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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ramseur is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.15% of the Ramseur workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ramseur is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ramseur who work in office and administrative support (11.09%), sales jobs (11.09%), and management occupations (9.49%).
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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ramseur is worth considering.
The population of Ramseur has a very low overall level of education: only 9.17% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Ramseur in 2010 was $15,626, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,504 for a family of four. Ramseur also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.08% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Ramseur is an extremely 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 17.86% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ramseur include English, Irish, Italian, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Ramseur is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.