OAK RIDGE / SUMMERFIELD – According to career expert Zippia, Oak Ridge and Summerfield are among the top ten best small towns in North Carolina for finding jobs.
“Holy Springs takes the cake among the biggest cities in North Carolina, while Oak Ridge is bursting with jobs if you’re looking for a slightly smaller place to call home.” the online career search company wrote on its website, Zippia.com. Of the tops ten towns with a minimum of 5,000, Oak Ridge ranked No. 1 and Summerfield No. 3 out of about 106 small towns in the state.
Zippia’s criteria, which are based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, include current unemployment rate, unemployment change, current median household income, and median household change.