Mint Hill, NC
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Mint Hill is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 26,748 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Mint Hill is the 39th largest community in North Carolina.

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

Mint Hill is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mint Hill is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mint Hill who work in office and administrative support (14.91%), sales jobs (14.64%), and management occupations (11.15%).

Also of interest is that Mint Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.01% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Mint Hill is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mint Hill really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mint Hill perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Mint Hill is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mint Hill, the average commute to work is 31.18 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Mint Hill are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.11% of adults in Mint Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mint Hill in 2010 was $31,987, 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 $127,948 for a family of four. However, Mint Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Mint Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.