Weaverville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,974 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.
Unlike some towns, Weaverville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Weaverville are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.46%), office and administrative support (10.13%), and management occupations (9.10%).
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: 14.94% 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 such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
If knowledge is power, Weaverville is a pretty powerful place. 51.75% of the adults in Weaverville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Weaverville in 2010 was $35,782, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,128 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 English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Weaverville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.