Davidson, North Carolina Population 2020

13,393

Davidson is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 13,393, it is the 73rd largest city in North Carolina and the 2498th largest city in the United States. Davidson is currently growing at a rate of 1.79% annually and its population has increased by 22.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,944 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Davidson has a population density of 2,244 people per square mile.

The average household income in Davidson is $162,762 with a poverty rate of 3.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,213 per month, and the median house value is $423,000. The median age in Davidson is 36 years, 37.3 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Davidson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Davidson was:

  • White: 92.44%
  • Black or African American: 4.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Davidson, North Carolina is 13,393, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,921.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,944.

Davidson, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,70992.44%
Black or African American5634.44%
Two or More Races2081.64%
Asian1471.16%
Some Other Race390.31%

Davidson Population Pyramid 2020

Davidson Median Age

36


Total

37.3


Male

35.5


Female

Davidson Adults

There are 9,503 adults, (1,668 of whom are seniors) in Davidson.

Davidson Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson Sex Ratio

Female

6,653

52.53%

Male

6,013

47.47%

Davidson Households and Families

Davidson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Davidson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All79.7%20.3%
Non Family65%35%
Male59.6%40.4%
Female56.1%43.9%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2732.5979.7
Married2,5663.2290.6
Non Family1,3041.2865
Female2622.7156.1
Male1412.9959.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Davidson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade470.63%
9th to 12th Grade761.01%
High School Graduate5667.56%
Some College90812.12%
Associates Degree3484.65%
Bachelors Degree3,00940.17%
Graduate Degree2,53733.87%

Davidson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,9446,8735,259
Hispanic266239134
Black231206103
Multiple Races373737
Other Race242418
Asian131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$73,022$101,094$53,887
Less Than High School$23,148$$
High School Grad$25,000$44,402$20,750
Some College$45,128$47,115$35,000
Bachelors Degree$72,651$119,830$50,396
Graduate Degree$93,808$106,831$82,267

$73,022

Average Earnings

$101,094

Average Male

$53,887

Average Female

Davidson Language

Davidson Language by Age

Davidson Language

94.45% of Davidson residents speak only English, while 5.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.37% of the population.

Davidson Poverty

Davidson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,9312242.26%
Hispanic613579.30%
Multiple1353928.89%
Black355133.66%

3.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.23%

Male Poverty Rate

2.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson is Multiple, with 28.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson is White, with 2.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.90%
High School7.18%
Some College2.19%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.37%
Male Employed2.59%
Female Employed1.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Davidson Income

Davidson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$128,255$162,762
Families$155,337$192,812
Married Families$168,188-
Non Families$70,563$93,035

Davidson Marital Status

Davidson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Davidson Married by Age and Sex

Davidson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Davidson Marital Status by Race

Davidson Veterans

522

Number of Veterans

463

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam247
First Gulf War169
Second Gulf War31
Korea28
World War II21
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54179
75+175
65 to 74129
55 to 6431
18 to 348
Name Veterans % of Total
White5125.83%
Hispanic226.03%
Black102.27%

$Davidson Veterans by Education

3.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Davidson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

32.79%

Born in North Carolina

95.18%

Native Born

4.82%

Foreign Born

2.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.18% of Davidson residents were born in the United States, with 32.79% having been born in North Carolina. 2.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,3932361.79%
201913,1572361.83%
201812,9211661.30%
201712,7552361.89%
201612,5193002.46%
201512,2192882.41%
201411,9311951.66%
201311,7362582.25%
201211,4782872.56%
201111,1912502.28%
201010,9413,8024.36%
20007,1393,0935.84%
19904,0468052.24%
19803,2413101.01%
19702,9313581.31%
19602,5730.00%