Knotts Island is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,639 people and just one neighborhood, Knotts Island is the 344th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Knotts Island is a blue-collar town, with 36.72% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Knotts Island is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Knotts Island who work in sales jobs (16.03%), office and administrative support (15.42%) and management occupations (5.88%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Knotts Island is worth considering.
One of the nice things about Knotts Island is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Knotts Island is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Knotts Island, the average commute to work is 45.26 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.