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A Charlotte area code is perfect for any business looking to expand in North Carolina. Access area code 704 and 980 with Nextiva digital phone systems! Are you ready to grow your business in North Carolina? If so, it’s time to consider connecting to area code 704 and 980. The Charlotte area code has an estimated population of 842,000 people and covers 297 square miles, making it the biggest city in North Carolina.
Charlotte is located in Mecklenburg County in the western part of the state. 12 counties in the state are served by area code 704 and 980, including Anson, Lincoln, Rowan, Stanly, Union, and others. Charlotte, North Carolina is located 167 miles from the state capital of Raleigh, and 130 miles from the popular mountain city of Asheville.
Charlotte was originally the home of the Catawba Indian Tribe, and was first colonized by Scots-Irish and German settlers. It was settled in 1755 and incorporated in 1768, and the city was one of the first to declare their independence from British rule before the American Revolution. The Charlotte area code first grew from a small gold rush in the area, and then again with the rise of cotton and a railroad built through the city in 1880. The establishment of Camp Green during World War II helped it continue the population surge, and it now sits as the most populous city in the state of North Carolina.
There are six Fortune 500 companies in the Charlotte area code. They are Bank of America, Lowe’s, Duke Energy, Sealed Air Corp., Sonic Automotive, and Nucor. Bank of America is the second largest financial institution in the country, and Charlotte has the third most banking assets in the US after New York City and San Francisco.
Area code 704 and 980 has a diverse economy, and a second major industry in Charlotte is motorsports. Almost 75% of the entire NASCAR industry is located in Charlotte, including teams, employees, speedways, and more.
The city has also recently been nicknamed “The New Energy Capital” because over 26,000 people in the Charlotte area code are employed by the energy sector at businesses like Westinghouse, AREVA, Electric Power Research Institute. Other major employers in the city include the Carolinas Healthcare System and Wells Fargo.
The economy in area code 704 and 980 is strong, and the unemployment rate is 4.5%, below the national average of 5.2% Job growth in the Charlotte area code over the next ten years is predicted at 42%. The average household income in the city is $53,000, which matches the US average as well. The three most common occupations for residents in the Charlotte area code are health care and social assistance, finance and insurance, and retail trade.
Charlotte was listed on the Forbes ranking of “Best Places for Businesses and Careers” in 2013. The same publication also chose it at #8 on “The Next Biggest Boom Towns in the US” in 2011 and #18 on the list of “America’s 20 Fastest Growing Cities” in 2013. Major events in Charlotte every year include the Annual Charlotte-Metro ISSA Summit and the Charlotte Speed Street Festival.
Nextiva digital phone systems can connect your business with the local economy in Charlotte, North Carolina. Just purchase a Charlotte area code and you’ll get instant activation. No extra equipment is needed, so all you have to do is choose the phone number you want or roll the area code onto your existing number. Then you can take calls to your Charlotte area code on your smartphone, desktop computer, and even on tablets no matter where in the country your business is located.
Nextiva VoIP services come with powerful standard PBX features, which means that when you purchase area code 704 and 980 for your business you also get access to voicemail to email services, conference call capabilities, and call recording. Additionally, you can use the Nextiva Auto Attendant pre-recorded and responsive software to get your customers where they need to go. The software eliminates the need for a receptionist while also giving your company a professional impression to every caller.
Whether your business is big or small, the NextOS software makes managing your Charlotte area code easier than ever. You can see all of your users, features, and even your billing in one place. Keep your calls and customers organized in NextOS, or upgrade to Nextiva Analytics for an in-depth report and understanding of your customer base.
Growing your business is easy with Nextiva by your side. Expand into new markets with new area codes, and use the flexible upgrade systems to add numbers and extensions only when you’re ready.
Finally, rest easy knowing that all of the packages come with affordable pricing and transparent billing. The no-hidden-fee guarantee means that you always understand what you’re paying for, and there are never extra charges. If you ever have questions about payments or troubleshooting an issue, the Amazing Service customer support team is here to help. The 100% in-house team is available seven days a week to answer your questions and walk you through any problems you may have.
What are you waiting for? Nextiva VoIP services are ready to help you tap into the local economy in area code 704 and 980. Grow with the existing customer base and market to a new audience with a Charlotte area code. You’ll get instant activation, an easy pricing structure, access to the NextOS software and PBX features, and a customer support team that always has your back. Just call Nextiva today to get started!