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.
Newland is a blue-collar town, with 38.61% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Newland is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newland who work in office and administrative support (11.53%), management occupations (10.72%), and maintenance occupations (7.51%).
Being a small town, Newland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Newland who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.26% of the adults in Newland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Newland in 2010 was $16,423, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,692 for a family of four. However, Newland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Newland is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 23.34% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newland include English, German, Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Newland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.