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Julian, NC

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Overview


Julian is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,751 people and just one neighborhood, Julian is the 171st largest community in North Carolina.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Julian isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Julian are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Julian is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Julian who work in healthcare (9.48%), management occupations (9.35%), and personal care services (8.54%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.29% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Julian is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Julian a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Julian has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Julian’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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, Julian is worth considering.

Julian 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.

Demographics

The education level of Julian citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.66% of adults in Julian have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Julian in 2022 was $34,988, 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 $139,952 for a family of four. However, Julian contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Julian is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Julian home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Julian residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Julian also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.00% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Julian include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Julian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.1% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in North Carolina, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in North Carolina. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Julian are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 53.9% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 31.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.1%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Julian, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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