Davidson

A College Town

Davidson is a town located north of Charlotte in northern Mecklenburg County with a population of just over 11,000. The town itself is home to Davidson University, named after General William Lee Davidson. The town of Davidson borders Lake Norman making it a great attraction for those who are looking to live near water. If you're searching for homes in Davidson you'll find all available real estate listings on this page. Our website data is updated every 15 minutes with 100% accuracy.

Real Estate Statistics

Total Listings: 168
Average Price: $586,091
Highest Price: $2,200,000
Lowest Price: $139,900

Roll over thumbnail to enlarge.

Davidson, NC Homes for Sale

All Listings $100,000 - $200,000 $200,000 - $300,000
$300,000 - $400,000 $400,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - $600,000
$600,000 - $700,000 $700,000 - $800,000 $800,000 - $900,000
$900,000 - $1,000,000 Over $1,000,000
168 Properties Found. Page 1 of 14

The Preserve At Narrow Passage Offers A Stately...

14220 Ryker Way, Davidson, NC

14220 Ryker Way, Davidson, NC

$1,399,900 Active
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.52 Acres
  • 4,512 ft²

Single Family Residential

MLS® #3487457

The Preserve At Narrow Passage Offers A Stately Stone & Gas Lantern Entrance. Here You Will Find Village & Luxury Homes, Custom Crafted, Tucked Into Lots Framed By Canopies Of Hardwoods. Thirty-seven Of The Preserve’s 59 Acres Are Designated Conservation Sp...

Keller Williams Lake NormanCANOPY MLS Logo

Beautiful Transitional Home In The Heart Of Dav...

REDUCED 2% 719 Spring St, Davidson, NC

719 Spring St, Davidson, NC

$1,199,000 Active
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 4,843 ft²

Single Family Residential

MLS® #3500375

Beautiful Transitional Home In The Heart Of Davidson! One Of Only A Few Generously Sized Houses In This Highly Desired Location. Dining Room And Study Lights Have Recently Been Updated With Gorgeous New Fixtures With A Modern Flair (not Pictured). Timeless...

Ivester Jackson PropertiesCANOPY MLS Logo


Davidson Real Estate Information

Davidson is a beautiful community in North Carolina with a growing population rate of 76% since 2000. This town consists of 3 constituent neighborhoods, 12,684 residents, and a median home value of $393,300. Davidson has a 75% ownership rate with single-family detached homes accounting for 62% of the town’s housing units. To encourage a growing community, this town requires that 12.5% of all new development is affordable.


Living in Davidson

Outstanding Education

Davidson is a small-town community offering its students several schooling options. The Community School of Davidson is a standout public charter school, teaching grades K-12. This school has 24% higher test scores than the state average and a 95% four-year graduation rate. In 2018, Niche ranked it the 19th best public high school in North Carolina. The Woodlawn School is a private institution with excellent test scores, athletic state championships, and many students who continue their education at prestigious universities. This town is also home to the high performing Davidson College. Notable alumni include President Woodrow Wilson, NASA astronaut Thomas Marshburn, NBA player Stephen Curry, and many CEO’s, scientists, judges, surgeons, and politicians.

69% of Davidson residents have attained a bachelor's degree or higher, which is 39% higher than the national average. This outstanding statistic shows that this community has an extremely high desire for success, advancement, and strong academic values.

Small-Town Community

Davidson consists of many family-owned businesses, giving the town a very close-knit, family-friendly atmosphere. You can head to the Pickled Peach for lunch, the Brickhouse Tavern for dinner and the Davidson Chocolate Co. for a sweet treat. Visiting family and friends can enjoy a delightful stay at the The Cedars Davidson Bed and Breakfast. During their visit, you can also bring them to Our Town Cinema for a memorable night at the movie theater.

Davidson was structured for walking pedestrians and bicycle riders, not for cars. Since the town believes in walkability and connectivity, no drive-thrus are permitted in Davidson. Since May is National Bike Month, you’ll see many riders enjoying themselves at town events that promote the benefits of bicycling. This is an active movement that town residents are passionate about. The exceptional connectivity of Davidson is continuously growing and advancing within its community.

Special events in the Davidson community include an Earth Day fair, Fourth of July celebration, Halloween March, art gallery crawl, Christmas festival, and Town Day. Davidson’s Town Day is a celebration of the town’s citizens’ community service accomplishments. Activities include scavenger hunts, face painting, paper vase decorating, a cake walk, storytelling, and creating wildflower seed-packets. Several educational opportunities involving child safety, anti-bullying, and bicyclist safety are also provided at the event.

Leading employment industries in Davidson include education, retail, healthcare, and finance.

Local Attractions

For those who want to be outdoors, kayaking and visiting Lake Davidson’s wildlife sanctuaries is a beautiful experience with nature. Sports fanatics can cheer on the Davidson College Wildcats or sign up for an athletic league with the recreation department. The Davidson Public Library is a popular destination for book lovers while the Davidson Community Players is a stop for theatre admirers. In this town, there is a special place for everyone to enjoy themselves!

Davidson is located 20 miles away from Charlotte, 25 miles from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, and 30 miles from the South Carolina border. Its beneficial location gives Davidson residents the opportunity for many nearby memorable adventures!

CANOPY MLS Logo Based on information submitted to the MLS GRID as of October 13th, 2019 at 4:28pm EDT. All data is obtained from various sources and may not have been verified by broker or MLS GRID. Supplied Open House Information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.