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Town of Mint Hill
Suburban Town
Location of Mint Hill, North Carolina
Location of Mint Hill, North Carolina
Country United States United States
State North Carolina North Carolina
Counties Mecklenburg, Union
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.

Geography

Mint Hill is located at 35°10′49″N 80°39′52″W / 35.180189°N 80.664432°W / 35.180189; -80.664432Coordinates: 35°10′49″N 80°39′52″W / 35.180189°N 80.664432°W / 35.180189; -80.664432.

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

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 192
1910 194 1.0%
1980 7,915
1990 11,567 46.1%
2000 14,922 29.0%
2010 22,722 52.3%
Est. 2015 25,627 12.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census 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.


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