Huntersville, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Huntersville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Huntersville had a population of 58,759 as of July 1, 2018. Huntersville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Huntersville is located at latitude 35.4058 and longitude -80.874 in Mecklenburg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Huntersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 39.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Mecklenburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.

The Town of Huntersville (GNIS ID: 2405873) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Huntersville is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Mecklenburg County.

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Huntersville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 58,759
Population in Households 58,473
Population in Familes 50,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density2 1,474
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $91,005
Average Household Income $114,777
Per Capita Income $42,316


Total Housing Units 22,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,558 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,108 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 689 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $272,355
Average Home Value $310,645


Total Households 21,666
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 15,606
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.8% 2.01%
Households 2.68% 1.91%
Families 2.67% 1.9%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Huntersville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huntersville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 16 98th
Population Density # 93 88th
Diversity Index # 383 48th
Median Household Income # 13 98th
Per Capita Income # 36 95th

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