Parkton is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 440 people and just one neighborhood, Parkton is the 499th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Parkton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.54% of the Parkton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Parkton is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parkton who work in office and administrative support (9.61%), healthcare suport services (8.30%) and food service (6.99%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Parkton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Parkton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Parkton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Parkton may be for you.
Parkton 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.