When southern charm meets the city life, that’s when you get Charlotte, North Carolina. As North Carolina’s largest city, Charlotte is the 17th largest populated city in the United States. Those who reside in Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans". With a young and bustling crowd, Charlotte is a major financial city for the U.S., making it the second largest financial center behind New York City. Headquarters for Bank of America and Wells Fargo East Coast operations are based in Charlotte. Charlotte has 199 neighborhoods surrounding the Uptown area. Southeast Charlotte is known as the largest area in the city and is home to many golf communities, luxury developments, churches and private schools. Since the 1980s, Uptown Charlotte has undergone massive construction of buildings housing Hearst Corporation, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Duke Energy, multiple hotels, and several condos.