Hiddenite is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 539 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hiddenite is the 482nd largest community in North Carolina.
Hiddenite is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hiddenite is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hiddenite who work in healthcare suport services (35.85%), sales jobs (17.79%), and office and administrative support (4.85%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hiddenite has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hiddenite has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hiddenite than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hiddenite may be for you.
One downside of living in Hiddenite is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hiddenite, the average commute to work is 35.73 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Hiddenite 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.
The percentage of adults in Hiddenite with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.87% of adults in Hiddenite have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hiddenite in 2010 was $17,584, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,336 for a family of four. However, Hiddenite contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Hiddenite also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.32% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Hiddenite home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hiddenite residents report their race to be White. Hiddenite also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hiddenite include Irish, Dutch, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hiddenite is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.