Highland Creek, Charlotte, NC

Highland Creek Neighborhood Guide Charlotte, NC

About

Highland Creek is a vibrant neighborhood located in northeast Charlotte, North Carolina, straddling the Mecklenburg and Cabarrus County lines. The neighborhood is bisected by the bustling Periscope Boulevard and conveniently placed near the I-485 highway, providing easy access to the rest of Charlotte. Notable for its eponymous Highland Creek Golf Club, the area is a haven for golf enthusiasts. It also features an array of parks, trails, and community centers, making it a popular spot for families and outdoor aficionados.

What You Will Love About Highland Creek, Charlotte, North Carolina

  • A wide variety of recreational opportunities including an 18-hole championship golf course, swimming pools, tennis courts, and playgrounds.
  • The neighborhood is surrounded by numerous parks and green spaces, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • The community holds regular neighborhood events and activities, fostering a strong sense of togetherness among the residents.

What’s Nearby

Highland Creek is adjacent to Concord Mills, the largest shopping mall in North Carolina, which boasts a wide range of retail stores, restaurants, and an IMAX theater. The neighborhood is also in close proximity to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, making it a convenient place for students and faculty members. Downtown Charlotte is a short drive away, offering diverse entertainment and dining options.

Lifestyle

Highland Creek offers an active lifestyle centered around outdoor activities and community interaction. The area is perfect for those who enjoy golfing, hiking, and other recreational activities. Additionally, the neighborhood is known for its family-friendly environment, with highly-rated schools, safe streets, and an array of kid-friendly facilities.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 53 restaurants, 10 grocery stores, and 4 parks within a mile of the Highland Creek neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    13108 Eastfield Rd

  • GROCERY
    Harris Teeter

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    5810 Highland Shoppes Dr

  • GROCERY
    Farm Fresh Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    1.4 miles

    6036 Prosperity Church Rd

  • GROCERY
    Rice N’ Spice Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.4 miles

    10070 Edison Square Dr NW

  • GROCERY
    Aldi

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.5 miles

    5817 Prosperity Church Rd

  • GROCERY
    Publix

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.5 miles

    10110 Benfield Rd

Highland Creek Apartments and Rentals

83 Rental properties in Highland Creek, Charlotte, NC.

  • Avalon Highland Creek property

    $1,349+

    Avalon Highland Creek

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    785–1891 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Pointe at Prosperity Village Apartments property

    $1,445+

    Pointe at Prosperity Village Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    657–1684 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Abode at Parkside property

    $2,355+

    Abode at Parkside

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1573–1601 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Bexley Square At Concord Mills Luxury Apartments property

    $1,214+

    Bexley Square At Concord Mills Luxury Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    733–1239 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Reserve at Stone Hollow property

    $1,230+

    Reserve at Stone Hollow

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    829–1207 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Highland Ridge Apartments property

    $1,365+

    Highland Ridge Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    601–1697 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
1.1%
10.5%
utilities
5%
11.9%
food
0.8%
0.2%
transportation
0.3%
6%
healthcare
0.6%
9.8%

Highland Creek Demographics

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Highland Creek Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 20 of 21 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 20 of 21 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 19 of 21 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 18 of 21 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 16 of 21 renters

  • Quiet Area

    Yes

    Say 16 of 21 renters

Highland Creek Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

15/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

25/100
Bike Score®

Highland Creek Schools

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