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Trenton, NC
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Living in Trenton


Trenton is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 238 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Trenton is the 548th largest community in North Carolina.

When you are in Trenton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 48.54% of Trenton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Trenton is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Trenton who work in sales jobs (23.30%), law enforcement and fire fighting (12.62%), and healthcare suport services (2.91%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Trenton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Trenton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Trenton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Trenton may be for you.

Trenton 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.

The rate of college-level education in Trenton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.43% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Trenton in 2018 was $22,716, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,864 for a family of four. However, Trenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Trenton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Trenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Trenton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.63% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Trenton include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.

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


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