Cameron is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 341 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cameron is the 529th largest community in North Carolina.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Cameron, employing 13.07% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Healthcare and Retail industries employ 21.39% and 20.81% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Also of interest is that Cameron has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cameron has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cameron has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cameron than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cameron may be for you.
Being a small town, Cameron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Cameron is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.37% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cameron in 2018 was $22,178, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,712 for a family of four. However, Cameron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cameron is an extremely 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. Cameron also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.26% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cameron include German, Irish, Scottish, French, and English.
The most common language spoken in Cameron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.