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.

Unlike some cities, Eden isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Eden are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eden is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eden who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), healthcare suport services (6.95%), and sales jobs (6.51%).

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

The percentage of people in Eden with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.42% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Eden in 2010 was $17,256, 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 $69,024 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, European, and Italian.

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