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Lake Wylie Demographics

Updated: Nov 2, 2019


Lake Wylie is located nineteen miles south of Charlotte, N.C. It ison the northern edge of York County near the South Carolina/North Carolina state line. The lake follows the Catawba River bed into North Carolina. The Charlotte Douglas International Airport is only thirty minutes away. This location offers easy access to employment, entertainment, and cultural events. The Blue Ridge Mountains and the South Carolina coastline are less than a 3-hour drive. Carowinds Theme Park is only 15 minutes away.

The People

The population of Lake Wylie in 2010 was approximately 8841

Population change since 2000 was +188.8%

Estimated median household income in 2016 $83,162 ( It was $43,567 in 2000)

Resident Age 39.6

Cost of Living

Cost of living index in Lake Wylie in 2016: 92.3 (less than the average, U.S.index of 100)

Estimated Median House value in 2016 was $312,729 ( It was $241,900 in 2000)

Median Gross Rent in 2016 was $1086 per month (with many newer , modern apartment communities since 2016, rents are now higher)

Median Real Estate Property Taxes in 2016 $1,384

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Education: For population 25 years and over in Lake Wylie:

High school or higher: 95.9%

Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.5%

Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%

Unemployed: 0.8%

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes


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