Sherrills Ford, NC Overview

The unincorporated community of Sherrills Ford is located near the western shore of Lake Norman in the eastern quadrant of the county. Whether you choose this panoramic lake recreational area as a place to live or to play, you will discover a small-town setting in Sherrills Ford. In spite of the growth trend prevalent in recent years, this area has managed to retain its original close-knit spirit. Since downtown Charlotte is an easy 20-minute commute from the lake, many who choose to live in Sherrills Ford are commuters to employment centers in the city. Others consider this scenic area with its premier recreational amenities as a weekend retreat. Excellent public and private schools serve the area, including the nearby University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Lake Norman Medical Center enjoys a state-of-the-art facility in Mooresville. The trend in residential communities in this area is a "hometown atmosphere" that provides recreational facilities, shops, restaurants, and services linked by sidewalks and greenways.


Population Growth (since 2000) 55%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 252.00
Household Size (ppl) 2.435
Households w/ Children 26%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover 0%
5+ Years in Residency 31%
Median Year in Residency 3.5

Housing Inventory

Sherrills Ford, NC Housing Inventory 430 625 2,200 2,200 430 2,200

Market Overview

156 listings with an estimated median price of $425,000

Price Count
$0 - 100K 4
$100K - 200K 9
$200K - 300K 12
$300K - 400K 50
$400K - 500K 26
$500K - 600K 3
$600K - 700K 7
$700K - 800K 10
$800K - 900K 6
$900K - 1M 6
$1M - Max 23
Property Type Count
Single Family 77
Townhouse 44
Commercial 1
Rental 12
Lots and Land 34

(Data as of 9/23/2023)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Sherrills Ford, NC Population Demographics

Total: 6,404


Median Age: 47.18

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Sherrills Ford, NC Temperature

Weather Risk

Sherrills Ford, NC Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Sherrills Ford, NC Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Sherrills Ford, NC Highest Education Level Attained 1,316 1,061 300 291 82 450 1,102 1,316 1,061 291 82 450

Employment and Finance


Sherrills Ford, NC Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $74,465)

Sherrills Ford, NC Income by dollar range 90 91 73 113 43 134 100 162 81 171 266 446 274 186 319 44 19 17

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Sherrills Ford, NC Crime

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