At only five square miles, Davidson, North Carolina is known as a quaint college town that is home to about 11,000 people. About 66 percent of the area's households consist of families. The area has a very low crime rate in comparison to the national index, and most of its residents are highly educated. More than 99 percent of adult residents graduated high school, 69 percent have at least a bachelor's degree and 32 percent have a graduate degree or higher. Homes in the area average about $380,000.
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Davidson, North Carolina is part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. Students attend Davidson Elementary through fifth grade, and then go to Bailey Middle School and William A. Hough High School in the neighboring town of Cornelius. Several private education institutions are available, too. College-age residents often attend the city's own Davidson College, but several other colleges, including NASCAR Technical Institute, University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College, are within 20 miles of the city. Although Davidson doesn't offer public transportation, the city has won awards for being one of the best for walking and biking.
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Davidson, North Carolina has mild temperatures throughout the year. Winters don't often fall colder than 30 degrees, and summers range between 70 and 90 degrees. The area is quite popular for its history, nature and culture. Davidson College Arboretum offers the community free access to more than 3,000 different plants situated on 100 acres, and Lake Norman State Park provides boating, fishing, swimming, camping and hiking. For a unique look at the city, many residents enjoy the two-hour Ghost Walk of Davidson or the six-venue Tour De Food Davidson. The city's Duke Family Performance Hall offers musical and theatre entertainment, and Downtown Davidson provides plenty of shopping and dining options. Despite offering so much, Davidson still very much provides a small town vibe that makes it so well loved. Fall in love yourself when you search our listing of available homes.