Shawboro is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,099 people and just one neighborhood, Shawboro is the 258th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Shawboro is a blue-collar town, with 39.57% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Shawboro is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shawboro who work in office and administrative support (12.21%), sales jobs (12.13%) and management occupations (7.93%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Shawboro is worth considering.
Shawboro is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Shawboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.83 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Shawboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.