Denver, NC
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Denver is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,354 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Denver is the 288th largest community in North Carolina.

Denver real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Denver house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Denver isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Denver are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Denver is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Denver who work in healthcare (17.69%), sales jobs (17.45%), and office and administrative support (13.60%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.63% 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.

The town 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, Denver has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Denver a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Denver is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Denver, the average commute to work is 31.69 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Denver is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Denver is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.29% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Denver in 2010 was $25,842, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,368 for a family of four. However, Denver contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Denver home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Denver residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Denver include English, German, French , and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Denver is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.