CHARLOTTE, N.C. — QUESTION: Is there a higher demand than normal for nannies in Charlotte?
ANSWER: Yes, there is currently a higher demand for nannies. Experts point to the covid 19, unemployment, and parents getting back to the workplace as part of the issue.
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According to preliminary data from the US Census Bureau, North Carolina saw a population growth of about a million people from 2010.
"There are a lot of people moving to the Charlotte area," said Miller.
Miller, the owner of Charlottes Best Nanny Agency, compares finding a nanny to the current housing market.
"It a highly competitive market right now for nannies; it's the most completive market we have seen in the last nine years," said Miller.
Currently, Miller has about 30 families on the waiting list for a nanny; she said families could wait up to about eight weeks.
"I would say that there is a great demand on the market. There are probably more families than there are nannies in the area," said Miller.
According to Miller, just like many other industries, Covid-19, unemployment and population growth has made it more difficult to find a Nanny.
"It has a lot to do with the Covid 19 pandemic, and just like I said, people going from group settings to an In-home demand I think that has put a significant demand on the area," said Miller.
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