Huntersville, NC
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Living in Huntersville

Huntersville is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 61,376 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Huntersville is the 16th largest community in North Carolina. Huntersville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Huntersville, where the median household income is $100,789.00.

Huntersville real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Huntersville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Huntersville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Huntersville is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntersville who work in management occupations (17.47%), sales jobs (13.45%), and business and financial occupations (12.36%).

Also of interest is that Huntersville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.89% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Huntersville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Huntersville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Huntersville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.23 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Huntersville is a pretty powerful place. 53.86% of the adults in Huntersville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Huntersville in 2018 was $45,157, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,628 for a family of four.

Huntersville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Huntersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Huntersville include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Huntersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.