Charlotte has both old-fashioned southern charm and high-energy cosmopolitan bustle. You will still hear “y'all” dropped into casual conversation, but Charlotte is a metro area on the rise, and has its own culture, culinary sophistication and unique feel that's making it a more enticing place for people from all over the world to settle down. This melting pot effect makes Charlotte an easy area to break into. Charlotte is the most populous city in North Carolina with a population of roughly 900,000 People. Uptown is the largest business district for both Charlotte and the Carolinas. The term “Up-Town” referring to the geographic location of Tryon and Trade Street and is split into four neighborhoods or wards.