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Pittsboro, NC
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Living in Pittsboro


Pittsboro is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,537 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Pittsboro is the 178th 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 $42,114.00.

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.

Pittsboro is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pittsboro is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pittsboro who work in office and administrative support (14.59%), food service (13.60%), and healthcare (12.40%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Pittsboro telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.81% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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

The education level of Pittsboro ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Pittsboro, 40.85% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Pittsboro in 2018 was $29,622, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,488 for a family of four. However, Pittsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pittsboro is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Pittsboro include English, German, Scots-Irish, Irish, and Scottish.

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