Davidson, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 12,684 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +77.7%
Males: 6,114  (48.2%)
Females: 6,570  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28115.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $128,272 (it was $78,370 in 2000)
Davidson:

$128,272
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $56,599 (it was $31,571 in 2000)

Davidson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $466,133 (it was $244,700 in 2000)
Davidson:

$466,133
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $457,743; detached houses: $513,051; townhouses or other attached units: $287,236; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $305,587

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,166.

March 2019 cost of living index in Davidson: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.9%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.8% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Davidson, NC (2010)
    • 9,36885.6%White alone
    • 6796.2%Black alone
    • 4113.8%Hispanic
    • 2992.7%Asian alone
    • 1511.4%Two or more races
    • 190.2%American Indian alone
    • 160.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Davidson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Davidson, North Carolina as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Davidson is 1,798 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Davidson by year

Type

2005

2009

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.8)
2
(18.7)
4
(36.1)
3
(25.7)
1
(8.4)
3
(24.5)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(47.2)
11
(102.7)
4
(36.1)
8
(68.6)
6
(50.2)
6
(49.0)
7
(56.1)
4
(31.4)
12
(92.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(341.9)
27
(252.0)
19
(171.4)
25
(214.5)
19
(158.9)
18
(147.0)
19
(152.4)
22
(172.9)
18
(139.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(412.6)
97
(905.2)
85
(766.9)
63
(540.4)
103
(861.6)
104
(849.2)
114
(914.3)
130
(1,022)
106
(818.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(200.4)
10
(93.3)
3
(27.1)
2
(17.2)
3
(25.1)
7
(57.2)
4
(32.1)
5
(39.3)
3
(23.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)69.494.962.959.466.882.369.968.769.0

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City-data.com crime index in Davidson, NC

Crime rate in Davidson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Davidson, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: German (13.2%), English (13.1%), American (9.0%), Irish (7.3%), Italian (5.6%), Scottish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 4.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,608 people per square mile   (average).

Davidson, North Carolina map

630 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This town:

4.9%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,294 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,945 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (14.4 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (19.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (440.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cornelius, NC (1.7 miles ),
Huntersville, NC (2.4 miles ),
Mooresville, NC (2.5 miles ),
Westport, NC (2.9 miles ),
Enochville, NC (3.1 miles ),
Lowesville, NC (3.3 miles ),
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC (3.4 miles ),
Denver, NC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 80.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,240 (+17.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,460 (38.9%)

Area code: 704

Distribution of median household income in Davidson, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Davidson, NC in 2017

Property values in Davidson, NC

Davidson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Davidson, NC
Historical housing units in Davidson, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +2,957 (+70.7%).
Most common industries in Davidson, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.6%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Davidson, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.2%)
  • Top executives (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)

Average climate in Davidson, North Carolina

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Davidson, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.166
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Davidson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Davidson town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 35.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Davidson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 254.7 miles away from Davidson center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from Davidson center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 131.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mecklenburg County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Davidson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Davidson:

  • MOORESVILLE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOORESVILLE, NC)
  • NOVANT HEALTH HUNTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HUNTERSVILLE, NC)
  • INDEPENDENT NEPHROLOGY SERVICES HUNTERSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HUNTERSVILLE, NC)
  • BRIAN CENTER HEALTH AND RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOORESVILLE, NC)
  • ODELL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CONCORD, NC)
  • HUNTERSVILLE OAKS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HUNTERSVILLE, NC)
  • BIG ELM RETIREMENT AND NURSING CENTERS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KANNAPOLIS, NC)

Amtrak stations near Davidson:

  • 12 miles: KANNAPOLIS (306 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Davidson:

  • 4 miles: McGuire 1 and 2 in Cornelius, NC.

