Engelhard is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 435 people and just one neighborhood, Engelhard is the 497th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Engelhard is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Engelhard is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Engelhard who work in sales jobs (22.57%), healthcare (14.93%) and management occupations (12.85%).
A relatively large number of people in Engelhard telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.93% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Engelhard is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Engelhard has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Engelhard a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Engelhard is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Engelhard spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.91 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Engelhard does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.