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Welcome, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Davidson County at latitude 35.9029 and longitude -80.257. Davidson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Welcome Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Welcome: Hinklesville.

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


Total Population 4,181
Population in Households 4,181
Population in Familes 3,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 449
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,721
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,222
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,263 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 458 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $151,308
Average Home Value $165,063


Median Household Income $51,996
Average Household Income $62,534
Per Capita Income $25,357
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.11% 0.21%
Households 0.12% 0.16%
Families 0.12% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.


Welcome, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Welcome 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 # 180 76th
Population Density1 # 471 36th
Diversity Index2 # 580 22nd
Median Household Income # 149 80th
Per Capita Income # 192 74th

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