High Point, NC
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High Point is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 110,268 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, High Point is the ninth largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities, High Point isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in High Point are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, High Point is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in High Point who work in office and administrative support (14.89%), sales jobs (11.43%), and management occupations (9.43%).

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

The education level of High Point citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.70% of adults in High Point have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in High Point in 2010 was $23,449, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,796 for a family of four. However, High Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

High Point is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call High Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of High Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in High Point include English, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in High Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.