Bailey, NC


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Living in Bailey

Bailey is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 565 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bailey is the 468th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Bailey isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bailey are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bailey is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bailey who work in office and administrative support (20.98%), management occupations (8.78%), and sales jobs (6.83%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Bailey has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Being a small town, Bailey does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In Bailey, just 12.54% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Bailey in 2010 was $18,650, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,600 for a family of four.

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 13.96% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bailey include Irish, European, German, and Italian.

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