Pinnacle is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 873 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pinnacle is the 413th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Pinnacle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pinnacle are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pinnacle is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pinnacle who work in personal care services (23.56%), office and administrative support (16.83%), and healthcare (15.38%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pinnacle is worth considering.
Pinnacle is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Pinnacle isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 1.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small town, Pinnacle does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Pinnacle has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.49% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pinnacle in 2010 was $16,739, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,956 for a family of four.
The people who call Pinnacle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pinnacle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pinnacle include Irish, Polish, German, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pinnacle is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.