Pleasant Garden, NC
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Living in Pleasant Garden


Pleasant Garden is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,932 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Garden is the 174th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Pleasant Garden isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pleasant Garden are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Garden is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Garden who work in management occupations (14.43%), office and administrative support (9.02%), and sales jobs (7.64%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.80% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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!) Pleasant Garden 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. Pleasant Garden has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pleasant Garden than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pleasant Garden may be for you.

Pleasant Garden 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 education level of Pleasant Garden citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.70% of adults in Pleasant Garden have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pleasant Garden in 2018 was $27,515, 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 $110,060 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, Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Pleasant Garden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.


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