Weaverville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,911 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Weaverville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Weaverville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Weaverville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Weaverville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.75% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
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.