Roxboro, NC


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Roxboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,334 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Roxboro is the 102nd largest community in North Carolina.

Roxboro is a blue-collar town, with 42.17% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Roxboro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roxboro who work in sales jobs (11.96%), office and administrative support (9.63%), and healthcare suport services (5.59%).

The citizens of Roxboro have a very low rate of college education: just 9.58% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Roxboro in 2010 was $12,658, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,632 for a family of four. Roxboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.85% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Roxboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Roxboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roxboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Roxboro include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and French .

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