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Living In Spencer, NC

A small town located in North Carolina, Spencer has a population of slightly more than 3,000. Families with young children should feel welcome, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the town. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just under 38, are younger than most cities in North Carolina. Most residents own their homes in Spencer, and 37% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $767/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Spencer will save around $2,000 compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 22 minutes, shorter than most cities in North Carolina, Spencer residents have found that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving a vehicle is the typical way to get to work, chosen by 36% of workers, while public transit is not extensively used. Walking (2%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number does exceed the national average.

Spencer has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (20%) compared to the state average. Furthermore, 14% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are two primary industries in Spencer: retail and manufacturing. Combined, these industries make up 14% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the town. Spencer workers earn an average annual income of just over $54K, about $13,000 less than those elsewhere in North Carolina. The town's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.

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