Graham, NC

Graham profile

Living in Graham

Graham is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 15,646 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Graham is the 63rd largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities, Graham isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Graham are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Graham is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Graham who work in office and administrative support (15.34%), sales jobs (8.37%), and management occupations (7.70%).

Also of interest is that Graham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Graham is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.09% of adults 25 and older in Graham have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Graham in 2018 was $21,808, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,232 for a family of four. However, Graham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Graham is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Graham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Graham residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Graham also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Graham include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Graham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.