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%).
Pleasant Garden is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pleasant Garden’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.
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 citizens of Pleasant Garden are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.22% of adults in Pleasant Garden having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.