Davidson County, North Carolina Population 2019

Davidson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 165,466 with a growth rate of 0.58% 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
2017165,4669620.58%
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
White141,165
Black or African American14,998
Two or More Races2,602
Asian2,415
Some Other Race2,353
American Indian and Alaska Native542
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander43

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Davidson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Davidson County, North Carolina Median Age

42.1


Total

40.8


Male

43.2


Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 127,054 adults, (27,916 of whom are seniors) in Davidson County, North Carolina.

Davidson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

83,997

51.18%

Male

80,121

48.82%

Davidson County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Davidson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All71.6%28.4%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Male53%47%
Female48.7%51.3%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Davidson County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,7272.571.6
Married33,8183.0484.7
Non Family19,5211.2161.5
Female8,0033.1348.7
Male3,3853.1153

2.97

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.8%

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 Grade6,6275.79%
9th to 12th Grade12,38310.82%
High School Graduate38,44733.60%
Some College24,58821.49%
Associates Degree11,71710.24%
Bachelors Degree14,80812.94%
Graduate Degree5,8585.12%

Davidson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,40382,12118,025
Black9,9338,2401,432
Hispanic5,2642,896575
Asian1,6651,321414
Other Race1,121499100
Multiple Races827577150
Native American35828770
Islander43277

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.86%.

Davidson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,217$38,399$27,932
Less Than High School$25,077$29,085$16,455
High School Grad$28,879$34,690$22,746
Some College$33,672$39,770$28,420
Bachelors Degree$45,510$56,392$37,311
Graduate Degree$49,580$51,567$48,487

$33,217

Average Earnings

$38,399

Average Male

$27,932

Average Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Language

Davidson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Davidson County, North Carolina Language

92.26% of Davidson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.99% of the population.

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White130,82816,89712.92%
Black14,4014,63332.17%
Hispanic11,1342,99926.94%
Multiple2,44468427.99%
Asian2,41526611.01%
Other2,3382319.88%
Native54214927.49%
Islander431637.21%

15.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.10%

Male Poverty Rate

17.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Islander, with 37.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Other, with 9.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.14%.

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.77%
High School14.93%
Some College9.20%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.22%
Male Unemployed39.36%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed5.68%

Davidson County, North Carolina Income

Davidson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,806$60,339
Families$56,855$69,838
Married Families$67,366$80,572
Non Families$26,830$35,551

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

10,179

Number of Veterans

9,526

Male Veterans

653

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,827
First Gulf War1,775
Second Gulf War1,364
Korea916
World War II365

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,851
75+2,234
35 to 542,205
55 to 642,060
18 to 34829

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,1828.28%
Black8137.13%
2 or More786.87%
Hispanic480.73%
Indian4711.93%
Asian321.86%
Hawaiian2762.79%

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Employment Status

Davidson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

8.2%

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