Huntersville, North Carolina Population 2021

59,870
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Huntersville is a city located in Mecklenburg County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 59,870, it is the 17th largest city in North Carolina and the 640th largest city in the United States . Huntersville is currently growing at a rate of 1.50% annually and its population has increased by 28.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,773 in 2010. Huntersville reached it's highest population of 59,870 in 2021. Spanning over 41 miles, Huntersville has a population density of 1,470 people per square mile.

The average household income in Huntersville is $120,733 with a poverty rate of 4.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,305 per month, and the median house value is $301,500. The median age in Huntersville is 37.4 years, 37 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Huntersville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Huntersville was:

  • White: 80.16%
  • Black or African American: 12.46%
  • Asian: 2.79%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Other race: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Huntersville, North Carolina is 59,870 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 57,212.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 46,773.

Huntersville, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,87280.16%
Black or African American6,97712.46%
Asian1,5642.79%
Two or More Races1,5182.71%
Some Other Race9261.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1230.22%
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Huntersville Population by Race

Huntersville Population Pyramid $2021

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Huntersville Median Age

37.4


Total

37


Male

37.9


Female

Huntersville Adults

There are 40,371 adults, (5,690 of whom are seniors) in Huntersville.

Huntersville Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Huntersville Sex Ratio

Female

28,515

50.94%

Male

27,465

49.06%

Huntersville Population by Age

Huntersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Huntersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All74.7%25.3%
Female55.3%44.7%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Male52.9%47.1%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Huntersville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,0742.7774.7
Married12,6053.386.7
Non Family5,1141.2854.5
Female1,7063.2155.3
Male6493.2652.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Huntersville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3630.98%
9th to 12th Grade9332.51%
High School Graduate4,88513.12%
Some College6,70118.00%
Associates Degree3,5729.59%
Bachelors Degree14,02337.67%
Graduate Degree6,75218.14%
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Huntersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Huntersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29,14228,40616,965
Black4,0353,8811,978
Hispanic2,0701,692577
Asian1,0941,050805
2+ Races859859389
Other Race525408111
Native American939353

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.58%.

Huntersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,143$75,625$45,716
Less Than 9th Grade$31,067$38,418$16,004
High School Graduate$34,070$50,922$21,097
Some College$41,236$53,855$30,303
Bachelors Degree$75,247$95,618$56,623
Graduate Degree$81,416$115,394$57,765

$59,143

Average Earnings

$75,625

Average Male

$45,716

Average Female

Huntersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Huntersville Language by Age

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Huntersville Language

90.71% of Huntersville residents speak only English, while 9.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Huntersville Language

Huntersville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,9541,2312.93%
Black6,86871510.41%
Hispanic3,7433098.26%
Other92624025.92%
Multiple1,518654.28%
Asian1,564402.56%
Native12310.81%

4.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.98%

Male Poverty Rate

4.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Huntersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Huntersville is Other, with 25.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Huntersville is Native, with 0.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.85%.

Huntersville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.51%
High School6.49%
Some College5.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%

Huntersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed18.98%
Female Unemployed16.64%
Female Employed2.45%
Male Employed1.17%

Huntersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Huntersville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$102,016$120,733
Families$117,363$137,135
Married Families$128,514-
Non Families$56,226$69,770
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Income by Household Type

Huntersville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Huntersville Married by Age and Sex

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Huntersville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Huntersville Marital Status by Race

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Huntersville Marital Status

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2,548

Number of Veterans

2,408

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam774
First Gulf War718
Second Gulf War510
Korea87
World War II46

Huntersville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54852
65 to 74624
55 to 64537
75+331
18 to 34204

Huntersville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1656.58%
Black3216.82%
Hispanic371.62%
Asian373.32%
2+ Races252.53%

Huntersville Veterans by Race

Huntersville Veterans by Education

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3.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Huntersville Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Huntersville Employment by Age

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Huntersville Employment by Race

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Huntersville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.95%

Born in Huntersville

91.97%

Native Born

8.03%

Foreign Born

4.33%

Non Citizen

3.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.97% of Huntersville residents were born in the United States, with 36.95% having been born in North Carolina. 4.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Huntersville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202159,8708861.50%
202058,9848861.53%
201958,0988861.55%
201857,2128271.47%
201756,3851,1122.01%
201655,2732,3004.34%
201552,9731,2452.41%
201451,7281,0552.08%
201350,6731,2492.53%
201249,4241,2402.57%
201148,1841,0812.29%
201047,10322,1436.56%
200024,96021,94623.54%
19903,0141,7148.77%
19801,300-200-1.42%
19701,5005004.14%
19601,0002001.12%
19408000.00%

Huntersville Population by Year