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Iron Station, NC
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Iron Station is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 825 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Iron Station is the 424th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Iron Station is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Iron Station is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Iron Station who work in sales jobs (18.03%), food service (17.38%), and computer science and math (12.46%).

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

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Iron Station is worth considering.

One downside of living in Iron Station is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Iron Station, the average commute to work is 31.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Iron Station 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 population of Iron Station has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 3.41% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Iron Station in 2018 was $26,462, which is middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,848 for a family of four. However, Iron Station contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Iron Station home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Iron Station residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Iron Station include Irish, English, Scottish, Italian, and German.

The most common language spoken in Iron Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.


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