Lawndale, NC


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Lawndale is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 592 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lawndale is the 460th largest community in North Carolina.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lawndale is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.49% of the Lawndale workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lawndale is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lawndale who work in office and administrative support (11.86%), personal care services (8.47%), and farm management occupations (8.05%).

Another important characteristic of Lawndale is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lawndale has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lawndale a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Lawndale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In Lawndale, just 6.19% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lawndale in 2010 was $17,100, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,400 for a family of four.

Lawndale is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lawndale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lawndale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lawndale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.05% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lawndale include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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

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