Sharpsburg is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,003 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sharpsburg is the 307th largest community in North Carolina.
When you are in Sharpsburg, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.24% of Sharpsburg’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sharpsburg is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharpsburg who work in sales jobs (14.94%), office and administrative support (10.96%), and food service (7.10%).
Sharpsburg is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Sharpsburg have a very low rate of college education: just 7.01% 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 Sharpsburg in 2010 was $15,245, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,980 for a family of four. Sharpsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.50% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Sharpsburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Sharpsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sharpsburg residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Sharpsburg include German, Scots-Irish, Irish, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Sharpsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and African languages.