University Park, Charlotte, NC

University Park Neighborhood Guide Charlotte, NC

About

University Park is a lively neighborhood located in the northern part of Charlotte, North Carolina. The area is known for its diverse offerings of entertainment, dining, and shopping options. It is conveniently located near the intersection of I-85 and I-77, offering easy access to the rest of the city. The neighborhood is also home to the popular University Park Creative Arts Elementary School.

What You Will Love about University Park, Charlotte, North Carolina

  • The area's diversity, mixing a variety of cultures, cuisines, and entertainment experiences.
  • Easy access to major highways makes commuting in and out of the city a breeze.
  • The sense of community and friendliness among residents.
  • The variety of outdoor spaces and parks for recreation and relaxation.

What’s Nearby

University Park is a short drive from the heart of Charlotte, home to a host of attractions such as the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the Bank of America Stadium. The neighborhood is also in the close vicinity to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the Northlake Mall, offering a mix of educational opportunities and retail therapy.

Lifestyle

University Park is an inviting neighborhood with a warm sense of community. Residents enjoy a suburban feel with a mix of families, young professionals, and students. The area offers a number of recreational facilities and green spaces, making it a great place for those who enjoy an active, outdoor lifestyle.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 16 restaurants, 7 grocery stores, and 5 parks within a mile of the University Park neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Classic Coffee Concepts

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1016 Montana Dr

  • GROCERY
    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    2123 Beatties Ford Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Total Distribution

    Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.9 miles

    900 N Hoskins Rd

  • GROCERY
    Latda Asian Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    3403 Brookshire Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Independent Beverage

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Stores

    1.1 miles

    816 Lawton Rd

  • GROCERY
    West Trade Mini Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    2501 W Trade St

University Park Apartments and Rentals

26 Rental properties in University Park, Charlotte, NC.

  • Birch Townhomes property

    $1,150+

    Birch Townhomes

    2–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    980–1018 Sqft

    9 Units Available

  • 2126 Allium Dr property

    $2,200

    2126 Allium Dr

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    1613 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1936 St Mark St property

    $1,695

    1936 St Mark St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    768 Sqft

    Available Now

  • 1601 Maribel Ave #1 property

    $1,925

    1601 Maribel Ave #1

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    Available Now

  • 2518 Pitts Dr property

    $1,750

    2518 Pitts Dr

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    1321 Sqft

    Available Now

  • 2909 Southwest Blvd property

    $1,795

    2909 Southwest Blvd

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    976 Sqft

    Available Now

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%

University Park Demographics

people in their homes

University Park Reviews

people smiling
  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 14 of 16 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 13 of 16 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 13 of 16 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 13 of 16 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 12 of 16 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 11 of 16 renters

University Park Transportation

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CSX

Train Stop

601 N Hoskins Rd

Transflo

Train Stop

601 N Hoskins Rd

Source: foursquare.com

University Park Schools

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