China Grove is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,182 people and two constituent neighborhoods, China Grove is the 217th largest community in North Carolina.
When you are in China Grove, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.06% of China Grove’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, China Grove is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in China Grove who work in food service (11.79%), office and administrative support (8.59%), and sales jobs (6.23%).
China Grove is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in China Grove is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.75% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in China Grove in 2010 was $22,552, which is middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,208 for a family of four. However, China Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
China Grove is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call China Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of China Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. China Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.37% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in China Grove include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in China Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.