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Coats, NC
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Coats profile


Living in Coats



Coats is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,229 people and two associated neighborhoods, Coats is the 300th largest community in North Carolina.

In Coats, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.83 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Coats does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Coats with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.59% of adults in Coats have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Coats in 2018 was $20,633, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,532 for a family of four.

Coats is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Coats home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coats residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Coats also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.99% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Coats include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

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