Mount Gilead is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,171 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mount Gilead is the 386th largest community in North Carolina.
Mount Gilead is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Gilead is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Gilead who work in healthcare suport services (13.25%), office and administrative support (11.33%), and the sciences (8.92%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Mount Gilead has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mount Gilead has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mount Gilead a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Mount Gilead does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Mount Gilead citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.83% of adults 25 and older in Mount Gilead have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mount Gilead in 2018 was $18,357, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,428 for a family of four.
Mount Gilead is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mount Gilead home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Gilead residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Mount Gilead include Irish, English, French, Canadian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mount Gilead is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Polish.