Bailey, NC

Bailey profile

Living in Bailey

Bailey is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 562 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bailey is the 468th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bailey is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (25.60%), management occupations (12.00%), and office and administrative support (9.60%).

The education level of Bailey citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.18% of adults 25 and older in Bailey have a college degree.

The per capita income in Bailey in 2018 was $22,842, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,368 for a family of four. However, Bailey contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bailey is an extremely 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 18.53% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bailey include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and European.

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