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Davis, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Davis Census Designated Place had a population of 451 as of July 1, 2016. Davis ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Davis is located at latitude 34.7909 and longitude -76.4686 in Carteret County. The formal boundaries for the Davis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Davis Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628620) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Davis Census Designated Place is located within Township of Davis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carteret County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Davis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Davis, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 451
Population in Households 451
Population in Familes 367
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 207
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $265,701


Median Household Income $42,608
Average Household Income $52,145
Per Capita Income $23,513
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 1.13%
Households 1.07% 1.16%
Families 0.12% 1.02%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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, 2016 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 # 581 22nd
Population Density1 # 637 14th
Diversity Index2 # 732 1st
Median Household Income # 308 58th
Per Capita Income # 293 60th

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