Glen Alpine is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,499 people and just one neighborhood, Glen Alpine is the 347th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Glen Alpine is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Glen Alpine is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Alpine who work in healthcare (19.39%), office and administrative support (11.76%) and sales jobs (8.85%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Glen Alpine is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Glen Alpine 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, Glen Alpine has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Glen Alpine’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Glen Alpine 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.