Reidsville, NC

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Living in Reidsville

Reidsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 13,857 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Reidsville is the 62nd largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Reidsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Reidsville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Reidsville who work in office and administrative support (14.85%), sales jobs (11.11%), and food service (6.98%).

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

The citizens of Reidsville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.52% of adults in Reidsville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Reidsville in 2010 was $21,574, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,296 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Reidsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.