Ramseur is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,701 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ramseur is the 329th largest community in North Carolina.
When you are in Ramseur, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 48.13% of Ramseur’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ramseur is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ramseur who work in office and administrative support (11.62%), sales jobs (10.24%), and management occupations (7.61%).
Also of interest is that Ramseur has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ramseur has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ramseur a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Ramseur, just 9.94% 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 Ramseur in 2010 was $14,386, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,544 for a family of four. Ramseur also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.28% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Ramseur is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ramseur home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ramseur residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ramseur also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.60% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ramseur include English, Irish, Swiss, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ramseur is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.