Elm City is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,201 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Elm City is the 381st largest community in North Carolina.
A relatively large number of people in Elm City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.91% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Being a small town, Elm City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Elm City are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.71% of adults in Elm City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Elm City in 2018 was $19,410, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,640 for a family of four.
Elm City is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Elm City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elm City residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Elm City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.23% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elm City include Irish, German, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Elm City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.