Whitakers, NC
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Whitakers is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 702 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Whitakers is the 435th largest community in North Carolina.

Whitakers is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Whitakers is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Whitakers who work in office and administrative support (9.06%), management occupations (8.39%), and maintenance occupations (7.38%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Whitakers is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small town, Whitakers doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Whitakers has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.38% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Whitakers in 2018 was $15,434, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,736 for a family of four. Whitakers also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.05% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Whitakers is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Whitakers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Whitakers residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Whitakers include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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


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