Davidson is a lakeside town on Lake Norman in northern Mecklenburg County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 10,944 at the 2010 census. It is home to Davidson College. The town is centered on the college from which it takes its name.
The town was founded in 1837 with the establishment of the Presbyterian Davidson College, named for Brigadier General William Lee Davidson, a local Revolutionary War hero in Mecklenburg County. The land for Davidson College came from Davidson’s estate, a large portion of which was donated by his son.
There are approximately 2,429 family households out of which 34.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% have a male householder with no wife present, and 33.8% are non-families. 26.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.4 and the average family size is 3.11.
In the town the population is spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 14.9% from 20 to 29, 21.9% from 35 to 49, 16.2% from 50 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35.7 years. 47.5% of the population is male and 52.5% is female.
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Stunning 3 Bedroom Waterfront Penthouse with breathtaking views on the third floor located in the Newport section of Davidson Landing! Open floor plan & high ceilings make it perfect for entertaining! Enjoy the beautiful lake views from Great Room, Master Bedroom, Kitchen & covered Balcony. Updated Kitchen w/granite counters, tile back splash, stainless steel appliances & breakfast bar. Master Bedroom Ensuite with vaulted ceiling overlooks the lake & has sliding doors to balcony. Master Bath has granite counters & tile flooring. There are 2 additional bedrooms and additional bath w/granite counters, walk-in shower & tile flooring. Extensive wood work & moldings throughout. The community amenities include pool overlooking Lake Norman, private beach, tennis/basketball courts, walking/fitness trails & pier/fishing dock. Enjoy walking to the North Harbor Club and marina, or stroll on the boardwalk around the community. Resort style living all year round! Furniture is available for sale.
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