Fletcher is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,079 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fletcher is the 112th largest community in North Carolina.
Fletcher is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 sales jobs (17.09%), office and administrative support (16.06%), and management occupations (9.32%).
In Fletcher, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Fletcher is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The population of Fletcher is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.02% of adults in Fletcher have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fletcher in 2010 was $29,408, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,632 for a family of four. However, Fletcher contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fletcher include Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Fletcher is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.