Newland is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 686 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newland is the 442nd largest community in North Carolina.
When you are in Newland, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.75% of Newland’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Newland is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newland who work in healthcare (8.63%), office and administrative support (8.33%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.85%).
Being a small town, Newland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Newland citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.08% of adults in Newland have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Newland in 2010 was $19,329, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,316 for a family of four. However, Newland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Newland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Newland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.69% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newland include German, Scots-Irish, Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Newland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.