Town Facts

Facts About Davidson

Population in 2021 (According to U.S. Census Bureau)


Year incorporated1879
Year name changed to Davidson from Davidson College1891
Fiscal yearJuly 1 - June 30
Tax rate$0.325
Number of town employees (part and full time)130
Miles of streetsApproximately 41
Miles of greenway14 
Town area5.1 sq mi 
Median Household Income$131,144
Poverty Rate6.0%


Single-family and townhome units3,190
Apartment and condominium units1,425

Key Guiding Policies & Ordinances
Comprehensive Plan2020
Strategic Plan2022-2023
Municipal Code

Planning Ordinance 2015