College/University in Davidson:

  • Davidson College (Full-time enrollment: 1,919; Location: 102 N. Main Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.davidson.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Davidson:

  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 8 miles; Mooresville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,350)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 14 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 18 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 19 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 21 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 21 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 23 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)

Public high school in Davidson:

  • COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF DAVIDSON (Location: 404 ARMOUR STREET, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Davidson:

  • DAVIDSON DAY SCHOOL (Students: 518, Location: 750 JETTON ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • LAKE NORMAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 112, Location: 251 SOUTH ST, Grades: KG-9)

Public elementary/middle school in Davidson:

  • DAVIDSON ELEMENTARY (Location: 635 SOUTH ST, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Davidson:

  • MCKINNEY ACADEMY (Students: 115, Location: 412 ARMOUR ST, Grades: PK-5)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: McEver Field (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Barger Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: South Prong West Branch Rocky River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Edwin Ofori Attah - College basketball player (William & Mary Tribe), Matt McKillop - College basketball player (Davidson Wildcats), Matthew Godley - Racing driver.

Mecklenburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Davidson and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE DAVIDSON OFFICE CONDOMINIUMS (Address: SUITE 301 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Davidson in 2010:

  • 1,444 people in college/university student housing
  • 344 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Davidson in 2000:

  • 1,453 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 303 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Davidson (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Renaissance Square Branch, Davidson Retirement Community, Davidson Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Davidson Main Branch at 112 South Main Street, branch established on 1916/04/01; Davidson College at 209 Ridge Road, branch established on 2010/07/28. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Davidson Branch at 130 Harbour Place Drive, branch established on 1984/04/09. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Aquesta Bank: Davidson Commons Branch at 568 Jetton Street, Suite 100, branch established on 2007/12/03. Info updated 2008/03/31: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $157.0 mil, headquarters in Cornelius, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Davidson:

Marital status in Davidson, NC
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Davidson:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Davidson
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Neighborhoods in Davidson:

(Davidson, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Davidson, NC (based on Mecklenburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant204,287491
Mainline Protestant138,743188
Catholic78,69215
Black Protestant26,61273
Other20,97968
Orthodox8,72412
None442,262-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 185
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Mecklenburg County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 83
Mecklenburg County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 245
Mecklenburg County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 804
Mecklenburg County:

9.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

24.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

17.4%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Davidson:

53.8%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

56.0%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Davidson:

19.6%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Davidson:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Davidson:

30.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

62.3%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Davidson:

82.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Davidson, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$76,907$51,2710$0
Other Government Administration 12$36,287$36,2870$0
Streets and Highways 5$18,841$45,2180$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,097$36,2914$5,217
Financial Administration 3$9,780$39,1200$0
Police - Other 3$4,967$19,8680$0
Other and Unallocable 3$12,006$48,0240$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,030
Firefighters 0$0 49$27,940
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$1,417
Totals for Government 48$170,885$42,72155$38,604

Davidson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $373,000 ($29.41)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,062,000 ($241.41)
    Police Protection: $1,539,000 ($121.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $786,000 ($61.97)
    Regular Highways: $785,000 ($61.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000 ($57.16)
    Financial Administration: $700,000 ($55.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $574,000 ($45.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $508,000 ($40.05)
    Central Staff Services: $296,000 ($23.34)
    Sewerage: $154,000 ($12.14)
    General Public Buildings: $151,000 ($11.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000 ($7.81)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($3.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000 ($19.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $233,000 ($18.37)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($3.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $131,000 ($10.33)

Davidson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $640,000 ($50.46)
    Sewerage: $220,000 ($17.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($15.06)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($1.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($0.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($4.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $146,000 ($11.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($8.91)
    Highways: $15,000 ($1.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $135,000 ($10.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $98,000 ($7.73)
    Donations From Private Sources: $70,000 ($5.52)
    Rents: $50,000 ($3.94)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $710,000 ($55.98)
    Highways: $283,000 ($22.31)
    Other: $94,000 ($7.41)
  • Tax - Property: $5,692,000 ($448.75)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,140,000 ($89.88)
    Motor Vehicle License: $485,000 ($38.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $292,000 ($23.02)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $76,000 ($5.99)
    Other License: $12,000 ($0.95)

