Davidson, NC

Census Place

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2022 Population
15,199
3.79% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.6
0.253% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.88%
9.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$140,938
0.639% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$572,300
19.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
7,421
2.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Davidson, NC had a population of 15.2k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $140,938. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Davidson, NC grew from 14,644 to 15,199, a 3.79% increase and its median household income declined from $141,845 to $140,938, a −0.639% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Davidson, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.61%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), and White (Hispanic) (2.15%).

None of the households in Davidson, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Davidson, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Davidson, NC are Davidson College (556 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Davidson, NC was $572,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.5%.

Most people in Davidson, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Davidson, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Davidson, NC is home to a population of 15.2k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.75% of Davidson, NC residents were born outside of the country (874 people).

In 2022, there were 9.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.3k people) in Davidson, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 701 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Davidson, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Davidson, NC was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Davidson, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.3k ± 775
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.24k ± 642
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    701 ± 303
3.45%
Hispanic Population
525 people

In 2022, there were 9.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.3k people) in Davidson, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 701 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.45% of the people in Davidson, NC are hispanic (525 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    214,508 ± 11,254 people
  2. India
    79,868 ± 6,912 people
  3. Honduras
    39,759 ± 4,886 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 214,508 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 79,868 and Honduras with 39,759.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.75%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
874 people
5.61%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
822 people

As of 2022, 5.75% of Davidson, NC residents (874 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Davidson, NC was 5.61%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    179 ± 100
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    123 ± 70
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    67 ± 64

Davidson, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Davidson, NC employs 7.42k people. The largest industries in Davidson, NC are Educational Services (1,207 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (995 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (957 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($230,855), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($183,641), and Wholesale Trade ($174,009).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,464. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.42k
2022 Value
± 709
2.8%
1 Year growth
± 13.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Davidson, NC grew at a rate of 2.8%, from 7.22k employees to 7.42k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Davidson, NC, are Management Occupations (1,762 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (865 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (778 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Davidson, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.42k
2022 Value
± 709
2.8%
1 Year growth
± 13.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Davidson, NC grew at a rate of 2.8%, from 7.22k employees to 7.42k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Davidson, NC, are Educational Services (1,207 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (995 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (957 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Davidson, NC, though some of these residents may live in Davidson, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$118,438
Median earning men ± $26,960
$51,017
Median earning women ± $11,357

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($232,165), Wholesale Trade ($207,891), and Manufacturing ($207,031).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($119,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($117,702), and Manufacturing ($73,684).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Davidson, NC awarded 556 degrees. The student population of Davidson, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 899 male students and 1,028 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Davidson, NC are White (385 and 74.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (43 and 8.32%), Black or African American (31 and 6%), and Asian (26 and 5.03%).

The largest universities in Davidson, NC by number of degrees awarded are Davidson College (556 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Davidson, NC are Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (75 and 13.5%), General Political Science & Government (64 and 11.5%), and General Biological Sciences (60 and 10.8%).

The median tuition cost in Davidson, NC for private four year colleges is $56,550.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Davidson, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 16.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 49.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,927 (46.7% men and 53.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,927 students enrolled in Davidson, NC, 46.7% men and 53.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,193 records, of which 52.6% were women and 47.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Davidson, NC was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 75 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
556 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Davidson College with 556 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 267 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Davidson, NC, which is 0.924 times less than the 289 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 385 degrees mean that there were 8.95 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($56,550) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($540) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Davidson, NC was $572,300 in 2022, which is 2.03 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $478,000 to $572,300, a 19.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Davidson, NC is 76.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Davidson, NC have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Davidson, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$572,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$52,131
$4,216
Median Property Taxes
±$468

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Davidson, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Davidson, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.5% of the housing units in Davidson, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 64.04
  2. Census Tract 614.07

The following map shows all of the places in Davidson, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$140,938
Median Household Income
± $21,818
5.51k
Number of Households
± 566

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.51k households in Davidson, NC declined from $140,938 from the previous year's value of $141,845.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Davidson, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (60.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (23.8%)
  3. Walked (7.64%)

In 2022, 60.3% of workers in Davidson, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (23.8%) and those who walked to work (7.64%).

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Commute Time

23.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Davidson, NC have a shorter commute time (23.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.53% of the workforce in Davidson, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Davidson, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Davidson, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.88% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Davidson, NC (800 out of 13.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Davidson, NC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.2% of the population of Davidson, NC has health coverage, with 70% on employee plans, 3.39% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.456% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Mecklenburg County, NC see 1126 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.705% decrease from the previous year (1134 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1427 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 301 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,126 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mecklenburg County, NC

Primary care physicians in Mecklenburg County, NC see an average of 1,126 patients per year. This represents a 0.705% decrease from the previous year (1,134 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mecklenburg County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.84%
Uninsured
70%
Employer Coverage
3.39%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.456%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Davidson, NC declined by 12.4% from 4.38% to 3.84%.

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