Pleasant Garden is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,907 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Garden is the 174th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pleasant Garden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
A relatively large number of people in Pleasant Garden telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.80% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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, Pleasant Garden is worth considering.
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: 23.70% of adults in Pleasant Garden have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Garden in 2010 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.