Garland is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 635 people and just one neighborhood, Garland is the 453rd largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Garland, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.83% of Garland’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Garland is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Garland who work in food service (14.94%), maintenance occupations (11.20%) and farm management occupations (9.13%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Garland. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
You will also find that a lot of people in Garland work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle
Garland 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.