Littleton is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 646 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Littleton is the 448th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Littleton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Littleton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Littleton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Littleton who work in food service (14.03%), office and administrative support (13.12%), and management occupations (11.31%).
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, Littleton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Littleton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The percentage of adults in Littleton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.07% of the adults in Littleton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Littleton in 2010 was $18,922, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,688 for a family of four. However, Littleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Littleton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.52% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Littleton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Littleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Littleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Littleton include Italian, Irish, German, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Littleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese and German.