Davidson County, North Carolina Population 2021

Davidson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 170,111 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 inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 162,840 and has seen a growth of 4.47% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021170,1111,2510.74%
2020168,8601,2510.75%
2019167,6091,2510.75%
2018166,3581,1780.71%
2017165,1809100.55%
2016164,2707840.48%
2015163,4861030.06%
2014163,383880.05%
2013163,2952550.16%
2012163,0401170.07%
2011162,923830.05%
2010162,84036,16328.55%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.74% (1,251)
County Website
Founded
1822
County Seat
2010 Population
162,840
Growth Since 2010
4.47% (7,271)
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Davidson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141,83085.76%
Black or African American15,2329.21%
Two or More Races3,0041.82%
Asian2,5861.56%
Some Other Race2,2011.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native5120.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.01%
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Davidson County, North Carolina Population by Race

Davidson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Davidson County, North Carolina Median Age

42.5


Total

41.2


Male

43.5


Female

Davidson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 128,727 adults, (29,483 of whom are seniors) in Davidson County, North Carolina.

Davidson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

84,590

51.15%

Male

80,791

48.85%

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
Female45.3%54.7%
Male51.2%48.8%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
All69.8%30.2%
Married83.5%16.5%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Davidson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All66,6532.4569.8
Married34,579383.5
Non Family20,4981.2159.6
Female8,0503.0645.3
Male3,5262.9651.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.45

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 Grade5,9255.10%
9th to 12th Grade12,76710.99%
High School Graduate38,13532.82%
Some College25,89022.28%
Associates Degree12,01310.34%
Bachelors Degree15,42413.27%
Graduate Degree6,0455.20%
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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
White97,23383,34918,785
Black10,3568,5791,452
Hispanic5,5143,202587
Asian1,7851,429442
Other Race1,10949490
2+ Races997696144
Native American31023148
Islander1616

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 24.76%.

Davidson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,547$40,398$30,017
Less Than 9th Grade$25,634$29,217$14,868
High School Graduate$31,132$37,552$23,464
Some College$35,767$41,585$30,301
Bachelors Degree$47,289$56,926$41,745
Graduate Degree$52,292$58,553$50,675

$35,547

Average Earnings

$40,398

Average Male

$30,017

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

92.07% of Davidson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.93% 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
White131,08317,00112.97%
Black14,6923,79825.85%
Hispanic11,5763,31328.62%
Multiple2,79784130.07%
Other2,18728212.89%
Native49710220.52%
Asian2,586582.24%

15.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.80%

Male Poverty Rate

16.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 30.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, North Carolina is Asian, with 2.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.81%.

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.03%
High School14.54%
Some College9.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%

Davidson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed30.60%
Female Employed8.02%
Male Employed5.60%

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$49,546$63,983
Families$60,913$74,180
Married Families$72,932$85,770
Non Families$27,941$37,950
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Income by Household Type

Davidson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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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10,152

Number of Veterans

9,516

Male Veterans

636

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,736
First Gulf War1,834
Second Gulf War1,486
Korea747
World War II202

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,728
35 to 542,399
75+2,219
55 to 641,963
18 to 34843

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,1008.13%
Black8837.51%
Hispanic1532.24%
2+ Races1178.47%
Asian190.99%
Native American174.84%
Islander16100.00%

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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71.63%

Born in Davidson County, North Carolina

95.10%

Native Born

4.90%

Foreign Born

3.18%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.10% of Davidson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 71.63% having been born in North Carolina. 3.18% 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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