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 17,933 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Candler is the 53rd largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Candler isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Candler are a mix 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 (13.77%), office and administrative support (12.74%), and management occupations (7.88%).

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, Candler has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Candler a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The education level of Candler citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.75% of adults in Candler have at least a bachelor's 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.