Business in Charlotte, NC Region
Facts & Stats
Rank of Charlotte USA among the nation’s banking centers
The 16-county Charlotte USA region is home to nine Fortune 500 companies and 900 international companies. Top industries in Charlotte USA include energy, banking and finance, aerospace and defense, life sciences, and film production. The 2.7 million population Charlotte region is a hub of NASCAR and motorsports business, Charlotte Douglas International Airport and more than two dozen colleges and universities, major health-care systems and world-class arts, cultural and recreation attractions that give it a highly regarded quality of life.