Troutman, home to nearly 2500 residents and nestled on the Carolina Piedmont, embraces the quintessential small-town spirit that gives it such distinct charm.
Troutman residents, with a median age of 38, though, bring a youthful, progressive energy to the town and enjoy easy access to the multitude of jobs and entertainment options that Troutman’s close proximity to Charlotte, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem offer.
Life in Troutman is about:
- Relaxing by the beautiful, calming waters of Lake Norman while unwinding from a hectic work day
- Taking a break to chat with a neighbor you know by name
- Enjoying local events that truly connect residents and foster a sense of community
- Taking a step back from the hustle and bustle of a big city life
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,592 people, 638 households, and 449 families residing in the town. The population density was 765.5 people per square mile (295.5/km2). There were 695 housing units at an average density of 334.2 per square mile (129.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 70.73% White, 28.02% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.