Shallotte, NC
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Shallotte is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,991 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Shallotte is the 211th largest community in North Carolina. Shallotte 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 Shallotte, where the median household income is $36,947.00.

Shallotte is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shallotte is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shallotte who work in sales jobs (14.93%), food service (11.32%), and maintenance occupations (10.40%).

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, Shallotte is worth considering.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Shallotte spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.85 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small town, Shallotte doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Shallotte is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.72% of adults 25 and older in Shallotte have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Shallotte in 2010 was $23,771, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,084 for a family of four. However, Shallotte contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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