52.7% of Charlotte Apartment Hunters Are Looking To Move Away

Apartment List just published their quarterly renter migration report, shedding new light on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting moving trends. This interactive mapping tool analyzes proprietary data from millions of user searches spanning July through September to determine where Americans are looking to make their next move. Nearly 40% of users searching on our platform in Q3 were looking to move to a new metro, well above pre-pandemic benchmarks.
Key insights for Charlotte include:
  • 52.7% of apartment hunters currently living in Charlotte are looking to move elsewhere. Raleigh is the most popular destination among these renters.
  • 37.2% of those looking for a place to live in Charlotte are searching from outside the metro. The most common source of renters looking to move to Charlotte from elsewhere is Atlanta.
  • For context, nearly 40% of apartment hunters nationwide are searching for somewhere to live outside of their current metro.

Check out the full report here for more detailed data and to explore trends for major metro areas around the country.