New London is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 607 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New London is the 462nd largest community in North Carolina.
New London is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New London is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New London who work in office and administrative support (20.11%), sales jobs (11.78%), and healthcare (9.48%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) New London has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. New London has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in New London than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, New London may be for you.
Being a small town, New London does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of New London are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.78% of adults in New London having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in New London in 2018 was $30,771, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,084 for a family of four. However, New London contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call New London home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New London residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New London include German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in New London is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.