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Welcome, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Welcome Census Designated Place had a population of 4,225 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Welcome: Hinklesville.

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Welcome, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,225
Population in Households 4,225
Population in Familes 3,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 454
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $58,186
Average Household Income $69,631
Per Capita Income $27,909


Total Housing Units 1,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,291 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 429 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $155,431
Average Home Value $169,787


Total Households 1,720
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,217
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.18% 0.29%
Households 0.06% 0.22%
Families 0.01% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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, 2018 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 # 184 75th
Population Density # 475 36th
Diversity Index # 574 22nd
Median Household Income # 131 82nd
Per Capita Income # 230 69th

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