Biltmore Forest is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,422 people and just one neighborhood, Biltmore Forest is the 359th largest community in North Carolina.
Real Estate Prices
Biltmore Forest home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Biltmore Forest real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Biltmore Forest is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 97.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Biltmore Forest is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Biltmore Forest who work in healthcare (21.99%), management occupations (16.67%) and sales jobs (11.51%).
Also of interest is that Biltmore Forest has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.67% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
In addition, Biltmore Forest is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Biltmore Forest is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Biltmore Forest really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Biltmore Forest perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Biltmore Forest spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.82 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Biltmore Forest is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.