Candler, NC

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Living in Candler

Candler is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 17,952 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Candler is the 53rd largest community in North Carolina.

Candler is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Candler is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Candler who work in sales jobs (13.77%), office and administrative support (12.74%), and management occupations (7.88%).

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!) Candler 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. Candler has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Candler than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Candler may be for you.

The citizens of Candler are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.75% of adults in Candler having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Candler in 2010 was $22,397, 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 $89,588 for a family of four. However, Candler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Candler home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Candler residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Candler include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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