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 production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Conover who work in office and administrative support (13.28%), management occupations (9.18%), and sales jobs (8.91%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Conover has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Conover a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

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

The citizens of Conover are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.65% of adults in Conover having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Conover in 2010 was $25,170, 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 $100,680 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 13.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Conover include English, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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