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Overview

Introduction to Mint Hill, North Carolina

Mint Hill, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg county, is 11 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina.The town is located in the Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill metropolitan area. Mint Hill has a population of 14,922.

Mint Hill History

The present day town of Mint Hill was originally inhabited by Native American tribes. It was first settled by the whites in 1750. The town was incorporated on March 11, 1971. At the time of incorporation, the population of Mint Hill was 2,284. As per the 2000 census report, there are approximately 14,922 people residing in Mint Hill.

Mint Hill and nearby Attractions

  • Charlotte Museum of History
  • Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve
  • Levine Museum of the New South
  • Paramount's Carowinds
  • President James K. Polk State Historic Site
  • Landsford Canal State Park

Things To Do In Mint Hill

While in Mint Hill, you can visit the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County-Mint Hill Branch to discover the town’s history. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed on McEwen Lake, Walhill Lake, and McWhirter Lake. The Lawyers Square Shopping Center and Hoods Crossroads Shopping Center offer wonderful shopping experiences. It is also worth visiting the Andrew Jackson State Park, Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte Museum of History, and Afro-American Cultural Center.

Mint Hill Transportation

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport can be reached within a few minutes.

Mint Hill Higher Education

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College are the nearest college and university.

People

Total Population 24,545
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 11,606
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 59.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,540
% Above Poverty Level 89.6%
% Below Poverty Level 10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $930
Median House Value $207,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mint Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 11 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Mecklenburg
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
Standard Zip Codes 28227
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.179
Longitude -80.647

Mint Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CONCORD
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station WINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Charlotte 792,137 $65,887
Harrisburg 13,883 $85,930
Hemby Bridge 1,307 $63,438
Indian Trail 35,602 $71,570
Matthews 29,352 $87,045
Stallings 14,495 $89,890

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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