Fontana Lake

Overview for Fontana Lake, NC

8,661 people live in Fontana Lake, where the median age is 46.4 and the average individual income is $27,678. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,661

Total Population

46.4 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$27,678

Average individual Income

Around Fontana Lake, NC

There's plenty to do around Fontana Lake, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

6
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
8
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Kallisto Restaurant And Lounge, Alarka Marina, and Rolling Thunder River Co.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.01 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 2.61 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.62 miles 76 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 3.7 miles 38 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Fontana Lake, NC

Fontana Lake has 3,390 households, with an average household size of 2.52. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fontana Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,661 people call Fontana Lake home. The population density is 62.05 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,661

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46.4

Median Age

46.15 / 53.85%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,390

Total Households

2.52

Average Household Size

$27,678

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Fontana Lake, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Fontana Lake. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Cherokee Extension School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Swain County Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Swain County East Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Swain County High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Swain County West Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
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