Ellerbe is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 865 people and just one neighborhood, Ellerbe is the 418th largest community in North Carolina.
When you are in Ellerbe, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.27% of Ellerbe’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ellerbe is a town of professionals, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ellerbe who work in healthcare (11.18%), management occupations (8.39%), and teaching (8.07%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Ellerbe has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
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, Ellerbe has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ellerbe a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Ellerbe 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.
The citizens of Ellerbe are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.58% of adults in Ellerbe have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Ellerbe in 2018 was $22,801, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,204 for a family of four. However, Ellerbe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ellerbe is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ellerbe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ellerbe residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ellerbe also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.96% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ellerbe include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Ellerbe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Our research reveals that 91.3% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 24 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 93.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Ellerbe are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 40.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.4%), and 6.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.3%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Ellerbe, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (10.9%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (7.4%), and residents who report German roots (4.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.4%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.