Sharpsburg is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,014 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sharpsburg is the 307th largest community in North Carolina.
Sharpsburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sharpsburg is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharpsburg who work in sales jobs (22.08%), office and administrative support (9.05%), and teaching (6.40%).
Also of interest is that Sharpsburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Sharpsburg, just 8.60% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sharpsburg in 2010 was $17,812, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,248 for a family of four. However, Sharpsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Sharpsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.87% 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 Scots-Irish, Irish, English, German, and European.
The most common language spoken in Sharpsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.