Brevard, NC


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Brevard is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 7,735 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brevard is the 107th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities, Brevard isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brevard are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brevard is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brevard who work in office and administrative support (16.26%), management occupations (11.32%), and food service (10.51%).

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Brevard, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Brevard provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Brevard is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Brevard is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.66% of adults in Brevard have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Brevard in 2010 was $23,015, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,060 for a family of four. However, Brevard contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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