Davidson, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Davidson, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Davidson had a population of 13,137 as of July 1, 2016. Davidson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Davidson is located at latitude 35.4856 and longitude -80.8269 in Mecklenburg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Davidson (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Mecklenburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Town of Davidson (GNIS ID: 2406358) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Davidson is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Mecklenburg County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Davidson: Davidson College, Davison College.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 13,137
Population in Households 11,326
Population in Familes 9,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,811
Population Density1 2,283
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,422
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 3,046
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,313 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,109 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 544 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $468,478
Average Home Value $523,868
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $101,175
Average Household Income $142,120
Per Capita Income $49,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.98% 2.46%
Households 3.05% 2.61%
Families 3.72% 2.62%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Davidson, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Davidson 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 # 74 90th
Population Density1 # 20 97th
Diversity Index2 # 525 29th
Median Household Income # 8 99th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th

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