Davidson, North Carolina Population 2021

13,404
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Davidson is a city located in Mecklenburg County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 13,404, it is the 74th largest city in North Carolina and the 2501st largest city in the United States . Davidson is currently growing at a rate of 1.32% annually and its population has increased by 22.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,944 in 2010. Davidson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Davidson has a population density of 2,246 people per square mile.

The average household income in Davidson is $158,312 with a poverty rate of 3.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,264 per month, and the median house value is $448,300. The median age in Davidson is 37.2 years, 38.8 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Davidson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Davidsonwas:

  • White: 90.94%
  • Black or African American: 5.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.07%
  • Asian: 1.30%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Davidson, North Carolina is 13,404 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,054.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,944.

Davidson, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,58190.94%
Black or African American6965.47%
Two or More Races2642.07%
Asian1651.30%
Some Other Race250.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.03%
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Davidson Population by Race

Davidson Population Pyramid $2021

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Davidson Median Age

37.2


Total

38.8


Male

35


Female

Davidson Adults

There are 9,593 adults, (1,800 of whom are seniors) in Davidson.

Davidson Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson Sex Ratio

Female

6,751

53.01%

Male

5,984

46.99%

Davidson Population by Age

Davidson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Davidson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male49.1%50.9%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Female64.7%35.3%
All79.2%20.8%
Married89%11%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Davidson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3362.5679.2
Married2,7213.1389
Non Family1,3251.2863.4
Female1842.9864.7
Male1063.1249.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Davidson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1011.34%
9th to 12th Grade1011.34%
High School Graduate5036.68%
Some College89411.87%
Associates Degree4075.41%
Bachelors Degree3,11641.38%
Graduate Degree2,40831.98%
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Davidson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Davidson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8846,7835,204
Black306282129
Hispanic261184112
Asian454545
2+ Races343434
Other Race131313

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%.

Davidson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,760$97,222$52,876
Less Than 9th Grade$35,444$35,556$
High School Graduate$25,789$$28,750
Some College$47,106$50,450$45,284
Bachelors Degree$75,754$121,971$48,953
Graduate Degree$86,781$102,143$83,042

$69,760

Average Earnings

$97,222

Average Male

$52,876

Average Female

Davidson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Davidson Language by Age

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Davidson Language

93.96% of Davidson residents speak only English, while 6.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.55% of the population.

Davidson Language

Davidson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,7732122.17%
Black4785711.92%
Hispanic620548.71%
Multiple1543522.73%

3.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.71%

Male Poverty Rate

2.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson is Multiple, with 22.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson is White, with 2.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.68%.

Davidson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.51%
High School9.26%
Some College2.33%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%

Davidson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed15.25%
Male Employed2.81%
Female Employed2.36%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Davidson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Davidson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$124,853$158,312
Families$150,231$185,491
Married Families$157,448-
Non Families$57,159$95,278
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Income by Household Type

Davidson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Davidson Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Davidson Marital Status by Race

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Davidson Marital Status

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523

Number of Veterans

466

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam246
First Gulf War171
Second Gulf War34
Korea24
World War II11

Davidson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+181
35 to 54176
65 to 74128
55 to 6430
18 to 348

Davidson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5025.74%
Hispanic287.57%
2+ Races128.33%
Black91.71%

Davidson Veterans by Race

Davidson Veterans by Education

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3.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Davidson Employment by Age

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Davidson Employment by Race

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Davidson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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31.90%

Born in Davidson

94.71%

Native Born

5.29%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

2.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.71% of Davidson residents were born in the United States, with 31.90% having been born in North Carolina. 2.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Davidson Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,4041751.32%
202013,2291751.34%
201913,0541751.36%
201812,8791180.92%
201712,7612421.93%
201612,5193052.50%
201512,2142832.37%
201411,9311971.68%
201311,7342582.25%
201211,4762862.56%
201111,1902492.28%
201010,9413,8024.36%
20007,1393,0935.84%
19904,0468052.24%
19803,2413101.01%
19702,9313581.31%
19602,5730.00%

Davidson Population by Year