Demographic & Economic Profile

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Demographic & Economic Profile 2016-12-28T20:15:52+00:00

The City of Davis is a university-oriented town and an active, progressive community. Davis is noted for its quality of life and
friendly, small-town feel alongside big-city cultural amenities; energy conservation, environmental programs, parks,
and tree preservation; double-decker buses, bicycles, and high quality educational institutions.

Davis’ greatest economic and social resource is its residents. Outstanding professional and technical skills, coupled with progressive and innovative thinking make the population a resource envied in surrounding communities and throughout the State. Davis residents boast the highest level of education in the state with more than 80% of Davis’ adult population completing a minimum of one year of college training and more than 67% having attained at least a four-year college degree.

* Data and Information from the City of Davis (Oct. 2012)

Incorporation: March 28, 1917

Location: Davis is located about 70 miles northeast of San Francisco and 15 miles west of Sacramento, the state capital

Area: 9.89 square miles

Population: 66,016 (2011 census)

Households: 23,483 (2011 census)

Average Household Size: 2.55 (2010 census)

Avg. Family Household Income: $133,640

Median Family Household Income: $114,094

Avg. Household Income: $89,641

Median Household Income: $55,702

* 2011 ACS

Enrollment: 32,653 (Fall 2011)

Alumni: 207,974

Colleges/Schools/Divisions:

  • 102 undergraduate majors
  • 87 graduate programs
  • 4 colleges
  • 6 professional schools

Accolades:

  • 1st among 96 of “America’s Coolest Schools” 2012, Sierra magazine’s sixth annual ranking of the greenest universities
  • 7th among public universities and 27th among among public and private universities (The Best Colleges’ Top 50 Colleges and Universities in America 2011-12)
  • 7th among the 20th Best Colleges for Socially Conscious Students (2012)

Under 20 years 23.4
20-39 years 43.7
40-59 years 20.5
Over 59 years 12.5

School 2010 2011 2012
Birch Lane Elementary 853 833 851
Cesar Chavez Elementary 895 895 877
Korematsu Elementary 902 893 896
Montgomery Elementary 855 846 849
North Davis Elementary 927 909 910
Patwin Elementary 894 867 870
Pioneer Elementary 907 885 893
Willett Elementary 934 930 946
Emerson Junior High 894 895 905
Harper Junior High 893 889 896
Holmes Junior High 890 894 915
Davis High School 858 868 864
DaVinci High School 838 837 865