Colerain 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 193 people and just one neighborhood, Colerain is the 537th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Colerain isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Colerain are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Colerain is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colerain who work in management occupations (18.67%), sales jobs (14.67%) and healthcare (12.00%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.00% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Colerain has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Colerain has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Colerain than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Colerain may be for you.
One of the nice things about Colerain is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Colerain does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.