Chocowinity is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 821 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chocowinity is the 428th largest community in North Carolina.
Chocowinity is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Chocowinity is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Chocowinity who work in office and administrative support (19.09%), food service (9.55%), and sales jobs (7.88%).
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, Chocowinity is worth considering.
Chocowinity is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Chocowinity 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 citizens of Chocowinity have a very low rate of college education: just 9.33% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Chocowinity in 2010 was $17,269, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,076 for a family of four. However, Chocowinity contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Chocowinity is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Chocowinity home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chocowinity residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chocowinity include English, German, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Chocowinity is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.