The rapid growth in Huntersville since 1990 has fueled a single-family housing boom that has vaulted the community from a small former mill town to a thriving suburban center. Table H-1 below illustrates the tremendous residential growth that has occurred in Huntersville during this time.
Table H-1 - Residential Growth Since 1990
Source: U.S Census
Table H-2 shows the breakdown of new building permits for single and multi-family dwellings since 2000. As can be seen from this table, the peak of new residential construction was in 2006 when 1,291 single and multi-family units were permitted. The lowest number of residential permits issued in the past decade was in 2010 when only 232 single-family permits and no multi-family permits were issued.
Table H-2 - Single-Family and Multi-Family New Units (2000 - 2010)