Davidson County is located in central North Carolina. The County Seat is Lexington and the largest city is Thomasville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 164,072 and the 2010 census population was 162,878. The land area is 552.68 square miles and there are 294.7 persons per square mile.
87.1% of the population is White, 9.3% is Black or African American, 6.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 80.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $134,000, there are 64,580 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,549, the median household income is $43,083, and 16.3% of the persons in Davidson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 12,926. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,264,173, and sales per capita were $8,101. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.4%.
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