Davidson Gaston County, North Carolina

Davidson: Town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States

About

Davidson is a town located in the county of Gaston in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,944 and a population density of 700 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,203 inhabitants.

The town was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Davidson Quick Facts

Population : 13,203 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Gaston County
Postal code : 28035–28036
Phone Area Codes : 704 980
Area : 15.64 km2
Altitude : 840 feet / 256 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1837 (185 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:11:40 (18th January 2022)
Density : 844 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 17.11% (2010-2020)
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Location of Davidson on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Davidson is located at 35°30'8"N 80°50'21"W (35.5023300, -80.8391200).

Davidson map

Demographics

The population of Davidson increased by 17.11% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,944 - census
2011 11,190 2.2% estimation process
2012 11,476 2.49% estimation process
2013 11,734 2.2% estimation process
2014 11,931 1.65% estimation process
2015 12,214 2.32% estimation process
2016 12,519 2.44% estimation process
2017 12,761 1.9% estimation process
2018 12,879 0.92% estimation process
2019 13,054 1.34% estimation process
2020 13,203 1.13% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 22,786
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 23,563
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,047
April 1, 2010 Population : 23,409
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 15.4%
People over 65 (%) : 18.2%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 92.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 91.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,477
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.9%

Davidson zip code is 28036. County name: Mecklenburg, County fips: 37119

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $190,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,774
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $933
2015-2019 median gross rent : $983
2015-2019 Households : 9,192
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.16
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,446
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 302,796
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 604,518
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 850,953
2012 total retail sales per capita : $36,566
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,971
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,993
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,298
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,080
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 667
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 80
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,995
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 247
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,837
2010 population per square mile : 628.5
2010 land area in square miles : 37.25
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $82,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $878
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $366
2015-2019 median gross rent : $629
2015-2019 Households : 4,663
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.31
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,180
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 121,497
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 253,574
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,695
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,767
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,340
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 999
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 372
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 287
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 41
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 828
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 51
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 772
2010 population per square mile : 1,387.5
2010 land area in square miles : 8.08

People born in Davidson (5)

People born in Davidson, including football coach Matt Ballard, racing driver and crew chief Trent Owens, football player, quarterback Will Grier, .

List

  • Mary T. Martin Sloop she was born in 09/03/1873
  • Eleanor Neeva Northcott (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 01/01/1920

Schools in Davidson

College & universities near Davidson, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198385 Davidson College Davidson (NC) 28035
408163 Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology Mooresville (NC) 28115
442611 NASCAR Technical Institute Mooresville (NC) 28117
450614 Empire Beauty School-Concord Concord (NC) 28027

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Davidson, NC

Code Name Address Type
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL

Post offices near Davidson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Davidson Post Office Davidson (NC) 28036

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Gaston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gaston County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Gastonia 77,640 City in North Carolina, United States
Mount Holly 16,415 City in Gaston County, North Carolina
Belmont 12,622 City in North Carolina, United States
Cherryville 6,138 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bessemer City 5,577 City in North Carolina, United States
South Gastonia 5,312 Unincorporated community
Dallas 4,851 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Cramerton 4,511 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
Stanley 3,793 Town in North Carolina
Lowell 3,744 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Ranlo 3,708 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
High Shoals 757 Town
McAdenville 677 Human settlement in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Davidson distances to largest North Carolina cities

Map & Images (more maps)

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