Davidson County, North Carolina Population 2018

Davidson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 165,466 with a growth rate of 0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Davidson County, North Carolina is the 16th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017165,4661,4080.86%
2016164,058-446-0.27%
2016164,5048140.50%
2015163,6901600.10%
2014163,5301320.08%
2013163,3982860.18%
2012163,1121400.09%
2011162,9721140.07%
2010162,85836,18128.56%
1990126,67713,51511.94%
1980113,16217,53518.34%
197095,62716,13420.30%
196079,49317,24927.71%
195062,2448,86716.61%
194053,3775,51211.52%
193047,86512,66435.98%
192035,2015,79719.72%
191029,4046,00125.64%
190023,4031,7017.84%
189021,7021,3696.73%
188020,3332,91916.76%
187017,4148134.90%
186016,6011,2818.36%
185015,3207144.89%
184014,6061,2179.09%
183013,3890.00%

Davidson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White141,859
Black or African American14,750
Two or More Races2,579
Asian2,191
Some Other Race1,973
American Indian and Alaska Native669
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander37

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Davidson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Davidson County, North Carolina Median Age

41.9


Total

40.6


Male

43.1


Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 126,653 adults, (27,398 of which are seniors) in Davidson County, North Carolina.

Davidson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

84,009

51.21%

Male

80,049

48.79%

Davidson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Davidson County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Davidson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Male54.5%45.5%
Female47.8%52.2%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Davidson County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,0642.5371.3
Married33,5973.0684
Non Family19,5381.2261.5
Female7,7753.2547.8
Male3,1543.2254.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Davidson County, North Carolina Households

Davidson County, North Carolina Education

Davidson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,2566.36%
9th to 12th Grade12,86411.28%
High School Graduate38,19033.49%
Some College24,11221.14%
Associates Degree10,8729.53%
Bachelors Degree15,05313.20%
Graduate Degree5,6954.99%

Davidson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,47581,09617,897
Black9,7337,9821,469
Hispanic5,1672,827710
Asian1,5501,125419
Other Race1,007480100
Multiple Races749547170
Native American43941197
Islander37279

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 27.03%.

Davidson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,475$37,610$27,344
Less Than High School$23,486$27,562$13,668
High School Grad$28,367$32,224$23,227
Some College$33,242$39,858$27,275
Bachelors Degree$42,889$54,204$35,999
Graduate Degree$50,945$55,996$48,192

$32,475

Average Earnings

$37,610

Average Male

$27,344

Average Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Language

Davidson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Davidson County, North Carolina Language

92.38% of Davidson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.79% of the population.

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White131,41017,24813.13%
Black14,2014,51331.78%
Hispanic10,8643,36330.96%
Multiple2,43270629.03%
Asian2,19127112.37%
Other1,95722411.45%
Native66322333.63%
Islander371027.03%

16.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.56%

Male Poverty Rate

17.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Native, with 33.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Other, with 11.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.33%.

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.10%
High School14.78%
Some College9.50%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.54%
Male Unemployed35.05%
Female Employed8.68%
Male Employed5.50%

Davidson County, North Carolina Income

Davidson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,469$58,052
Families$54,909$67,231
Married Families$64,337$77,370
Non Families$26,528$34,703

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Davidson County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

10,762

Number of Veterans

10,072

Male Veterans

690

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,351
First Gulf War1,704
Second Gulf War1,133
Korea980
World War II482

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,192
35 to 542,414
75+2,244
55 to 642,239
18 to 34673

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,7098.75%
Black8617.68%
2 or More746.83%
Indian6312.43%
Hispanic300.47%
Asian281.71%
Hawaiian2772.97%

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Employment Status

Davidson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Davidson County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Davidson County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
High Point 10441111122368126.52%
Thomasville 26772270302580.96%
Lexington18931191051740.92%
Midway46944734400.85%
Wallburg30463082361.18%
Denton16381659211.28%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990