Best Home Security Companies in Charlotte
Charlotte was nicknamed the "Queen City" early on after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz who had become the Queen of England 78 years prior to the establishment of the City. Ironically, the city was also nicknamed the hornets nest, a name it garnered during the Revolutionary War. Charlotte has a humid, subtropical climate, and is located just east of the Catawba River. Charolette was called by many in the early 19th century as "the City of Many Churches", as it was the center of Southern Presbyterianism and home to multiple other churches including: Baptists, Methodists, Episcopalians, Lutherans and Roman Catholics.
Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and the second largest city in the south, behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charolette is currently the third fastest-growing major city in the United States. The most recent Census estimates report the population of Charlotte to be 809,958 residents. This makes Charlotte the 17th largest city in the United States. The greater Charlotte area is ranked 22nd largest in the U.S. and has a reported population of 2,380,314 people.
Charlotte, like nearly all other large cities in the nation, has some of the highest crime rates in the Country. According to 2014 reports per 100,000 people, 590 were victims of violent crimes, 5 were murdered, 24 raped, 185 robbed, 375 assaulted, 3,567 were victims of property crime, 704 were burglarized and 2,664 were victims of larceny/theft.
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