Lake Norman

Lake Norman

A popular destination for boating, fishing, water sports, and other outdoor activities. 

Welcome to Lake Norman

Lake Norman, located in northern Mecklenburg County, is a vibrant lakeside community that offers residents and visitors a chance to enjoy various water activities and embrace a relaxed lifestyle. Comprised of the towns of Cornelius, Mooresville, Huntersville, and Denver, Lake Norman is known for its beautiful shoreline and recreational opportunities.
 
As a man-made lake, Lake Norman provides the perfect backdrop for a day of fun and adventure. Whether you prefer dining dockside, chartering a pontoon boat to explore the lake, or simply relaxing on the sandy shores, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
 
The area boasts a variety of waterfront restaurants that offer stunning lake views and a menu filled with delicious, made-from-scratch dishes. These year-round dining options allow visitors to soak in the beauty of the lake while indulging in tasty meals.
 
Lake Norman is a popular destination for boating, fishing, water sports, and other outdoor activities. 
 
With its flip-flop-friendly atmosphere and a plethora of boat docks, Lake Norman truly captures the essence of lakeside living. Whether you're a resident or a visitor, spending time on Lake Norman offers a memorable experience and a chance to appreciate the beauty and recreational opportunities that the lake and its surrounding towns have to offer.

Overview for Lake Norman, NC

212,174 people live in Lake Norman, 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, NC

There's plenty to do around Lake Norman, 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 CoCo Couture, Perfect Form Pilates, and Gracie Lake Norman.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.86 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.02 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.24 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.28 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Norman, NC

Lake Norman 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 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 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

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Lake Norman, NC

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Lake Norman. 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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