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Mint Hill, North Carolina

Town of Mint Hill
Suburban Town
Location of Mint Hill, North Carolina
Location of Mint Hill, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Mecklenburg, Union
Government
 • Mayor Ted Biggers,
 • Town Manager Brian L. Welch,
Elevation 780 ft (238 m)
Population (2007 census)
 • Suburban Town 23,341
 • Metro 2,191,604
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28227
Area code(s) 704, 980
Website http://www.minthill.com

Mint Hill is a suburban town in southeastern Mecklenburg and northwestern Union counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina, it is a major suburb on the outskirts of Charlotte and near the Cabarrus County line. The population was 23,341 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Schools and libraries 3
  • Dance studios 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

Mint Hill is located at .[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau the town has a total area of 21.3 square miles (55 km2), of which 21.2 square miles (55 km2) is land, and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.19%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 14,922 people, 5,581 households, and 4,431 families residing in the town. The population density was 702.9 people per square mile (271.4/km2). There were 5,763 housing units at an average density of 271.5 per square mile (104.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 78.42% White, 12.34% African American, 0.61% Native American, 2.53% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.08% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.29% of the population.

There were 5,581 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $60,822, and the median income for a family was $67,055. Males had a median income of $45,368 versus $30,467 for females. The per capita income for the town was $26,487. About 2.9% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 11.4% of those age 65 or over.

Schools and libraries

The children of Mint Hill, NC attend Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Elementary schools include Clear Creek Elementary, Bain Elementary, Crown Point Elementary, and Lebanon Road Elementary. Middle schools include Northeast Middle, and Mint Hill Middle. High school students attend either Independence High School or Butler High School. Mint Hill is also home to the Queens Grant Charter schools.

Mint Hill is served by a branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.[5]

Dance studios

Mint Hill is home to many dance studios, including Showcase Dance Centre and Mint Hill Dance Studio.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "Mint Hill branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County". Retrieved 2008-10-25. 

External links

  • Town website of Mint Hill, NC
  • Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce
  • The Mint Hill Times
  • Mint Hill branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
  • Mint Hill Historical Society
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