Pittsboro, NC
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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 $50,058.00.

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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pittsboro who work in healthcare (12.65%), office and administrative support (10.43%), and community and social services (8.68%).

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.

In Pittsboro, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The population of Pittsboro is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.94% of adults in Pittsboro have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pittsboro in 2010 was $24,883, 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 $99,532 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. Pittsboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pittsboro include Irish, German, Dutch, and African.

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

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