Mount Holly, NC


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Mount Holly is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 14,176 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Mount Holly is the 65th largest community in North Carolina.

Mount Holly is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Holly is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Holly who work in office and administrative support (12.49%), sales jobs (11.58%), and management occupations (11.33%).

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

The population of Mount Holly overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Mount Holly, 24.12% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mount Holly in 2010 was $29,802, 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 $119,208 for a family of four. However, Mount Holly contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Mount Holly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.