South Mills is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 470 people and just one neighborhood, South Mills is the 492nd largest community in North Carolina.
Real Estate Prices
South Mills real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although South Mills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, South Mills isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in South Mills are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Mills is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Mills who work in office and administrative support (35.53%), food service (31.58%) and art, media, and design (0.00%).
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, South Mills is worth considering.
In South Mills, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 52.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
South Mills is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around South Mills, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small town, South Mills doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.