Fuquay-Varina is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 23,907 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Fuquay-Varina is the 50th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Fuquay-Varina was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Fuquay-Varina economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Fuquay-Varina, where the median household income is $64,846.00.
Fuquay-Varina real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Fuquay-Varina house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Fuquay-Varina is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fuquay-Varina is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fuquay-Varina who work in office and administrative support (12.16%), management occupations (9.99%), and sales jobs (9.49%).
Also of interest is that Fuquay-Varina has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Fuquay-Varina is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fuquay-Varina a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fuquay-Varina has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fuquay-Varina’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Fuquay-Varina, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Fuquay-Varina 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.
The citizens of Fuquay-Varina are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.59% of adults in Fuquay-Varina have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fuquay-Varina in 2010 was $26,435, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,740 for a family of four. However, Fuquay-Varina contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fuquay-Varina is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fuquay-Varina home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fuquay-Varina residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fuquay-Varina also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.43% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fuquay-Varina include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Fuquay-Varina is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.