Leland, NC

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Living in Leland

Leland is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 19,976 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Leland is the 66th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Leland, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Leland, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Leland’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Leland does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $63,090.00.

Leland real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Leland house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Leland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Leland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Leland is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leland who work in office and administrative support (13.59%), sales jobs (12.58%), and management occupations (8.07%).

The population of Leland is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.89% of adults in Leland have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Leland in 2010 was $31,439, 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 $125,756 for a family of four. However, Leland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Leland is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Leland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leland include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Leland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.