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Welcome is a census-designated place (CDP) in Davidson County, in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 4,162 at the 2010 census. It is nationally known as the home of Richard Childress Racing, one of the winningest teams in NASCAR. In addition, Walker and Associates, Inc., a nationwide communication value-add distribution is headquarter here. The town motto is "Welcome to Welcome, A Friendly Place," as posted on the welcoming sign. Neighboring communities and municipalities include Midway, Arcadia, and Lexington.HistoryBeulah Church of Christ Cemetery, Good Hope Methodist Church Cemetery, and Waggoner Graveyard are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.GeographyWelcome is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.4sqmi, all of it land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 3,538 people, 1,437 households, and 1,092 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 378.4 people per square mile (146.1/km²). There were 1,514 housing units at an average density of 161.9 per square mile (62.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.31% White, 2.66% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.
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