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 86.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Summerfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Summerfield who work in management occupations (18.71%), sales jobs (16.51%), and office and administrative support (10.86%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Summerfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.89% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, Summerfield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Summerfield a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Summerfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Summerfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small town, Summerfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Summerfield. 52.64% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Summerfield in 2010 was $46,636, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,544 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 German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and European.

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

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