Wendell, NC
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Wendell is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 6,285 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wendell is the 132nd largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Wendell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wendell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wendell is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wendell who work in office and administrative support (20.12%), sales jobs (12.03%), and management occupations (11.80%).

In Wendell, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.63 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Wendell 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.

The citizens of Wendell are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.17% of adults in Wendell have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wendell in 2010 was $24,241, 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 $96,964 for a family of four. However, Wendell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wendell is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wendell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wendell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wendell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.05% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wendell include German, English, Polish, and African.

The most common language spoken in Wendell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.