Lake Norman/Huntersville

This peaceful, family-friendly community features North Carolina’ largest manmade lake.
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Welcome to Lake Norman/Huntersville

This peaceful, family-friendly community features North Carolina’s largest manmade lake.
 
Less than 20 miles from Uptown Charlotte, Lake Norman, the largest manmade lake in North Carolina, features a surrounding residential community that is rich in culture, history, and community events.
 
There’s a mix of single-family homes and condos—all in a range of prices, sizes, and styles. Each address gives residents access to 520 miles of shoreline, and some homes feature boat storage and slips. There are swimming pools and tennis courts, too, and an on-site golf course surrounds some communities.
 
Nearby Huntersville features a mix of residences and retail, as well as many historic cultural attractions. There are plenty of dining and shopping options, and parks offer an up-close and personal relationship with nature. Community events and festivals gather residents together annually.
 

What to Love

  • The waterfront views

  • Great amenities

  • Proximity to Uptown

  • Stately homes
 

People & Lifestyle

Families are abundant in Lake Norman/Huntersville, and the lifestyle is active: kayaking, fishing, boating, and swimming are a way of life here.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Lake Norman/Huntersville residents shop at Northlake Mall, which is located just north of Center City. Frankie’s Amusement Park, an indoor and outdoor venue with rides and arcade games, is a family favorite, and Primal Brewery, which brews and serves a variety of craft beer, keeps the adults busy. 131 Main Restaurant offers upscale fare in a gas-lamp-lit atmosphere.
 

Things to Do

Lake Norman State Park features a popular mountain biking network, offering 30.5 miles of trails. There’s also a beach and bathhouse here, as well as a family campground. Davidson Farmers Market operates year-round next to the town hall between Main and Jackson streets, and many Lake Norman residents frequent the Renaissance Festival, a 25-acre renaissance-themed amusement park and one of the largest Renaissance fairs in America. 
 

Schools

Lake Norman/Huntersville is home to some excellent schools. Some top educational opportunities include:
 
  • Davidson College: a private liberal arts college that enrolls 1,843 students from 48 states and 47 countries. 

Overview for Lake Norman/Huntersville, NC

212,174 people live in Lake Norman/Huntersville, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $52,484. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

212,174

Total Population

43 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$52,484

Average individual Income

Around Lake Norman/Huntersville, NC

There's plenty to do around Lake Norman/Huntersville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

19
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Winestore, K Craft Beer and Wine, and Gracie Lake Norman.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.99 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.06 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.02 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.24 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Norman/Huntersville, NC

Lake Norman/Huntersville has 83,272 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Norman/Huntersville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 212,174 people call Lake Norman/Huntersville home. The population density is 1,603.664 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

212,174

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43

Median Age

48.77 / 51.23%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
83,272

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$52,484

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lake Norman/Huntersville, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Lake Norman/Huntersville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Troutman Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Davidson K-8 School
PUBLIC
K - 7th
5/5
Torrence Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Merancas Middle College-CPCC
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lake Norman Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Community School of Davidson
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
William Amos Hough High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Mark Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Bonnie Cone Classical Academy
PUBLIC
K - 7th
4/5
Cornelius Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Huntersville Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
J.V. Washam Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Davidson Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Davidson Green School
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
Langtree Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Goddard School Of Mooresville
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Trillium Springs Montessori
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Rock Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Woodland Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Chesterbrook Academy At Birkdale
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Hope Christian Academy
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
West Lake Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 7th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Lake Norman Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Lincoln Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Liberty Preparatory Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available

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