Vilas is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 6,606 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Vilas is the 120th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Vilas isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Vilas are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vilas is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vilas who work in sales jobs (13.88%), office and administrative support (13.55%), and food service (9.35%).
Vilas’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, Vilas has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Vilas a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Vilas does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Vilas who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.18% of adults in Vilas have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Vilas in 2010 was $23,589, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,356 for a family of four. However, Vilas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Vilas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vilas residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Vilas include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Vilas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.