Conover, NC


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Conover is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,248 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Conover is the 103rd largest community in North Carolina.

Conover is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Conover is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Conover who work in management occupations (13.19%), office and administrative support (13.04%), and sales jobs (9.44%).

As is often the case in a small city, Conover doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Conover citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.33% of adults in Conover have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Conover in 2010 was $23,093, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,372 for a family of four. However, Conover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Conover is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Conover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conover residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Conover also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Conover include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Conover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.