Louisburg, NC
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Louisburg profile

Living in Louisburg

Louisburg is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,064 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Louisburg is the 249th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Louisburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (11.81%), teaching (9.03%), and management occupations (8.83%).

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.

In addition, Louisburg is a college town. There are a lot of students in Louisburg attending college, and as a result Louisburg provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

The population of Louisburg overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Louisburg, 21.53% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Louisburg in 2018 was $17,858, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,432 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 English, Irish, German, European, and Italian.

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