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Wendell, NC
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Living in Wendell


Wendell is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 11,570 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wendell is the 99th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Wendell, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Wendell, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Wendell’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Wendell does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $62,857.00.

Wendell real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Wendell house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Wendell is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wendell is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wendell who work in sales jobs (17.55%), management occupations (14.56%), and food service (13.13%).

Also of interest is that Wendell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.05% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

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 education level of Wendell citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.58% of adults in Wendell have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wendell in 2018 was $31,230, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,920 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 24.29% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wendell include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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


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