Mebane is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 16,262 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Mebane is the 78th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Mebane, 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 Mebane, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Mebane’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Mebane does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $54,157.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mebane is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mebane is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mebane who work in office and administrative support (12.94%), sales jobs (11.08%), and management occupations (10.40%).
Also of interest is that Mebane has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Mebane citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.13% of adults in Mebane have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mebane in 2018 was $27,848, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,392 for a family of four. However, Mebane contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mebane is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mebane home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mebane residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mebane include German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Mebane is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.