Robbinsville, NC


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Robbinsville is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 598 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Robbinsville is the 456th largest community in North Carolina.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Robbinsville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.63% of the Robbinsville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Robbinsville is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Robbinsville who work in food service (15.98%), office and administrative support (10.31%), and maintenance occupations (9.28%).

Also of interest is that Robbinsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the benefits of Robbinsville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.15 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

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

In terms of college education, Robbinsville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.24% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Robbinsville in 2010 was $11,070, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $44,280 for a family of four. Robbinsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.86% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Robbinsville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Robbinsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Robbinsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Robbinsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.81% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Robbinsville include Scottish, Irish, German, and Scots-Irish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Robbinsville's cultural character, accounting for 15.77% of the town’s population.

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

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