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 (17.44%), sales jobs (10.57%), and healthcare (6.32%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Timberlake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Timberlake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Timberlake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Timberlake, the average commute to work is 35.87 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Timberlake with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.22% of adults in Timberlake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Timberlake in 2010 was $26,809, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,236 for a family of four. However, Timberlake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Timberlake is a somewhat 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, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Timberlake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.