North Carrollton is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 407 people and just one neighborhood, North Carrollton is the 232nd largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Carrollton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Carrollton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Carrollton who work in sales jobs (22.76%), food service (17.07%), and personal care services (16.26%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) North Carrollton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. North Carrollton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in North Carrollton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, North Carrollton may be for you.
Being a small town, North Carrollton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of North Carrollton has a very low overall level of education: only 7.41% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in North Carrollton in 2018 was $18,477, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,908 for a family of four.
North Carrollton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call North Carrollton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Carrollton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Carrollton include English, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.
The most common language spoken in North Carrollton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in North Carrollton, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of particular note, 4.2% of the people in the neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 94.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in North Carrollton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 13.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 34.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.6%), and 14.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.4%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in North Carrollton, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (4.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (3.6%), and residents who report German roots (1.3%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (1.2%).
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.