Asheboro, NC


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Asheboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 26,103 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Asheboro is the 34th largest community in North Carolina.

Asheboro is a blue-collar town, with 36.92% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Asheboro is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Asheboro who work in office and administrative support (11.69%), sales jobs (9.83%), and food service (5.89%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Asheboro rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.53% of adults 25 and older in Asheboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Asheboro in 2010 was $17,411, 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 $69,644 for a family of four.

Asheboro is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Asheboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Asheboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Asheboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Asheboro include English, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

In addition, Asheboro has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.93%).

The most common language spoken in Asheboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.