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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.

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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 Departures at Charlotte Douglas


Latest News

16 things to eat, drink and do in Cornelius, including pontoon rentals and brewery hopping

The vibrant lakeside town of Cornelius, just 30 minutes north of Charlotte, offers waterfront views and plentiful local dining options.

It’s no wonder the suburb has attracted a lot of homeowners from out of state this year.

We’ve rounded up 16 fun things to do in the quaint town of Cornelius.


Huntersville capitalizing on boom in speculative industrial development

When Ryan McDaniels took over as executive director of Lake Norman Economic Development in 2013, Huntersville had no speculative industrial space. Now, he said the town has more than 4 million square feet of speculative space in planning, under review or under construction.


Beacon of hope for the world, right here in Mooresville

The Skywater technology is a product of Davidson-based Boomerang Water, which specializes in on-site, small-batch bottling systems that clean, fill and cap reusable glass and aluminum bottles with purified drinking water. 

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Huntersville, NC 28078