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Talented, diverse professionals gravitate to Center City with new skills, ideas, and aspirations.

The influx of innovative talent arriving daily coupled with Charlotte’s highly skilled and educated residents create an enduring energy to the city’s urban core. Existing and new educational institutions in and around Center City will continue to best prepare the next generation of talent.

Top 10 in the nation in tech talent growth

80 people move to Charlotte each day

69% of residents with a bachelor's degree or higher in 2020

Top 10 in U.S. for millennial population growth from 2015-2020

10 higher education institutions within a 2-mile radius of Center City