Arden is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 5,597 people and just one neighborhood, Arden is the 145th largest community in North Carolina. Arden has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Arden, where the median household income is $56,375.
Real Estate Prices
Arden real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Arden house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Arden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Arden is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arden who work in management occupations (12.56%), office and administrative support (11.36%) and sales jobs (9.81%).
Also of interest is that Arden has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Arden is worth considering.
Being a small town, Arden does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.