Robbins is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,184 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Robbins is the 392nd largest community in North Carolina.
When you are in Robbins, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.63% of Robbins’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Robbins is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Robbins who work in maintenance occupations (13.13%), office and administrative support (8.08%), and sales jobs (7.58%).
One downside of living in Robbins, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.27 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Robbins does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Robbins, just 12.87% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Robbins in 2010 was $15,594, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,376 for a family of four. However, Robbins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Robbins also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.44% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Robbins is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Robbins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Robbins residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Robbins also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 46.38% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Robbins include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
Robbins also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.40%.
The most common language spoken in Robbins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.