Sherrills Ford is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 5,614 people and just one neighborhood, Sherrills Ford is the 137th largest community in North Carolina.
Real Estate Prices
Sherrills Ford home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Sherrills Ford real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Sherrills Ford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sherrills Ford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sherrills Ford is a town of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sherrills Ford who work in sales jobs (16.77%), office and administrative support (12.79%) and management occupations (12.72%).
Also of interest is that Sherrills Ford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Sherrills Ford is also a town of artists. Sherrills Ford has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sherrills Ford’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Sherrills Ford telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.41% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sherrills Ford has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sherrills Ford a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Sherrills Ford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.73 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.