Louisburg, NC

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Living in Louisburg

Louisburg is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,535 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Louisburg is the 232nd largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Louisburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Louisburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Louisburg is a town of professionals, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisburg who work in healthcare (11.51%), management occupations (9.99%), and office and administrative support (8.47%).

Also of interest is that Louisburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Louisburg, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Louisburg provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

The citizens of Louisburg are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.70% of adults in Louisburg having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Louisburg in 2010 was $19,801, 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 $79,204 for a family of four.

Louisburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Louisburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Louisburg residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Louisburg include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and French.

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