Albemarle is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 16,003 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Albemarle is the 56th largest community in North Carolina.
Albemarle is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Albemarle is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Albemarle who work in sales jobs (13.11%), office and administrative support (12.54%), and teaching (7.54%).
The percentage of adults in Albemarle who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.88% of the adults in Albemarle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Albemarle in 2010 was $19,661, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,644 for a family of four. However, Albemarle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Albemarle is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Albemarle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Albemarle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Albemarle include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Albemarle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.