Eden, NC


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Living in Eden

Eden is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 15,403 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Eden is the 58th largest community in North Carolina.

Eden is a blue-collar town, with 35.49% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Eden is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eden who work in office and administrative support (13.78%), sales jobs (9.36%), and healthcare (6.26%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Eden rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.31% of adults 25 and older in Eden have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Eden in 2010 was $16,661, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,644 for a family of four.

Eden is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eden residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Eden include Irish, German, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Eden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.