Archer Lodge is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,594 people and just one neighborhood, Archer Lodge is the 181st largest community in North Carolina.
Real Estate Prices
Archer Lodge real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Archer Lodge house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Archer Lodge isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Archer Lodge are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Archer Lodge is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Archer Lodge who work in office and administrative support (14.02%), management occupations (9.11%) and food service (8.75%).
Of important note, Archer Lodge is also a town of artists. Archer Lodge has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Archer Lodge’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.00% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Archer Lodge is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Archer Lodge’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Archer Lodge, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.16 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.