Supply, NC

Supply profile

Living in Supply

Supply is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,378 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Supply is the 94th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Supply isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Supply are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Supply is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Supply who work in sales jobs (13.94%), food service (12.92%), and maintenance occupations (10.90%).

Another notable thing is that Supply is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Supply is worth considering.

One of the nice things about Supply is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The percentage of adults in Supply who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.07% of the adults in Supply have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Supply in 2018 was $25,483, 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 $101,932 for a family of four. However, Supply contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Supply is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.