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Welcome, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Welcome Census Designated Place had a population of 4,173 as of July 1, 2015. Welcome ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Welcome is located at latitude 35.9066 and longitude -80.2548 in Davidson County. The formal boundaries for the Welcome Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Davidson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The Welcome Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Welcome population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Welcome: Hinklesville.

Welcome Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map

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Welcome, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,173
Population in Households 4,173
Population in Familes 3,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,717
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,219
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,253 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 464 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $153,355
Average Home Value $167,831
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,888
Average Household Income $63,699
Per Capita Income $25,812
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.19%
Households 0.06% 0.15%
Families 0.05% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 182 76th
Population Density1 # 476 36th
Diversity Index2 # 582 21st
Median Household Income # 149 80th
Per Capita Income # 193 74th

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