Fletcher is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,233 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fletcher is the 112th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fletcher is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fletcher is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fletcher who work in office and administrative support (16.66%), sales jobs (16.41%), and healthcare (8.57%).
Of important note, Fletcher is also a town of artists. Fletcher has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fletcher’s character.
The education level of Fletcher citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.14% of adults in Fletcher have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fletcher in 2010 was $30,371, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,484 for a family of four. However, Fletcher contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fletcher is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fletcher home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fletcher residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fletcher include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Fletcher is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.