State Road is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,704 people and two constituent neighborhoods, State Road is the 161st largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, State Road is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, State Road is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in State Road who work in office and administrative support (14.89%), management occupations (11.64%), and sales jobs (9.50%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) State Road has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. State Road has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in State Road than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, State Road may be for you.
The percentage of adults in State Road with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.49% of adults in State Road have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in State Road in 2010 was $23,043, 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 $92,172 for a family of four. However, State Road contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call State Road home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of State Road residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in State Road include Irish, German, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in State Road is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.