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Location

Situated on 567 square miles in the center of North Carolina, Davidson County is equidistant (approximately 58 miles) to Charlotte and Raleigh.

Climate

Average Annual Rainfall: 45 inches
Average Annual Snowfall: 4 inches
Average Annual Temperature: 59˚F

Source: AccessNC

Tax Rates

FY 2015-16 Annual Taxable Retail Sales ($ mil): $1,164.3
FY 2017-18 Property Tax (per $100 value): $0.5400

Source: AccessNC

Economic Resources

Davidson County Economic
Development Commission: (336) 243-1900
119 W. Center St., Lexington 27292
www.co.davidson.nc.us

DavidsonWorks: (336) 242-2065
220 E. 1st Ave., Extension, Lexington, NC 27295
www.davidsonworks.org

Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce: (336) 248-5929
507 E. Center St., Lexington, NC 27292
www.lexingtonchamber.net

Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce: (336) 475-6134
941 Randolph St., Thomasville, NC 27360
www.thomasvillechamber.net

Transportation

Davidson County Airport: (336) 956-7774
1673 Aviation Way, Lexington, NC 27292

Davidson County Transportation Services: (336) 242-2964
925 N. Main St., Lexington, NC 27292
www.co.davidson.nc.us

Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation: (336) 883-7278
107 Arrow Road, Greensboro, NC 27409
www.partnc.org

Population

Davidson County No. Residents % of Growth

2016 Estimated Population: 164,0580.1%
By Age% of Population No.of Residents
0-1925.0%40,908
20-24 5.6% 9,108
25-3411.0%18,000
35-4412.9%21,136
45-5415.3%25,157
55-6413.6%22,357
65+16.7%27,390
Median Age 42

Sources: AccessNC

Income Amount % of Growth

2016 Estimated Median Family $54,9090.3%

2016 Median Household$46,263N/A

2016 Per Capita$35,566N/A

Sources: AccessNC

Household Information

2016 Estimated Total Housing Units: 73,053
2016 Estimated Owner Occupied Housing: 45,690

Source: Access NC and U.S. Census Bureau

Workforce

June 2018 Prelim., 2017 Employment: 78.025
June 2018 Prelim., 2017 Unemployment: 2.336
June 2018 Prelim., 2017 Unemployment Rate: 2.9%

Source: AccessNC

Top Employers (1st Quarter 2017): No. of Employees

Davidson County Board of Education: 1,000+
Atrium Windows and Doors, Inc.: 500-999
County of Davidson: 500-999
Bradley Personnel, Inc.: 500-999
Old Dominion Freight Line: 500-999
Wal-Mart Associates, Inc.: 500-999
Food Lion: 500-999
Davidson County Community College: 500-999
Wake Forest University Baptist: 500-999
Lexington City Schools: 500-999
Asco Power Technologies LP: 250-499
Jeld-Wen: 250-499
Thomasville City Schools: 250-499
RCR Race Operations LLC: 250-499
Vitacost Com Inc.: 250-499
City of Lexington: 250-499
United Church Homes and Services: 250-499
Pergo LLC: 250-499
Leggett & Platt Incorporated: 250-499
Lowes Home Centers, Inc.: 250-499
Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd.: 250-499
City of Thomasville: 250-499
Cook Out Office: 250-499
Facility Logistic Services, Inc.: 250-499
Chesapeake: 250-499

Source: AccessNC

Employment by Industry (4th Quarter 2016)
Total all industries 43,635
Manufacturing 9,617
Health Care and Social Assistance 4,778
Accommodation and Food Services 3,630
Administration and Waste Services 2,993
Public Administration 2,016
Construction 2,054

Source: AccessNC