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Boiling Spring Lakes, NC
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Boiling Spring Lakes is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 5,943 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Boiling Spring Lakes is the 141st largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities, Boiling Spring Lakes isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Boiling Spring Lakes are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boiling Spring Lakes is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boiling Spring Lakes who work in office and administrative support (10.76%), maintenance occupations (9.68%), and sales jobs (9.41%).

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

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Boiling Spring Lakes has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Boiling Spring Lakes a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Boiling Spring Lakes is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Being a small city, Boiling Spring Lakes does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Boiling Spring Lakes with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.45% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Boiling Spring Lakes in 2018 was $25,548, 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 $102,192 for a family of four. However, Boiling Spring Lakes contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Boiling Spring Lakes is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Boiling Spring Lakes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boiling Spring Lakes residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Boiling Spring Lakes include English, Irish, German, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Boiling Spring Lakes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.


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