Elk Park is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 445 people and just one neighborhood, Elk Park is the 494th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Elk Park is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.83% of the Elk Park workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Elk Park is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elk Park who work in food service (24.58%), healthcare suport services (11.02%) and office and administrative support (10.17%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Elk Park 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. Elk Park has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Elk Park than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Elk Park may be for you.
Elk Park 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.