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Fair Bluff, NC

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Overview


Fair Bluff is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 716 people and just one neighborhood, Fair Bluff is the 444th largest community in North Carolina.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Fair Bluff isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fair Bluff are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fair Bluff is a town of service providers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fair Bluff who work in personal care services (22.73%), healthcare suport services (14.77%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (9.66%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Fair Bluff is worth considering.

One downside of living in Fair Bluff, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.36 minutes every day commuting to work.

Fair Bluff is a very car-oriented town. 98.26% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Fair Bluff is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Fair Bluff has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

Fair Bluff 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.

Demographics

The population of Fair Bluff has a very low overall level of education: only 7.73% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Fair Bluff in 2018 was $20,914, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,656 for a family of four.

Fair Bluff is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fair Bluff home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fair Bluff residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Fair Bluff include Irish, English, Scottish, German, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Fair Bluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 93.2% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 33.4% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 36 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Fair Bluff are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 8.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 55.7% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 38.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.3%), and 11.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Fair Bluff, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (7.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (5.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (2.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (1.6%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 (27.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (93.2%) 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 (5.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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