Vilas is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 6,927 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Vilas is the 120th largest community in North Carolina.
Vilas is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.43%), office and administrative support (12.35%), and management occupations (9.91%).
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!) Vilas 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. Vilas has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Vilas than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Vilas may be for you.
The education level of Vilas citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.96% of adults in Vilas have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Vilas in 2010 was $25,392, 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 $101,568 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Vilas include German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Vilas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.