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Davidson
  • Suburb of Charlotte, NC

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Davidson is a suburb of Charlotte with a population of 12,735. Davidson is in Mecklenburg County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Davidson offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Davidson there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Davidson and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Davidson are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$448,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,264
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    37.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    128.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    712.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    75.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

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