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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.

#2 in the nation in diverse tech talent

120 people move to Charlotte each day

71% of residents with a bachelor's degree or higher in 2019

Top 10 in U.S. for millennial population growth since 2014

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