Life in Mint Hill, North Carolina

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Are you thinking of moving or relocating to Mint Hill, North Carolina? Would you like to know what the quality of life is like living in Mint Hill?
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WeatherHow much crime?What are the neighborhoods like?What are the people like?
The Winters here are cold with the daytime temp of about 35 to 45 degrees. Some winters in Mint Hill will produced snow and/or sleet. Occassionally there are winters that are mild with temp of about 50' to 55' during the day. Spring and Fall are very nice and comfortable with a daytime temperature of about 75 degrees. The summers here are hot and humid. During the day the temp rises to 90 to 95 degrees. There are thunderstorms that produce strong lightning and rain.The crime is relatively low in Mint Hill, NC. It is a small town but it borders a large metropolitan and as a result its does have reports of auto theft, burglaries, domestic violence, scamming, and larceny. The residents in Mint Hill feel safe and secure for the most part.It is difficult to find a bad side of town in Mint Hill because it is full of nice homes and nice neighborhoods. The homes nears I485 may experience some of the noise from the automobiles but they are nice homes. The nice homes are spread throughout the town and some even have private pools. The are some older homes down Lawyers Rd near the border of Charlotte. Most of the residents in this area are Caucasian, African American, and Hispanic.Majority of the people in Mint Hill Caucasian but you will also find African Americans, and Hispanics. You may even see a few Asian and East Indian. The town is becoming more diverse due to the growth it is experiencing. Everyone is nice and friendly. There is a polite retired community in Mint Hill and they are more than happy to share a nice story or two with even a stranger. There are young, singles in Mint Hill as well as educated doctors and lawyers. There are also blue collar workers raising families in Mint Hill.
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The downtown area is nice and well kept. Majority of the buildings are made of brick and they are occupied by restaurants, banks, and little shops. The old clock in Mint Hill is really nice to see.There are several great restaurants in Mint Hill to chose from. The most talked about restaurants are The Hill Bar and Grill, Hawthorne's New York Pizza, Sizzling Wok Chinese Restaurant, and Amor De Brazil Steakhouse.The public schools in this town are really good schools. The high school has a high graduation rate. On a scale of 1 to 10 it rates a 9.There is a lot of opportunity for singles in Mint Hill, NC because it borders a large metropolitan and if you can not meet someone in Mint Hill, you surely will just around the corner in Charlotte.
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Mint Hill is just off I485 and the homes near the highway will experience some noise from it.Mint Hill is not as large as Charlotte, NC but it still has a lot to offer singles, families, and retirees. There are more commercial restaurants in Charlotte but Mint Hill does have a lot of independently owned restaurants to chose from.
Mint Hill is not as large as Gastonia, NC but it is closer to Charlotte than Gastonia and a lot of individuals work in Charlotte and live in Mint Hill so career development may be better because of this convenience.
Most of the residents in Mint Hill use Presbyterian Hospital located in Matthews, NC. This is a good hospital which is part of Novant Healthcare System.The nicest places to visit are Idlewild Park, Pine Lake Country Club, and Mint Hill Arts.
General comments   
Mint Hill is a beautiful town with very beautiful homes and landscaped yards. It feels like you are in a rural little town when you first get off I485 and head down Lawyers Rd but you will soon see that you are in a busy little town. This is a quiet, tranquil like town just at the right time and busy just at the right time. The residents are nice and friendly. There are plenty of shops for the shoppers at heart and restaurants for the foodie.   
Mint Hill, North Carolina population: 22722

How many black people live in Mint Hill? How many white people?
Number of White People17818Percentage of White people78.4%
Number of Black People3010Percentage of Black people13.2%
Number of Hispanic People1977Percentage of Hispanic people8.7%
Number of Asian People720Percentage of Asian people3.2%
Number of American Indian People244Percentage of American Indian people1.1%

Note: Numbers may add up to >100% because some people are more than one race.

Mint Hill, North Carolina

Percent college grads: 30.9%
Percent grad school grads: 8.6%
Unemployment rate: 6.3
Median house value: 212700
Median income: 68805

How many singles in Mint Hill?

Single men ages 20-34Single women ages 20-34Ratio of single men to women age
11228621.3men for each woman
Single men ages 35-44Single women ages 35-44Ratio of single men to women age
4984131.21men for each woman
Single men ages 45-54Single women ages 45-54Ratio of single men to women age
2743840.71men for each woman

Crimes in Mint Hill, North Carolina
CrimesAbsolute numbersAverage percentage chance of being a victim in
by typeof crimesOne YearFive Years
Aggr. Assault320%1%
Auto Theft250%1%

Weather History for Mint Hill, North Carolina

Mint Hill, North Carolina Basic Temperatue and Weather (30 year averages)
MonthNumber of Days below zero (degrees)Number of Days 0-20's (degrees)Number of Days 20's (degrees)Number of Days 30's (degrees)Number of Days 40's (degrees)Number of Days 50's (degrees)Number of Days 60's (degrees)Number of Days 70's (degrees)Number of Days 80's (degrees)Number of Days 90's+ (degrees)
Average year00000104637410421
Realistic temperatures, taking into account precipitation, amount of sunlight during the day, winds during the day, and humidity during hot days.

MonthNumber of Days below zero (degrees)Number of Days 0-20's (degrees)Number of Days 20's (degrees)Number of Days 30's (degrees)Number of Days 40's (degrees)Number of Days 50's (degrees)Number of Days 60's (degrees)Number of Days 70's (degrees)Number of Days 80's (degrees)Number of Days 90's+ (degrees)
Average year000148136456211314

How many hot humid days a year does Mint Hill, North Carolina have?
How many cloudy days a year does Mint Hill, North Carolina have?
How many sunny days a year does Mint Hill, North Carolina have? How sunny is it?
How many windy days a year does Mint Hill, North Carolina have? How windy is it?
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MonthNumber of hot, humid daysNumber of very windy daysNumber of windy daysNumber of somewhat windy daysNumber of calm daysNumber of clear daysNumber of moderately cloudly daysNumber of somewhat cloudy daysNumber of very cloudy days
Average year1140331331991104685119

(Note: Humidity, wind, and cloudcover information is based on (a) 30 year averages and in many cases (b) a large nearby weather station. If you're in an area with a lot of "micro climates" actual conditions may vary.)

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Sources of information: Census, FBI Crime Statistics, NOAA
Disclaimer: The information presented here are for the general population, assume the same rate of crime in the future, and an evenly distributed amount of crime throughout the city in question. They are not meant to accurately predict whether one person in particular will be a victim of crime. Percentages are based on the population of the city/town in question, except for burglaries, which are based on the number of households.