Mebane, NC


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Living in Mebane

Mebane is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 13,698 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Mebane is the 78th largest community in North Carolina.

Mebane is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mebane is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mebane who work in sales jobs (12.20%), office and administrative support (10.17%), and teaching (9.37%).

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.

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

The education level of Mebane citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.38% of adults in Mebane have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mebane in 2010 was $28,176, 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 $112,704 for a family of four. However, Mebane contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mebane is a very 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 English, Irish, Italian, and French .

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