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 25,627 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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 (14.34%), sales jobs (13.60%), and management occupations (12.60%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.49% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

In Mint Hill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.74 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Mint Hill citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.14% of adults in Mint Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mint Hill in 2010 was $31,127, 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 $124,508 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 Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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