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Town of Mint Hill
Mint Hill City Hall & Fountain
Mint Hill City Hall & Fountain
Location of Mint Hill, North Carolina
Location of Mint Hill, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Mecklenburg, Union
Area
 • Town 24.58 sq mi (63.65 km2)
 • Land 24.35 sq mi (63.07 km2)
 • Water 0.23 sq mi (0.58 km2)
Elevation
780 ft (238 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Town 22,722
 • Estimate 
(2019)
27,617
 • Density 1,134.17/sq mi (437.90/km2)
 • Metro
2,191,604
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28227
Area code(s) 704, 980
FIPS code 37-43480

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 22,722 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; -80.664432.

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%
2019 (est.) 27,617 21.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Mint Hill racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 17,068 64.53%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 4,101 15.5%
Native American 91 0.34%
Asian 1,035 3.91%
Pacific Islander 10 0.04%
Other/Mixed 1,219 4.61%
Hispanic or Latino 2,926 11.06%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 26,450 people, 9,627 households, and 7,386 families residing in the town.

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