Deep Gap is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,971 people and just one neighborhood, Deep Gap is the 256th largest community in North Carolina.
Real Estate Prices
Deep Gap real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Deep Gap house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Deep Gap isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Deep Gap are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Deep Gap is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Deep Gap who work in management occupations (15.17%), office and administrative support (10.95%) and teaching (10.07%).
Of important note, Deep Gap is also a town of artists. Deep Gap has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Deep Gap’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Deep Gap is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Deep Gap’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Deep Gap 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. Deep Gap has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Deep Gap than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Deep Gap may be for you.
Being a small town, Deep Gap does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.