Rolesville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 5,785 people and just one neighborhood, Rolesville is the 205th largest community in North Carolina. Rolesville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Rolesville, where the median household income is $82,944.
Real Estate Prices
Rolesville real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Rolesville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rolesville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rolesville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rolesville who work in healthcare (13.57%), office and administrative support (11.10%) and sales jobs (10.58%).
Also of interest is that Rolesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Rolesville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Rolesville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Rolesville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rolesville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Rolesville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.67 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Rolesville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.