Pittsboro is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,198 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pittsboro is the 210th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Pittsboro, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Pittsboro, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Pittsboro’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Pittsboro does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $53,422.00.
Pittsboro real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Pittsboro house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pittsboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pittsboro is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pittsboro who work in office and administrative support (13.50%), healthcare (8.11%), and community and social services (7.60%).
Of important note, Pittsboro is also a town of artists. Pittsboro has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Pittsboro’s character.
Also of interest is that Pittsboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Pittsboro has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
One downside of living in Pittsboro is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pittsboro, the average commute to work is 30.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Pittsboro are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.39% of adults in Pittsboro have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pittsboro in 2010 was $28,064, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,256 for a family of four. However, Pittsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pittsboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pittsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pittsboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pittsboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pittsboro include English, Irish, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pittsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.