Maysville is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,004 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Maysville is the 399th largest community in North Carolina.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Maysville, employing 6.44% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Retail and Healthcare industries employ 18.32% and 16.09% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Maysville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
In Maysville, just 7.21% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Maysville in 2010 was $14,809, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,236 for a family of four.
Maysville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Maysville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maysville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Maysville include Irish, African, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Maysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Navajo.