Huntersville

Huntersville

A mix of urban and suburban living, with a variety of shopping and entertainment options.

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Welcome to Huntersville

Suburban Comfort of Lake Norman


Perched on the southern tip of Lake Norman and just a stone's throw from Charlotte, Huntersville, NC, presents a harmonious blend of suburban comfort and urban convenience. With its proximity to major highways and public transportation, Huntersville ensures easy access to the bustling city of Charlotte while retaining its serene, community-oriented atmosphere. The town is renowned for its vibrant shopping and dining scene, particularly around the famed Birkdale Village, offering an upscale retail and culinary experience.

Huntersville's allure is further magnified by its access to Lake Norman's vast recreational opportunities and the town's commitment to green spaces and outdoor activities. Whether boating on the lake, exploring local parks, or enjoying a round of golf at one of the many clubs, there's no shortage of ways to enjoy the great outdoors. The town's strategic location, combined with its rich array of amenities, makes Huntersville a sought-after destination for those seeking a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.
 

What to Love

  • Lakeside Lifestyle: Proximity to Lake Norman offers endless recreational activities and stunning views.
  • Shopping and Dining Paradise: Birkdale Village and surrounding areas provide a premier shopping and dining experience.
  • Ease of Access: Convenient location with easy access to Charlotte, public transportation, and major highways.
  • Vibrant Community Life: A wide range of events, from the multiple area attractions, to local brewery tastings, fosters a strong community spirit.

Local Lifestyle

Life in Huntersville is an enchanting mix of leisurely lake days and lively urban explorations. Residents take pride in their town's balance between nature and modern conveniences, enjoying weekends filled with outdoor adventures at Lake Norman or shopping excursions in Birkdale Village. The community is active and welcoming, with gatherings, local farmers' markets, and festive events adding to the town's charm. Whether you're navigating the scenic trails at Latta Place Historic Site or savoring a craft beer, the lifestyle in Huntersville is about embracing the beauty of each day.
 

Dining and Shopping

Birkdale Village stands as Huntersville's crown jewel of retail and dining, offering an array of boutiques, eateries, and entertainment options in an inviting, open-air setting. Check out top shops like Apricot Lane, J. Jill, Kendra Scott, Williams-Sonoma, and more.

Link & Pin NorthCross delights diners with its innovative takes on classic American cuisine and steakhouse favorites, served in a chic, contemporary atmosphere. Don’t skip the artisanal cheese board, cowboy ribeye, dry-aged porterhouse, and more.

Waterbean Coffee offers a cozy retreat for coffee enthusiasts. With 14 locations in total, Huntersville is their largest, serving up expertly crafted beverages in a warm, welcoming environment.

For those with a sweet tooth, Crumbl - Huntersville has quickly become a local favorite, tempting visitors with its rotating selection of gourmet cookies and treats.

Primal Brewery Huntersville is a beloved local establishment where craft beer enthusiasts can gather to enjoy a wide selection of innovative brews in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. This brewery not only prides itself on its unique and flavorful beers but also serves as a community hub, hosting fun events like live shows, music bingo, weekly wine nights, throwback Thursdays, and more.
 

Entertainment and Things to Do

Step into a world of medieval magic and majesty at the Carolina Renaissance Festival, where artistry, entertainment, and a dash of history come alive in a sprawling event filled with performers, artisans, and culinary delights. This annual festival is a favorite, offering a unique opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Renaissance era.

Skybrook Golf Club is celebrated for its challenging yet beautiful course that offers golfers panoramic views of the North Carolina landscape, making each round a memorable experience. Another golfing paradise, NorthStone Country Club boasts a meticulously designed course that tests skill and strategy. Beyond golf, the club boasts premier amenities, including tennis courts, an aquatics complex, and dining options. In addition, Birkdale Golf Club provides golfers with yet another exceptional playing experience on a signature course designed by Arnold Palmer, known for its strategic layout and pristine conditions. The club is a staple of the Huntersville community.

Historic Rural Hill Cultural Center is more than just an event venue. Every year you can catch events such as the Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games, the North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival, the Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze, the Rural Hill Sheepdog Trials and Dog Festival, and more!

The Carolina Raptor Center is a fascinating attraction dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey, featuring live exhibits, educational displays, and rehabilitation programs. Visitors can get up close with majestic raptors, learn about their importance to the ecosystem, and support the center's mission to protect these magnificent creatures.


Overview for Huntersville, NC

60,166 people live in Huntersville, where the median age is 39.1 and the average individual income is $48,720. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

60,166

Total Population

39.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$48,720

Average individual Income

Around Huntersville, NC

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

48
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
40
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Murto Made Distillery, Cookies with an Accent, and Everest Gymnastics Training Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.41 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.9 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.95 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.52 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.83 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Huntersville, NC

Huntersville has 22,351 households, with an average household size of 2.68. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Huntersville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 60,166 people call Huntersville home. The population density is 1,455.3 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

60,166

Total Population

High

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

39.1

Median Age

49.95 / 50.05%

Men vs Women

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25-64 Years

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  • High School Degree
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22,351

Total Households

2.68

Average Household Size

$48,720

Average individual Income

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Huntersville, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby 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
Torrence Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Merancas Middle College-CPCC
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Mark Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Bonnie Cone Classical Academy
PUBLIC
K - 7th
4/5
Huntersville Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Chesterbrook Academy At Birkdale
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
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

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