Bailey, NC

map preview
Please wait, loading your map...


Bailey profile

Living in Bailey

Bailey is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 561 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bailey is the 468th largest community in North Carolina.

Bailey is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bailey is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bailey who work in sales jobs (20.63%), office and administrative support (16.40%), and management occupations (13.23%).

Also of interest is that Bailey has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The percentage of adults in Bailey who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.60% of the adults in Bailey have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bailey in 2010 was $20,782, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,128 for a family of four. However, Bailey contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bailey is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bailey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bailey residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bailey also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.00% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bailey include English, German, Irish, European, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Bailey is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.