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See what makes Lake Norman unique


North Carolina is a Right-to-Work state with a corporate tax rate that is the lowest corporate tax rate among all the southern states at 2.5%, as of January 2019.


Lake Norman has a total population of 103,880. Our residents have some of the highest education levels in the state, resulting in a population that is educated and well-qualified.


Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in North Carolina with 520 miles of shoreline. The area's mild, four season climate makes for perfect year-round fun!


Charlotte-Douglas International Airport has 730 daily departures and offers direct non-stop flights to 175 destinations, including 33 international destinations.

about lned

Lake Norman Economic Development is responsible for improving the quality of life for residents through the expansion of the tax base by attracting new capital investment and creating new, highly skilled jobs for the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville.

Residents with a High School Diploma

Residents with a Bachelors Degree

Labor Force Participation Rate (16+ years old)

Average Town Population Growth from 2010 - 2016

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Fast Facts

Fortune 500 Companies Headquartered within the Charlotte Region

Median Age of Lake Norman workers

Miles of Shoreline on Lake Norman

Daily Airport Depatures at Charlotte Douglas


Latest News

Local educators gain insight on career options for students

Local educators engaged in preparing today’s students for future careers got a first-hand look at the operations of some of north Mecklenburg’s advanced industries during a recent outing organized by Lake Norman Economic Development (LNED).


OMB site part of 'increased interest' for Cornelius development

Changes to what will become a north Mecklenburg facility for The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery are taking shapre at the north end of Zion Avenue. 


2019 Trailblazer: Gina Sloan with Microban

A day in the life of Gina Sloan involves a lot of stinky behavior. The Wake Forest University Ph.D. is the director of innovations at Microban International Inc., a Huntersville-based research organization specializing in odor-control science and creating products that kill bacteria. 

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Huntersville, NC 28078