At 2.67 persons per household, Huntersville exceeds the national average of 2.61 persons per household. This is consistent with the low median age, 35.2 years, of Huntersville’s population, compared with the U.S. average of 37.2 years and the high percentage of residents under five years old, 8.4%, versus the national average of 6.5%.
Table H-5 compares the number of persons per household in Huntersville with surrounding communities, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and the U.S.
| Huntersville|| 2.67|
| Cornelius|| 2.312|
| Davidson|| 2.303|
| Mecklenburg County|| 2.40|
| North Carolina|| 2.48|
| U.S.|| 2.60|
¹U.S. Census Data
²2008 U.S. Census Data
Average home sizes in the U.S. have increased from 953 square feet in 1950 to 2,438 square feet in 2009. In Huntersville, the average size home built in 2009 was 2,672 square feet, which was nearly 10% larger than the national average.
Table H-6 shows the average size of homes built in Huntersville since 2001 as compared with the U.S. and the south region.
|Year||Average Square Foot Huntersville||Average Square Foot U.S.||Average Square Foot South|
These figures indicate that over the last two full years of reporting, the average home size in the US and south region has been decreasing. The table also shows the average home size in Huntersville is approximately 9% larger than that constructed in the US and south region.
Citizen Survey: 61% of survey respondents indicated that they thought Huntersville was a good or excellent place to retire.