The Commonwealth area of Charlotte is just south of Charlotte Country Club and about four miles east of Center City. The origins of Commonwealth date back to just before World War II. Residents enjoy ready access to a variety of local parks, and the Evergreen Nature Preserve lies just to the east. The community attracts an ethnically and culturally diverse population, including those that have come to Charlotte from other countries. The neighborhood includes sub-$100,000 homes along with some that are priced at over $200,000. The average selling price for Commonwealth homes is $180,043, which is substantially lower than the overall Charlotte average selling price of $233,505. Only a modest number of homes are sold in the Commonwealth neighborhood each year. The monthly average is 0.6 homes.