Bermuda Run, situated in Davie County, is a small town made up of about 2 square miles...
August 15, 2016
The Town originated from land that made up Ariston Farm. The farm was built by China and David Lybrook in the 1920's and would become a retirement community, country club, and golf course. Arnold Palmer bought the first lot for sale and built the Bermuda Run Country Club.
The country club was sold in the 1980's to developers who purchased another 234 acres of the farm, and they expanded the area with condominiums, a retirement center, and 9 more holes of golf. Incorporated in 1999; Bermuda Run is one of three gated communities to be an official municipality in the state.
The median resident age in Bermuda Run is 61 years. The median estimated household income is about $75,000 making it about $30,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $51,000. The average price for a home in Bermuda Run is about $234,000 (2013) which is $79,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $820 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Bermuda Run is 95% White, 2% Black, 1% Asian, 1% Hispanic, and 1% Two or more races. 97% of the population are high school graduates, with 60% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 64% are married, 10% are divorced, 13% are widowed, 1% separated, leaving 12% that have never been married.
Bermuda Run belongs to Davie County in the central part of North Carolina. The County, named after William R. Davie, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Davie County has a population of 41,240 and its largest city Mocksville, with a population of 5,000, is the county seat.
Davie County was formed from parts of Rowan County in 1836. During the American Civil War, 1,147 soldiers from Davie County fought for the Confederacy.
Davie County borders Iredell, Rowan, Davidson, Forsyth, and Yadkin Counties.
Davie County is made up of 267 square miles. 264 of which is land with the remaining 3 as water.
The Population of Bermuda Run, NC is about 1,725.
The elevation of Bermuda Run, NC is 794 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Bermuda Run, NC is 27006.
The area code for Bermuda Run, NC is 336.
Historically speaking Bermuda Run and Davie County have voted mostly Republican, with 71% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 50% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 45% are protestants with Catholics making up around 5%.
The unemployment rate for Bermuda Run is about 5% (2015), making it the same as the state average of around 5%. Retail, manufacturing, and health care make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.