Stem is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 470 people and just one neighborhood, Stem is the 491st largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Stem, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Stem, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Stem’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Stem does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $63,705.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stem is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stem is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stem who work in office and administrative support (16.07%), healthcare (15.31%) and healthcare suport services (11.22%).
Also of interest is that Stem has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Stem is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Stem, the average commute to work is 30.42 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Stem does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.