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%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.93% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
Overall, Engelhard’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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.
Engelhard 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.