Statesville is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 26,221 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Statesville is the 37th largest community in North Carolina.
Statesville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Statesville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Statesville who work in office and administrative support (12.50%), sales jobs (11.34%), and management occupations (6.95%).
As is often the case in a small city, Statesville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Statesville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.29% of the adults in Statesville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Statesville in 2010 was $19,936, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,744 for a family of four. However, Statesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Statesville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Statesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Statesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Statesville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Statesville include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Statesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.