Income/capita 72%
Household income 99%
Unemployment 22%
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Income per capita$51,268$26,779$29,829
Median household income$109,907$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$136,111$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,278$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$51,891$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$30,500$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.7%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Davidson is 72% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Davidson is 99% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Davidson is 22% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Davidson is 69% lower than the national average

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      Davidson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%2.9%
      Manufacturing sector10.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services8.3%8.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%13.7%
      Public administration3.1%0.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%1.9%
      Education, health & social services22.4%35.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Westport, NC3,923$102,22584.8%
      Huntersville, NC51,701$90,63363.8%
      Harrisburg, NC14,500$88,86560.6%
      Cornelius, NC27,426$86,35556.1%
      Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918$73,51932.9%
      Davidson, NC12,076$109,90798.7%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Florida City, FL12,076$26,82851.5%
      Brown Deer, WI12,075$58,4725.7%
      Coolidge, AZ12,073$36,93233.2%
      Salem, OH12,071$38,62430.2%
      Poquoson, VA12,068$84,64353.0%
      Davidson, NC12,076$109,90798.7%
      Source: The Davidson, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).