Timberlake is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 11,538 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Timberlake is the 79th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Timberlake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Timberlake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Timberlake who work in office and administrative support (15.77%), management occupations (7.74%), and healthcare (7.32%).
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, Timberlake is worth considering.
One downside of living in Timberlake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.84 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Timberlake is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.15% of adults 25 and older in Timberlake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Timberlake in 2010 was $26,392, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,568 for a family of four. However, Timberlake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Timberlake is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Timberlake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Timberlake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Timberlake include Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Timberlake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.