Davidson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,445,000 ($271.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,030,000 ($238.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $415,000 ($32.72)

Davidson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,673,000 ($447.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $247,000 ($19.47)

8.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($561 average AGI)
Mecklenburg County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, NC  0.45% ($66,457 average AGI)
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.40% ($56,408)
from York County, SC  0.28% ($90,789)


7.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,841 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($826 average AGI)
Mecklenburg County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.64% ($63,873 average AGI)
to Union County, NC  0.61% ($87,123)
to York County, SC  0.52% ($75,542)
Businesses in Davidson, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ben & Jerry's1Jones New York1
CVS2McDonald's1
Circle K1Starbucks1
FedEx3UPS3
Hilton1

Strongest AM radio stations in Davidson:

  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WHIP (1350 AM; 1 kW; MOORESVILLE, NC; Owner: MOORESVILLE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WRKB (1460 AM; 2 kW; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: FORD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Davidson:

  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCHH (92.7 FM; HARRISBURG, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Davidson:

  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W66BT (Channel 66; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Davidson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Davidson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.7mTotal length
  • 137,200Total average daily traffic
  • 17,816Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Davidson)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Davidson, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Sta 150 Davidson, Compressor Station 150 (Lat: 35.525278 Lon: -80.857222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 87.4 m, Call Sign: WQKH971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2019, Expiration Date: 05/27/2029, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair, Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, 2800 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056, Phone: (713) 215-2744, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • Coddle Creek ES, Off 1138 (Lat: 35.517667 Lon: -80.811000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42 m, Call Sign: WQKQ859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 08/18/2019, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Email:
  • STATION, Company Compressor Station 150 (Lat: 35.525389 Lon: -80.857278), Overall height: 87.5 m, Call Sign: KIC99,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1855.00 MHz, 1905.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1996, Expiration Date: 03/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/22/1997, Phone: (713) 439-2753
  • DAVIDSON, 2 Mi N (Lat: 35.525417 Lon: -80.857278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 116.7 m, Call Sign: WAH511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • VISUAL ARTS BUILDING, Davidson College Campus Visual Arts Building 315 N. Main Street (Lat: 35.501722 Lon: -80.848639), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 15.6 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WCX456, Licensee ID: L00074338,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.500 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/1992, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Registrant: The Trustees Of Davidson College, Box 8990, Davidson, NC 28035-7178, Phone: (704) 894-8900, Fax: (704) 894-2997, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Davidson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Davidson)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$212,07648$312,807179$288,9165$210,44210$185,415
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$354,12212$281,7941$20,8001$231,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$195,6053$256,50327$316,8971$31,0203$125,373
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$167,6155$293,56221$304,7780$03$177,660
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$112,8001$293,2805$292,3640$01$130,070
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0064.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$322,8032$306,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$348,2700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$379,1150$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0064.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Davidson, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Davidson, NC - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 41. The highest number of reported fires - 90 took place in 2009, and the least - 5 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Davidson, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.7%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Davidson, NC
    • 34055.7%Structure Fires
    • 20133.0%Outside Fires
    • 467.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 233.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Davidson, NC
Most common first names in Davidson, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6572.1 years
John6576.7 years
Mary6280.5 years
William6075.1 years
Robert5172.3 years
Charles3374.3 years
Margaret2983.6 years
Elizabeth2782.7 years
George2174.9 years
Helen2083.1 years
Most common last names in Davidson, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White2772.4 years
Johnson2672.6 years
Brown2579.7 years
Smith2176.1 years
Torrence2171.8 years
Knox1579.5 years
Davis1578.7 years
Wilson1581.6 years
Graham1563.7 years
Sherrill1469.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Davidson, NC
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Davidson, NC
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 29.9%Utility gas


Davidson compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Davidson on our top lists:

  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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