Magnolia, NC

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Living in Magnolia

Magnolia is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 831 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Magnolia is the 422nd largest community in North Carolina.

When you are in Magnolia, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 52.37% of Magnolia’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Magnolia is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in farm management occupations (13.32%), management occupations (9.49%), and sales jobs (8.21%).

In addition, many people in Magnolia have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.

Being a small town, Magnolia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Magnolia have a very low rate of college education: just 6.65% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Magnolia in 2018 was $16,172, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,688 for a family of four. However, Magnolia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Magnolia also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.28% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Magnolia is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Magnolia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Magnolia, accounting for 51.88% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Magnolia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Magnolia include English, Irish, European, German, and Scottish.

In addition, Magnolia has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.36%).

The most common language spoken in Magnolia is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German/Yiddish.

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