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Population in 2013: 11,750 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +64.6%
Males: 5,660  (48.2%)
Females: 6,090  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28115.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,734 (it was $78,370 in 2000)
Davidson:

$82,734
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $47,611 (it was $31,571 in 2000)

Davidson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $395,772 (it was $244,700 in 2000)
Davidson:

$395,772
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $460,152; Detached houses: $497,454; Townhouses or other attached units: $308,712; In 2-unit structures: $269,799; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $379,497; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,381

Median gross rent in 2012: $900.

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  • White alone - 8,805 (77.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,274 (11.2%)
  • Hispanic - 556 (4.9%)
  • Asian alone - 293 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 226 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 137 (1.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Davidson: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.9%), English (13.3%), Irish (12.8%), Scottish (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 4.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,416 people per square mile   (low).

Davidson,NC real estate house value index trend

Davidson, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Davidson:

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.4%
  • Unemployed: 17.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Davidson town:

  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

721 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe).

This town:  6.3%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Davidson, North Carolina as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Davidson to the number of sex offenders is 1,276 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,819 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,406 (1.1%)

Davidson satellite photo by USGS

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: +623 (+5.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,674 (33.2%)

Area code: 704

Davidson household income distribution Davidson home values distribution

Property values in Davidson, NC

Crime rates in Davidson (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (53.0 per 100,000)
  • 10 assaults (132.6 per 100,000)
  • 37 burglaries (490.5 per 100,000)
  • 44 thefts (583.3 per 100,000)
  • 7 auto thefts (92.8 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 111.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Crime rates in Davidson (2005):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 robbery (11.8 per 100,000)
  • 4 assaults (47.2 per 100,000)
  • 29 burglaries (341.9 per 100,000)
  • 35 thefts (412.6 per 100,000)
  • 17 auto thefts (200.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 71.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 312.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,957 (+70.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Work and jobs in Davidson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Davidson, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Davidson 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 (12).
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

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

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 elementary/middle schools in Davidson:

Private elementary/middle school in Davidson:

  • DAVIDSON DAY SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 750 JETTON ST; Grades: PK - 11)
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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.7. This is about average.

City:

88.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.67
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.276. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.4%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 16.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.8% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Davidson, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Davidson compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above 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.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Davidson, North Carolina:

  • Davidson Village Inn, 117 Depot St PO Box 1463, Davidson, NC 28036 , Phone: (704) 892-8044
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton - Davidson, 125 Harbour Place Dr, Davidson, NC 28036 , Phone: (704) 987-1818, Fax: (704) 987-2325
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Davidson, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Davidson travel time to work - commute Davidson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Davidson:

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Religion statistics for Davidson town (based on Mecklenburg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.97%
Here: 48.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents22.5%17.8%14.0%12.5%3.6%
Congregations22.9%2.4%11.0%14.9%1.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishOther
Adherents3.4%2.8%2.6%2.5%18.3%
Congregations4.0%2.8%3.4%0.8%36.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 185
Mecklenburg County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

9.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

24.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.4%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 3$9,780$39,1200$0
Other Government Administration 12$36,287$36,2870$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,030
Police Protection - Officers 18$76,907$51,2710$0
Police - Other 3$4,967$19,8680$0
Firefighters 0$0 49$27,940
Streets and Highways 5$18,841$45,2180$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,097$36,2914$5,217
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 1$1,417
Other and Unallocable 3$12,006$48,0240$0
Totals for Government 48$170,885$42,72155$38,604

Davidson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $62,000 ($5.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($3.66)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($3.40)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $986,000 ($83.91)
    Central Staff Services: $533,000 ($45.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $523,000 ($44.51)
    Regular Highways: $428,000 ($36.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $272,000 ($23.15)
    Financial Administration: $167,000 ($14.21)
    Fire Protection: $152,000 ($12.94)
    General Public Buildings: $143,000 ($12.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $92,000 ($7.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $62,000 ($5.28)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($3.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($8.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $139,000 ($11.83)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($10.21)
    Police Protection: $79,000 ($6.72)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($0.68)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.17)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.17)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,857,000 ($158.04)

Davidson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $75,000 ($6.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($5.96)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($1.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $577,000 ($49.11)
    All Other: $68,000 ($5.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $99,000 ($8.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $55,000 ($4.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $278,000 ($23.66)
    Highways: $220,000 ($18.72)
    Housing & Community Development: $104,000 ($8.85)
    All Other: $43,000 ($3.66)
  • Tax - Property: $2,417,000 ($205.70)
    NEC: $107,000 ($9.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $35,000 ($2.98)

Davidson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,235,000 ($105.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,171,000 ($99.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $64,000 ($5.45)

Davidson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,808,000 ($153.87)

7.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($406 average AGI)
Mecklenburg County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NC  0.43% ($42,491 average AGI)
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.36% ($35,358)
from York County, SC  0.25% ($37,859)


6.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($536 average AGI)
Mecklenburg County:

0.07%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, NC  0.46% ($64,047 average AGI)
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.42% ($46,571)
to York County, SC  0.33% ($49,388)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Davidson, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

Davidson fatal accident list:

Nov 3, 2011 08:17 PM, Concord Rd, Lat: 35.49473, Lon: -80.83709, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 2002 06:10 PM, I-77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 1990 05:10 AM, S Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 21, 1982 06:40 PM, Sloan St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 300
Total average daily truck traffic: 21
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 600

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Fairview Rd & City Limits (Lat: 35.493194 Lon: -80.832583), Call Sign: KNFJ316, Licensee ID: L00017504
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/1998, Expiration Date: 09/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2001
    Registrant: City Of Charlotte, 527 Spratt St, Charlotte, NC 28206, Phone: (704) 399-2142
  • 216 S Main St (Lat: 35.500139 Lon: -80.845639), Call Sign: WNRL522
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2004, Expiration Date: 03/01/2015
    Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • Co Comp Sta 150 (Lat: 35.525417 Lon: -80.857306), Call Sign: KIC571
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2004, Expiration Date: 02/23/2014, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair
    Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • Company Compressor Sta 150 (Lat: 35.525417 Lon: -80.857306), Call Sign: WNID344
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 09/29/2022, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair
    Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • BAILEY ROAD, Bailey Rd. Rr Crossing @ Rr Mp O018.76 (Lat: 35.465278 Lon: -80.846389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQGL536, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2007, Expiration Date: 02/22/2017, Certifier: Jerry R Celio Mr.
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St., Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 35.471111 Lon: -80.793639, Call Sign: WQMK978
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 461.637 MHz, 466.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2010, Expiration Date: 09/09/2020, Certifier: Ron Ritchie
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

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: 6855.00 MHz, 6865.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/2009, Expiration Date: 05/27/2019, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair
    Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, 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
    Registrant: 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
    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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Davidson

See full 2006 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
Businesses in Davidson, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ben & Jerry's1Jones New York1
CVS2McDonald's1
Circle K1Starbucks1
FedEx3UPS3
Hilton1

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