Summerfield, NC
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Summerfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,861 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Summerfield is the 87th largest community in North Carolina.

Summerfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Summerfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Summerfield is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Summerfield is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Summerfield who work in management occupations (19.65%), sales jobs (14.07%), and business and financial occupations (9.44%).

Also of interest is that Summerfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.53% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Summerfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Summerfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Summerfield is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

If knowledge is power, Summerfield is a pretty powerful place. 51.17% of the adults in Summerfield have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Summerfield in 2010 was $46,253, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,012 for a family of four.

The people who call Summerfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Summerfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Summerfield include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Summerfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.

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