Weaverville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,981 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Weaverville is the 241st largest community in North Carolina.
Weaverville real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Weaverville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Weaverville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Weaverville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Weaverville who work in sales jobs (20.01%), management occupations (9.91%), and office and administrative support (8.65%).
Of important note, Weaverville is also a town of artists. Weaverville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Weaverville’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.67% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Weaverville is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Weaverville, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 90.81% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Weaverville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Weaverville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Weaverville, 48.75% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Weaverville in 2010 was $35,582, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,328 for a family of four. However, Weaverville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Weaverville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Weaverville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Weaverville include German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Weaverville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.