Friday, March 5, 2010

A Taste of Mint (Mint Hill, NC)

Are you looking for that picture-perfect town to settle down and buy a home in? We think we have a contender for you. Mint Hill is a town in Mecklenburg and Union counties, on the outskirts of Charlotte, North Carolina. Incorporated March 11, 1971 with a population of just 2,284 residents, the town has enjoyed a steady growth to its current population of about 18,000.

This quaint little North Carolina town was first settled in 1750, and over the years its comfortable growth has built an immense community spirit and pride. Community and family are important to all Mint Hill residents. Mint Hill is an active and engaged populace, with citizens able to pick from a wide selection of churches and excellent schools. But that is not he only factor that makes Mint Hill an incredible town for families. This little hamlet also has some of the state’s best recreational facilities including private and public golf courses and country clubs.

While Mint Hill is primarily a residential community, it is gifted with a wonderful business district and shopping area. Mint Hill’s merchant’s and business owners are valued members of the community, providing great services at small town prices. Small business growth in Mint Hill is also on the rise – with new restaurants, bistros, stores, and services appearing every month. Small business owners will find a supportive town and a helpful community if they are interested in setting up shop!

But back to the family…Nearly half of the households in Mint Hill have kids under 18, and nearly 3/4 s of the town is married couples living together. These are great figures for traditional families, but Mint Hill isn’t just Donna Reed’s dream-come-true…Mint Hill is progressive and welcomes all types of families, non-traditional, mixed and modern. Mint Hill has programs for single residents and single-parents, and this non-judgemental community is supportive and happy to embrace people from different lifestyles and cultures.

Let’s talk money for a minute…The median income for a household in Mint Hill is over $60K, place in the community comfortably in the middle class. This is important to remember, when thinking of the cost-of-living in Mint Hill. It is an affordable town, with people who understand the joy’s of working-hard and hard-earned money.

I’m sure you’ve got a million more questions on Mint Hill. We encourage you to take a day trip to Mint Hill, ask us question, or begin to look at properties. Even in this less-than-stellar economy, Mint Hill’s fantastic bargains and lovely homes are going fast! Let’s make you a community member soon!

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