Graham, NC


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Graham is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 14,647 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Graham is the 63rd largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Graham is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Graham is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Graham who work in office and administrative support (15.54%), sales jobs (9.99%), and management occupations (7.29%).

The citizens of Graham are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.98% of adults in Graham have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Graham in 2010 was $18,128, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,512 for a family of four.

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 19.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Graham include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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