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Davis, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Davis is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Davis Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Carteret County at latitude 34.7974 and longitude -76.4602. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Davis Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Davis, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 429
Population in Households 429
Population in Familes 349
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 197
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $145,122
Average Home Value $178,750


Median Household Income $38,908
Average Household Income $50,179
Per Capita Income $22,963
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.39% 0.69%
Households 0.62% 0.81%
Families -0.89% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Davis, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Davis to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 590 20th
Population Density1 # 643 13th
Diversity Index2 # 734 1st
Median Household Income # 372 50th
Per Capita Income # 263 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.