White Lake is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 788 people and just one neighborhood, White Lake is the 430th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
White Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, White Lake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in White Lake who work in office and administrative support (15.75%), management occupations (14.16%) and teaching (9.82%).
Another important characteristic of White Lake is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that White Lake is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, White Lake’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
As is often the case in a small town, White Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.