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.
Unlike some towns, Maysville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Maysville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Maysville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Maysville who work in sales jobs (20.98%), maintenance occupations (10.34%), and office and administrative support (9.77%).
Maysville is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Maysville, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Of important note, Maysville is also a town of artists. Maysville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Maysville’s character.
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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The percentage of people in Maysville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Maysville in 2010 was $16,279, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,116 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Maysville include Irish, Italian, African, and English.
The most common language spoken in Maysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese and African languages.