Enfield is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,865 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Enfield is the 314th largest community in North Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Enfield is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.38% of the Enfield workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Enfield is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Enfield who work in sales jobs (10.14%), healthcare suport services (8.31%), and healthcare (7.32%).
In Enfield, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.60 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Enfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Enfield, just 6.28% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Enfield in 2018 was $13,657, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,628 for a family of four. Enfield also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.54% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Enfield is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Enfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Enfield residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Enfield include African, Scottish, Serbian, Trinidadian and Tobagonian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Enfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.