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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Candler is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (12.92%), office and administrative support (11.53%), and management occupations (9.17%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Candler is worth considering.
The population of Candler overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Candler, 24.77% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Candler in 2010 was $24,537, which is middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,148 for a family of four. However, Candler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Candler is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Candler include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Candler is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.