Gatesville is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 305 people and just one neighborhood, Gatesville is the 518th largest community in North Carolina. Gatesville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Gatesville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gatesville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gatesville is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gatesville who work in management occupations (12.11%), healthcare (11.05%) and office and administrative support (10.00%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the nice things about Gatesville is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Gatesville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.76 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Gatesville 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.