ESRI 2015

Household Income

Year Median HHI PCI
2015$42,918 $21,664
2020$50,703 $24,753

ESRI 2015

Workforce Education

Level Total %
Less than High School15.9%
High School Graduate27.7%
Some College21.9%
Associates Degree8.7%
Bachelor's Degree13.7%
Graduate/Professional Degree6.4%

ESRI 2015


Labor Force35,260
Unemployment Rate6.00%

JobsEQ 2015

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 1.9%
Construction 6.6%
Manufacturing 17.9%
Transportation, Utilities 4.4%
Information 1.9%
Wholesale Trade 2.8%
Retail Trade 15.4%
FIRE 7.5%
Services 38.3%
Public Administration 3.4%

ESRI 2015


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
Michael Trotter
1033 W. Meeting St
Lancaster, SC 29720



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