Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at DCCC are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Davidson County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 19%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 72% more female students than male students enrolled at Davidson County Community College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DCCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Davidson County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Davidson County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,343
Women 2,311

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

DCCC serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Davidson County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,984 per year

54% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,654
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 44.2%
Part time Undergrads 52.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198376 IPEDS survey data for Davidson County Community College.