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 38.33% 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 (11.63%), office and administrative support (11.15%), and maintenance occupations (6.94%).
The citizens of Roxboro have a very low rate of college education: just 9.92% 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 $12,253, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $49,012 for a family of four. Roxboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 44.69% 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. Roxboro also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.18% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Roxboro include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Roxboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.