Davidson County, North Carolina Population 2022

Davidson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 171,362 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Davidson County, North Carolina is the 18th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 162,840 and has seen a growth of 5.23% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
183013,3890.00%
184014,6061,2179.09%
185015,3207144.89%
186016,6011,2818.36%
187017,4148134.90%
188020,3332,91916.76%
189021,7021,3696.73%
190023,4031,7017.84%
191029,4046,00125.64%
192035,2015,79719.72%
193047,86512,66435.98%
194053,3775,51211.52%
195062,2448,86716.61%
196079,49317,24927.71%
197095,62716,13420.30%
1980113,16217,53518.34%
1990126,67713,51511.94%
2010162,84036,16328.55%
2011162,923830.05%
2012163,0401170.07%
2013163,2952550.16%
2014163,383880.05%
2015163,4861030.06%
2016164,2707840.48%
2017165,1809100.55%
2018166,3581,1780.71%
2019167,6091,2510.75%
2020168,8601,2510.75%
2021170,1111,2510.74%
2022171,3621,2510.74%
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Davidson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White140,96984.50%
Black or African American15,7609.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native4220.25%
Asian2,5721.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.01%
Some Other Race2,2281.34%
Two or More Races4,8732.92%
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Davidson County, North Carolina Population by Race

Davidson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Davidson County, North Carolina Median Age

42.5


Total

41.5


Male

43.3


Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 130,108 adults, (30,238 of whom are seniors) in Davidson County, North Carolina.

Davidson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

85,392

51.18%

Male

81,445

48.82%

Davidson County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Davidson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All72%28%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Male58%42%
Female42.6%57.4%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Davidson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All67,5552.4472
Married35,4322.9885.3
Male3,2442.8158
Female8,2133.0942.6
Non Family20,6661.263.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Davidson County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,4514.64%
9th to 12th Grade12,23410.41%
High School Graduate37,64732.05%
Some College27,23823.19%
Associates Degree12,67910.79%
Bachelors Degree15,62713.30%
Graduate Degree6,5995.62%
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Davidson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Davidson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,7701,364406
White97,59484,70219,354
2+ Races2,0471,573341
Black10,8629,0801,678
Hispanic5,7943,633759
Native American21911219
Other Race1,11646327
Islander1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 22.94%.

Davidson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,636$40,339$30,834
Less Than 9th Grade$25,672$29,868$17,541
High School Graduate$31,438$36,625$25,583
Some College$34,353$40,680$29,600
Bachelors Degree$48,965$55,464$43,327
Graduate Degree$54,957$64,250$50,464

$35,636

Average Earnings

$40,339

Average Male

$30,834

Average Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Davidson County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Davidson County, North Carolina Language

92.14% of Davidson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.66% of the population.

Davidson County, North Carolina Language

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native40919246.94%
Hispanic12,1493,59929.62%
Multiple4,7141,14624.31%
Black15,2833,42522.41%
Asian2,57235013.61%
White131,07116,48612.58%
Other365NaN%

15.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.38%

Male Poverty Rate

16.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Native, with 46.94% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.40%.

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.68%
High School14.57%
Some College8.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.18%
Male Unemployed28.83%
Female Employed7.73%
Female Unemployed29.42%

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

Davidson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,454$65,326
Families$63,302$75,785
Married Families$74,536$87,297
Non Families$27,765$38,690
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Income by Household Type

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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9,730

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,596
First Gulf War1,714
Vietnam3,426
Korea572
World War II128

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34821
35 to 542,416
55 to 641,779
65 to 742,350
75+2,364

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,4117.54%
Black1,1459.30%
Native American31.14%
Islander13100.00%
2+ Races1586.47%
Hispanic1341.87%

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Davidson County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Davidson County, North Carolina 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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71.97%

Born in Davidson County, North Carolina

94.94%

Native Born

5.06%

Foreign Born

3.35%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.94% of Davidson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 71.97% having been born in North Carolina. 3.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Davidson County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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