Ahoskie is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,910 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ahoskie is the 151st largest community in North Carolina.
Ahoskie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ahoskie is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ahoskie who work in sales jobs (9.86%), office and administrative support (9.28%), and teaching (7.88%).
The percentage of adults in Ahoskie who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.28% of the adults in Ahoskie have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ahoskie in 2010 was $16,910, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,640 for a family of four. Ahoskie also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.51% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Ahoskie is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ahoskie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ahoskie residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Ahoskie include Irish, German, African, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Ahoskie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.