Old Fort, NC


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Old Fort is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 911 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Old Fort is the 409th largest community in North Carolina.

Old Fort is a blue-collar town, with 37.67% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Old Fort is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Old Fort who work in sales jobs (9.21%), office and administrative support (7.86%), and management occupations (7.59%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Old Fort has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Old Fort a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Old Fort is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The rate of college-level education in Old Fort is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.31% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Old Fort in 2010 was $17,924, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,696 for a family of four.

The people who call Old Fort home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Old Fort residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Old Fort include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Old Fort is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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