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, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ahoskie who work in sales jobs (10.97%), office and administrative support (10.74%), and teaching (7.24%).
The percentage of adults in Ahoskie with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.42% of adults in Ahoskie have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ahoskie in 2010 was $15,623, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,492 for a family of four. Ahoskie also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.59% 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 German, Irish, African, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Ahoskie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.