Sharpsburg is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,017 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sharpsburg is the 307th largest community in North Carolina.
Sharpsburg is a blue-collar town, with 36.25% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (19.09%), office and administrative support (9.48%), and food service (7.92%).
The population of Sharpsburg has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.82% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sharpsburg in 2010 was $17,020, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,080 for a family of four. Sharpsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.73% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Sharpsburg is a very 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 English, Scots-Irish, Irish, German, and French.
The most common language spoken in Sharpsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.