Pleasant Garden is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,869 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Garden is the 174th largest community in North Carolina.
Pleasant Garden is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Garden is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Garden who work in management occupations (13.69%), office and administrative support (10.73%), and sales jobs (10.45%).
Because of many things, Pleasant Garden is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pleasant Garden a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Pleasant Garden has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pleasant Garden’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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, Pleasant Garden has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pleasant Garden a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Pleasant Garden doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Pleasant Garden citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.22% of adults in Pleasant Garden have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Garden in 2010 was $25,273, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,092 for a family of four. However, Pleasant Garden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pleasant Garden is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pleasant Garden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pleasant Garden residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant Garden include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Garden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.