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.

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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisburg who work in teaching (12.28%), management occupations (11.06%), and office and administrative support (10.84%).

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.

As is often the case in a small town, Louisburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Louisburg citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.55% of adults in Louisburg have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Louisburg in 2010 was $16,501, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,004 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Louisburg include German, Irish, Scandinavian, and Welsh.

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