Barnardsville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,749 people and just one neighborhood, Barnardsville is the 220th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Barnardsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Barnardsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barnardsville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Barnardsville who work in office and administrative support (13.92%), sales jobs (11.00%) and food service (8.98%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.81% 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
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, Barnardsville is worth considering.
Being a small town, Barnardsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.