Davidson County, North Carolina Population 2020

Davidson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 169,216 with a growth rate of 0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Davidson County, North Carolina is the 17th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020169,2161,3010.77%
2019167,9151,3010.78%
2018166,6141,3010.79%
2017165,3139190.56%
2016164,3948190.50%
2015163,5751500.09%
2014163,4251000.06%
2013163,3252650.16%
2012163,0601280.08%
2011162,932710.04%
2010162,86136,18428.56%
1990126,67713,51511.94%
1980113,16217,53518.34%
197095,62716,13420.30%
196079,49317,24927.71%
195062,2448,86716.61%
194053,3775,51211.52%
193047,86512,66435.98%
192035,2015,79719.72%
191029,4046,00125.64%
190023,4031,7017.84%
189021,7021,3696.73%
188020,3332,91916.76%
187017,4148134.90%
186016,6011,2818.36%
185015,3207144.89%
184014,6061,2179.09%
183013,3890.00%

Davidson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141,05685.66%
Black or African American14,9709.09%
Some Other Race2,8121.71%
Two or More Races2,8081.71%
Asian2,5011.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native4990.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.01%

Davidson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Davidson County, North Carolina Median Age

42.3


Total

41.1


Male

43.4


Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 127,834 adults, (28,859 of whom are seniors) in Davidson County, North Carolina.

Davidson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

84,156

51.11%

Male

80,508

48.89%

Davidson County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Davidson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family60%40%
Male49.5%50.5%
Female46.5%53.5%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All65,4712.4970.1
Married34,2713.0383.5
Non Family19,8401.2160
Female8,0193.0746.5
Male3,3413.0349.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Davidson County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,3275.49%
9th to 12th Grade12,75511.07%
High School Graduate38,06233.03%
Some College24,91421.62%
Associates Degree11,89510.32%
Bachelors Degree15,05513.07%
Graduate Degree6,2155.39%

Davidson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,78282,55818,619
Black10,0788,2631,422
Hispanic5,3662,937521
Asian1,7361,473526
Other Race1,372607120
Multiple Races866601135
Native American33626046
Islander1888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 44.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,980$38,847$28,451
Less Than High School$25,702$29,010$16,642
High School Grad$30,255$36,208$22,732
Some College$34,216$40,071$28,579
Bachelors Degree$46,275$55,167$40,564
Graduate Degree$48,477$51,836$46,667

$33,980

Average Earnings

$38,847

Average Male

$28,451

Average Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Language

Davidson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Davidson County, North Carolina Language

91.98% of Davidson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 8.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.15% of the population.

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White131,09516,64812.70%
Black14,3494,10328.59%
Hispanic11,3753,14827.67%
Multiple2,57092836.11%
Other2,79835012.51%
Native48312425.67%
Asian2,5011004.00%
Islander181055.56%

15.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.60%

Male Poverty Rate

17.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Islander, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Asian, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.37%
High School14.33%
Some College9.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.85%
Female Unemployed39.48%
Female Employed8.62%
Male Employed5.55%

Davidson County, North Carolina Income

Davidson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,271$62,095
Families$58,394$71,954
Married Families$69,787$82,584
Non Families$27,060$36,569

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans

9,917

Number of Veterans

9,323

Male Veterans

594

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,614
First Gulf War1,691
Second Gulf War1,531
Korea849
World War II256
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,667
35 to 542,217
75+2,129
55 to 641,972
18 to 34932
Name Veterans % of Total
White8,9308.04%
Black8237.11%
Hispanic1191.78%
2 or More1089.11%
Indian287.57%
Asian201.08%
Hawaiian844.44%

$Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Employment Status

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina 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

71.86%

Born in North Carolina

94.95%

Native Born

5.05%

Foreign Born

3.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.95% of Davidson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 71.86% having been born in North Carolina. 3.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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