Graham, NC

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Living in Graham

Graham is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 17,157 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Graham is the 62nd largest community in North Carolina.

Graham is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.18%), sales jobs (9.37%), and management occupations (6.89%).

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.

The percentage of adults in Graham who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.70% of the adults in Graham have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Graham in 2018 was $23,200, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,800 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 17.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Graham include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.

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