Alamance is a tiny village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 978 people and just one neighborhood, Alamance is the 405th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Alamance, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Alamance, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Alamance’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Alamance does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $80,000.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Alamance isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Alamance are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alamance is a village of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alamance who work in management occupations (18.22%), business and financial occupations (12.01%) and office and administrative support (9.94%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Alamance is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Alamance is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Alamance really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Alamance perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small village, Alamance doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.