Indian Trail, NC
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Living in Indian Trail


Indian Trail is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 39,619 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Indian Trail is the 25th largest community in North Carolina. Indian Trail has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Indian Trail, where the median household income is $79,010.00.

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 sales jobs (13.26%), management occupations (11.94%), and office and administrative support (10.34%).

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.

Indian Trail is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Indian Trail’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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 31.71 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Indian Trail citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.74% of adults in Indian Trail have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Indian Trail in 2018 was $32,654, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,616 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 12.49% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Indian Trail include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Indian Trail is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.