Plymouth, NC


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Plymouth is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,658 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Plymouth is the 201st largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Plymouth isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Plymouth are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plymouth is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Plymouth who work in office and administrative support (17.62%), sales jobs (11.92%), and food service (9.67%).

Being a small town, Plymouth does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Plymouth with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.87% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Plymouth in 2010 was $18,116, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,464 for a family of four. However, Plymouth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Plymouth also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.33% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Plymouth is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Plymouth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plymouth residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Plymouth include Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Plymouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

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