Cameron is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 295 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cameron is the 529th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Cameron isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cameron are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cameron is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cameron who work in sales jobs (16.67%), office and administrative support (13.16%), and maintenance occupations (8.77%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.61% 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.
The overall crime rate in Cameron is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town 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, Cameron has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cameron a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Cameron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Cameron, just 10.43% 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 Cameron in 2010 was $17,702, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,808 for a family of four.
Cameron is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cameron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cameron residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cameron include German, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cameron is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.