Charlotte / Ballantyne

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Ballantyne / Charlotte North Carolina Homes for Sale

One of America’s fastest-growing cities
 
Charlotte is considered the “Queen City” and is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a blend of Southern hospitality and urban sophistication. This area is home to several professional sports teams, including the Panthers of the NFL and the Hornets of the NBA, adding to the city’s vibrant lifestyle. Ballantyne is a charming and vibrant community on the southern end of Charlotte, near the South Carolina border. What began in the early 1990s as a plan for a corporate park has become a vibrant and bustling mixed-use community, and residents have access to everything Charlotte offers. You'll find luxury condominiums, modern breweries, exceptional golf courses, and much more.

Both Charlotte and Ballantyne offer residents various options when it comes to housing and neighborhoods. You'll find everything from luxury condominiums in the heart of the city to gorgeous custom-built estates. Ballantyne has quiet, tree-lined streets leading to beautifully landscaped yards and large modern homes with various architectural styles, while Charlotte offers that and much more.
 

What to Love

Local Lifestyle

Residents enjoy this area for the variety of things to do and the exceptional housing options. A stroll around Ballantyne Village allows you to spend the day shopping and exploring before stopping at one of the many local restaurants for a bite. Head over to the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte and enjoy a variety of outdoor recreation like whitewater rafting and rock climbing. Whether you're interested in a trendy and bustling downtown full of retail and dining options, a variety of entertainment options, or luxury housing, this area has something for you. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

You'll never have to leave to find the things you're looking for with so many shopping and dining options in the area. When you spend the day exploring Ballantyne Village, you’ll find an assortment of retail shopping, various services, entertainment options, and exceptional restaurants. Black Hawk Hardware is your go-to for all your home improvement needs, while Monkee’s of Charlotte will become your next favorite boutique. 

Steak 48 is an upscale option on the southern end of Charlotte that features prime cuts, seafood, and shellfish in an elegant and refined atmosphere. Indulge your tastebuds in braised pork belly, 45-day dry-aged bone-in ribeye, Chilean sea bass, and more.

131 Main Restaurant provides upscale dining in a building inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. The covered patio has an open fire pit where the scents from the hickory wood-fired grill waft from the dining room.

Dogwood Southern Table and Bar is an excellent choice for southern classics made with fresh, local ingredients in a rustic and refined environment. Enjoy exceptional food with an old meets new fusion and authentic, old-fashioned hospitality in this Charlotte staple.

Cajun Queen is a bit more laid back, but you’ll find yourself loving the restored house and rooftop bar here. Head upstairs and enjoy the fresh fish specials and live jazz music, or stay downstairs and enjoy the quiet with a New Orleans platter.
 

Things to Do 

Whether in the heart of Charlotte or down in Ballantyne, there are various things to do and enjoy. Spend an afternoon relaxing at The Spa at Ballantyne and enjoy several spa treatments designed to relax the senses and nurture the body and mind.

The area features several local events for residents, like Festival in the Park, which features great music, exceptional artists, various food offerings, and plenty of fun for the whole family.

Fans of the outdoors rejoice! The US National Whitewater Center puts on an incredible multi-day festival each year called Tuck Fest. The coveted event celebrates life in the great outdoors with various competitions, demos, exhibitions, live music, and food vendors.

Taste of Charlotte is another example of family fun with a three-day event featuring samples from local restaurants, live entertainment, and activities for people of all ages.
 

Schools

Residents in the area attend the exceptional Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. The district operates dozens of schools in Greater Charlotte. Private schools options include:

 
 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Charlotte / Ballantyne, NC

Charlotte / Ballantyne has 345,944 households, with an average household size of 2.47. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Charlotte / Ballantyne do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 864,871 people call Charlotte / Ballantyne home. The population density is 2,797.47 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

864,871

Total Population

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.5

Median Age

48.25 / 51.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
345,944

Total Households

2.47

Average Household Size

$43,080

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Charlotte / Ballantyne, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Charlotte / Ballantyne. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
South Charlotte Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 9th
No rating available
Kiddie Academy Of Charlotte
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Providence Spring Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Charlotte Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Calvary Child Dvlpment Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
McKee Road Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Charlotte Latin School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Brtish International School Of Charlotte
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Polo Ridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Rea Farms STEAM Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Kids R Kids The Academy At Blakeney
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Matthew Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Allenbrook Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Aristotle Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 7th
2/5
Westerly Hills Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Mountain Island Lake Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Paw Creek Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Niner University Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
Coulwood STEM Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Paw Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Mountain Island Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Mountain Island Day Community Charter
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Tuckaseegee Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Renaissance West STEAM Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
East Voyager Academy of Charlotte
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Harding University High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
West Mecklenburg High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 11th
4/5
University Meadows Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Gov's Village STEM (Lower)
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Back Creek Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Pioneer Springs Community School
PUBLIC
K - 9th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 10th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Hornets Nest Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Performance Learning Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Charlotte Leadership Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Zebulon B. Vance High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Mallard Creek STEM Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Statesville Road Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Winding Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Mallard Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Charlotte Teacher Early College
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Vaughan Academy of Technology
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Northside Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
United Community School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
David Cox Road Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Gov's Village STEM (Upper)
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
Highland Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Croft Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Char Eng Early College-UNCC
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
R.C. Smith Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 9th
No rating available
Unity Classical Charter
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Lake Wylie Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
E. E. Waddell Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
River Gate Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
The John Crosland School
PRIVATE
2nd - 12th
No rating available
Steele Creek Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 7th
2/5
Winget Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Nations Ford Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Steele Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Harper Middle College High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Shining Stars Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 9th
3/5
Irwin Academic Center
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Albemarle Road Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Collinswood Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Highland Renaissance Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Montclaire Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Myers Park Traditional Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Bruns Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Rama Road Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Shamrock Gardens Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Greenway Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Merry Oaks International Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Hawthorne Academy of Health Sciences
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Walter G. Byers School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Starmount Academy of Excellen
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Villa Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Hickory Grove Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
St Ann Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Victory Christian Center School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Anami Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 10th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Eastside STREAM Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Devonshire Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
First Ward Creative Arts Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Druid Hills Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Hickory Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
J. H. Gunn Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Lansdowne Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Park Road Montessori
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Piedmont Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Pinewood Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Cato Middle College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Oakhurst STEAM Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Williams Secondary Montessori
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
Marie G Davis School
PUBLIC
K - 8th