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Welcome, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Welcome Census Designated Place had a population of 4,128 as of July 1, 2017. 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 (GNIS ID: 2402995) 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 Welcome Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lexington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davidson County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Welcome: Hinklesville.

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Welcome, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,128
Daytime Population: Workers 1,851
Daytime Population: Residents 2,131
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,982
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 4,128
Population in Familes 3,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 443
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $54,722
Average Household Income $66,777
Per Capita Income $26,758


Total Housing Units 1,864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,215 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 465 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $150,217
Average Home Value $166,201


Total Households 1,680
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,189
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.11% 0.08%
Households -0.26% 0.0%
Families -0.31% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 2017 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 # 187 75th
Population Density # 476 36th
Diversity Index # 574 22nd
Median Household Income # 143 81st
Per Capita Income # 222 70th

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