Davidson, North Carolina Population 2024

16,388

Davidson is a city located in Cabarrus County, Iredell County, Mecklenburg County, and Rowan County North Carolina. Davidson has a 2024 population of 16,388. Davidson is currently growing at a rate of 1.92% annually and its population has increased by 8.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,154 in 2020.

The average household income in Davidson is $193,815 with a poverty rate of 5.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Davidson is 39.6 years, 40.1 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Davidson Demographics

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

  • White: 83.02%
  • Black or African American: 8.28%
  • Two or more races: 5.72%
  • Asian: 2.64%
  • Other race: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,525.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.14% (1,234)
The current population of Davidson, North Carolina is 16,388 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,154.

Davidson, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,61883.02%
Black or African American1,2598.28%
Two or more races8705.72%
Asian4022.64%
Other race450.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.03%
Native American00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Davidson Population by Race

Davidson Population Pyramid 2024

Davidson Median Age

39.6

Total

40.1

Male

39.2

Female

Davidson Adults

There are 12,002 adults, (2,344 of whom are seniors) in Davidson.

Davidson Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson Sex Ratio

Female8,14253.57%
Male7,05746.43%

Davidson Population by Age

Davidson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5102.4776.523.5
Married3,3083.1290.19.9
Non Family1,6851.0655.144.9
Female3953.025941
Male1222.5160.739.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Davidson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1171.23%
9th to 12th Grade1681.77%
High School Graduate7567.95%
Some College9229.7%
Associates Degree4845.09%
Bachelors Degree3,90041.01%
Graduate Degree3,16233.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Davidson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Davidson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,2018,0386,319
Black550526176
2+ Races349296234
Asian261261235
Hispanic254201160
Other Race424237

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 90.04%.

Davidson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$90,934$152,891$61,397
Less Than 9th Grade$40,979$41,083$0
High School Graduate$65,050$0$0
Some College$59,828$97,500$43,092
Bachelors Degree$116,370$204,881$60,847
Graduate Degree$109,473$154,018$69,701

$90,934

Average Earnings

$152,891

Average Male

$61,397

Average Female

Davidson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Davidson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Davidson Language

94.81% of Davidson residents speak only English, while 5.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Davidson Language

Davidson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,00043743.7%
White11,2212582.3%
Hispanic47911223.38%
Multiple72010013.89%
Other45511.11%

5.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.91%

Male Poverty Rate

3.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson is Black, with 43.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson is White, with 2.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.67%.

Davidson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.04%
High School9.5%
Less Than 9th Grade2.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.9%

Davidson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.11%
Female Employed4.56%
Male Employed3.02%
Female Unemployed0%

Davidson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Davidson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$140,938$193,815
Families$182,474$225,074
Married Families$215,556$-999,999,999
Non Families$66,993$119,324

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Davidson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Davidson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Davidson 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 45-54.

Davidson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Davidson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

635

Number of Veterans

603

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam188
First Gulf War136
Second Gulf War67
Korea32
World War II5

Davidson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74273
75+163
35 to 54158
18 to 3423
55 to 6418

Davidson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6045.95%
2+ Races315.82%

Davidson Veterans by Race

Davidson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Davidson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Davidson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Davidson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

25.92%

Born in Davidson

94.22%

Native Born

5.78%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

3.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.22% of Davidson residents were born in the United States, with 25.92% having been born in North Carolina. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Davidson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,9303081.75%
202817,6223091.78%
202717,3133081.81%
202617,0053091.85%
202516,6963081.88%
202416,3883091.92%
202316,0793081.95%
202215,7712601.68%
202115,5113572.36%
202015,1542,11916.26%
201913,0351701.32%
201812,8651250.98%
201712,7402441.95%
201612,4963072.52%
201512,1892862.4%
201411,9031991.7%
201311,7042562.24%
201211,4482872.57%
201111,1612502.29%
201010,9113,77252.84%
20007,1393,09376.45%
19904,04680524.84%
19803,24131010.58%
19702,93135813.91%
19602,57300%
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Davidson Population by Year