Louisburg, NC
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Louisburg is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,553 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Louisburg is the 232nd largest community in North Carolina.

Louisburg is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.53% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Louisburg is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisburg who work in office and administrative support (17.53%), personal care services (10.11%), and healthcare (9.10%).

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.

Being a small town, Louisburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Louisburg citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.83% of adults in Louisburg have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Louisburg in 2010 was $17,525, 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 $70,100 for a family of four. However, Louisburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, German, Welsh, and Scottish.

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