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Which area ranks as best place to live in Charlotte? According to a National report  Ballantyne East received its best grade, an A+, in the following categories: public schools, good for families, and health and fitness. That neighborhood is followed by Dilworth, Fourth Ward, and uptown.

Charlotte ranks #34 in best cities to live in America. Charlotte is a city in North Carolina with a population of 857,425. Charlotte is in Mecklenburg County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Charlotte offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes.

In Charlotte there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Charlotte and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Charlotte are above average.

The “Best Places to Live” ranking is designed to provide a comprehensive assessment of an area’s overall livability. To do so, Niche weighs a variety of factors, such as quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics and access to amenities. There are more than a dozen grades that go into calculating an area’s overall score.

A total of 58 places in the Charlotte metro received the highest grade of an A+ in Niche’s ranking of the best places to live, HERE ARE A FEW:

1) Ballantyne East

  • A+: Public schools, good for families, and health and fitness
  • C+: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 3
  • National rank: No. 162

2) Dilworth

  • A+: Good for families, nightlife, and health and fitness
  • C: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 4
  • National rank: No. 185

3) Fourth Ward

  • A+: Nightlife
  • C+: Public schools
  • State rank: No. 5
  • National rank: No. 207

4) Uptown

  • A+: Nightlife, health and fitness, and commute
  • C: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 6
  • National rank: No. 305

5) Davidson

  • A+: Good for families, jobs
  • B-: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 7
  • National rank: No. 313

6) Ballantyne West

  • A+: Good for families and health and fitness
  • B-: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 9
  • National rank: No. 343

7) Providence Crossing

  • A+: Public schools and good for families
  • C+: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 11
  • National rank: No. 421

8) Sharon Woods

  • A+: Good for families and health and fitness
  • C+: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 12
  • National rank: No. 422

9) First Ward

  • A+: Nightlife, health and fitness, and commute
  • C: Cost of Living
  • State rank: No. 13
  • National rank: No. 450

10) Commonwealth

  • A+: Good for families and nightlife
  • B-: Cost of living, diversity and commute
  • State rank: No. 14
  • National rank: No. 501

11) Cherry

  • A+: Nightlife and health and fitness
  • C: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 15
  • National rank: No. 519

12) Freedom Park

  • A+: Good for families, nightlife, and health and fitness
  • C: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 17
  • National rank: No. 622

13) Ashbrook/Clawson Village

  • A+: Good for families, nightlife, and health and fitness
  • C+: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 18
  • National rank: No. 628

14) Piper Glen Estates

  • A+: Good for families and health and fitness
  • C+: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 19
  • National rank: No. 637

15) Hembstead

  • A+: Good for families and health and fitness
  • B-: Cost of living and commute
  • State rank: No. 20
  • National rank: No. 663

16) Chantilly

  • A+: Good for families and nightlife
  • C+: Cost of living and diversity
  • State rank: No. 21
  • National rank: No. 688

17) Colonial Village

  • A+: Good for families and nightlife
  • B: Cost of living and commute
  • State rank: No. 22
  • National rank: No. 694

18) Third Ward

  • A+: Nightlife and commute
  • C+: Public schools
  • State rank: No. 23
  • National rank: No. 699

19) Providence Plantation

  • A+: Good for families and health and fitness
  • C: Cost of living and commute
  • State rank: No. 24
  • National rank: No. 727

20) Provincetowne

  • A+: Public schools and good for families
  • C+: Cost of living
  • State rank: No. 25
  • National rank: No. 769