Scotland Neck, NC
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Living in Scotland Neck

Scotland Neck is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,640 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Scotland Neck is the 332nd largest community in North Carolina.

Scotland Neck is a blue-collar town, with 52.22% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Scotland Neck is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Scotland Neck who work in healthcare (15.28%), food service (10.25%), and farm management occupations (9.28%).

Another important characteristic of Scotland Neck is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.60% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Scotland Neck is worth considering.

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

The rate of college-level education in Scotland Neck is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.79% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Scotland Neck in 2018 was $18,414, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,656 for a family of four. Scotland Neck also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.04% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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

The most common language spoken in Scotland Neck is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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