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.

Wendell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wendell is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wendell who work in office and administrative support (22.44%), sales jobs (12.29%), and management occupations (10.57%).

One downside of living in Wendell, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.34 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Wendell citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.97% of adults in Wendell have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wendell in 2010 was $28,183, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,732 for a family of four. However, Wendell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wendell is a very 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 12.80% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wendell include English, Irish, African, and Polish.

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