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Davidson County, North Carolina

PO Box 1067
Lexington, NC 27293
Phone: (336) 242-2200
Fax: (336) 248-8440
www.co.davidson.nc.us/dcinfo.htm

In west-central NC, south of Winston-Salem; organized 1822 from Rowan County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Lee Davidson (1746-81), army officer killed during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 566.77 (land 552.15; water 14.62) Population per square mile: 280.00
Population 2005: 154,623 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 16.20% Population 2000: 147,246 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 9.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,703; median household $38,640; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,718-$26,036
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Thomasville (25,752)
  • Lexington County seat (20,472)

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    Davidson County, Tennessee

    205 Metro Courthouse
    Nashville, TN 37201
    Phone: (615) 862-6770
    Fax: (615) 862-6774
    www.nashville.gov

    In west-central TN, northwest of Murfreesboro; organized Apr 18, 1783 (prior to statehood) from Washington County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Lee Davidson (1746-81), officer killed during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 526.11 (land 502.26; water 23.85) Population per square mile: 1145.30
    Population 2005: 575,261 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 569,891 (White 65.10%; Black or African American 25.90%; Hispanic or Latino 4.60%; Asian 2.30%; Other 4.80%). Foreign born: 6.90%. Median age: 34.10
    Income 2000: per capita $23,069; median household $39,797; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,388-$38,056
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Nashville County seat (546,719)
  • Goodlettsville (15,111)

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