Indian Trail is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 37,073 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Indian Trail is the 25th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Indian Trail was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Indian Trail economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Indian Trail, where the median household income is $66,589.00.
Indian Trail real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Indian Trail house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Indian Trail is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Indian Trail is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Indian Trail who work in office and administrative support (14.61%), sales jobs (13.25%), and management occupations (11.29%).
Also of interest is that Indian Trail has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Indian Trail is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Indian Trail really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Indian Trail perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Indian Trail is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Indian Trail, the average commute to work is 30.61 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The population of Indian Trail is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.62% of adults in Indian Trail have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Indian Trail in 2010 was $26,496, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,984 for a family of four. However, Indian Trail contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Indian Trail is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Indian Trail home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Indian Trail residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Indian Trail also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Indian Trail include Irish, English, Italian, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Indian Trail is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.