Havelock is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 16,621 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Havelock is the 65th largest community in North Carolina.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Havelock, employing 10.15% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Accommodation and Public Service industries employ 17.36% and 14.91% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
One of the nice things about Havelock 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.
One of the benefits of Havelock is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.74 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Havelock rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.58% of adults 25 and older in Havelock have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Havelock in 2018 was $23,978, 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 $95,912 for a family of four. However, Havelock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Havelock is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Havelock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Havelock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Havelock also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Havelock include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Havelock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.