Welcome, North Carolina Population 2024

3,566

Welcome is a city located in Davidson County North Carolina. Welcome has a 2024 population of 3,566. Welcome is currently growing at a rate of 1.74% annually and its population has increased by 16.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,050 in 2020.

The average household income in Welcome is $76,147 with a poverty rate of 7.85%. The median age in Welcome is 41.1 years: 42.3 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Welcome Demographics

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

  • White: 96.08%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
382.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.92% (516)
The current population of Welcome, North Carolina is 3,566 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,050.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,30996.08%
Other race581.68%
Two or more races491.42%
Native American280.81%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Welcome Population by Race

Welcome Population Pyramid 2024

Welcome Median Age

41.1

Total

42.3

Male

41

Female

Welcome Adults

There are 2,676 adults, (588 of whom are seniors) in Welcome.

Welcome Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Welcome Sex Ratio

Female1,74550.67%
Male1,69949.33%

Welcome Population by Age

Welcome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3002.6577.822.2
Married8193.17937
Non Family3481.258.941.1
Male1003.432773
Female332.7654.545.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Welcome Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1616.33%
Associates Degree1736.81%
Bachelors Degree26310.35%
Graduate Degree572.24%
High School Graduate1,05141.35%
Less Than 9th Grade622.44%
Some College77530.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Welcome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Welcome Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4512,245320
Hispanic55380
2+ Races49490
Other Race42250

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.06%.

Welcome Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$105,218$83,750$105,480
Graduate Degree$58,438$0$58,438
High School Graduate$49,653$55,150$34,840
Less Than 9th Grade$28,421$0$0
Overall$46,747$51,103$41,438
Some College$42,359$48,951$39,242

$46,747

Average Earnings

$51,103

Average Male

$41,438

Average Female

Welcome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Welcome Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Welcome Language

97.83% of Welcome residents speak only English, while 2.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Welcome Language

Welcome Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,3032427.33%
Native2828100%

7.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.15%

Male Poverty Rate

8.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welcome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welcome is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welcome is White, with 7.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.45%.

Welcome Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.18%
Less Than 9th Grade6.28%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%
Some College4.64%

Welcome Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.17%
Male Employed0.8%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Welcome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Welcome Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,235$89,206
Households$59,348$76,147
Married Families$89,554$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,821$38,102

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Welcome Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

62.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Welcome Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Welcome 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 Over 65.

Welcome Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Welcome Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

224

Number of Veterans

224

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam100
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War16
Korea0
World War II0

Welcome Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74103
35 to 5483
55 to 6420
75+18
18 to 340

Welcome Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2248.7%

Welcome Veterans by Race

Welcome Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welcome Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Welcome Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Welcome Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Welcome 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

78.14%

Born in Welcome

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Welcome residents were born in the United States, with 78.14% having been born in North Carolina. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Welcome Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,566611.74%
20233,505611.77%
20223,444611.8%
20213,38333310.92%
20203,050-754-19.82%
20193,804-470-11%
20184,274-45-1.04%
20174,319-294-6.37%
20164,613-130-2.74%
20154,743-148-3.03%
20144,8913267.14%
20134,565-252-5.23%
20124,817501.05%
20114,76760514.54%
20104,16200%

Welcome Population by Year