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Welcome is in Davidson County, in the Lexington-Thomasville metro area.

Community name emerged from a dispute over what to call the railroad depot. "Welcome" was chosen either because of a welcome sign or because one man declared, "Everybody's welcome here"

The latitude of Welcome is 35.902N. The longitude is -80.257W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 889 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,538.


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$42,266
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Former and merged names include:
· Hinklesville

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23% of Welcome residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Welcome ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Welcome was $22,613, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Welcome residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Welcome, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $918.


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Libraries in Welcome include North Davidson Public Library ... View libraries

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Davidson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Welcome political report.

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The average commute time for Welcome workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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