Sharpsburg is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,013 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, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharpsburg who work in sales jobs (18.65%), office and administrative support (13.69%), and management occupations (6.95%).
The percentage of adults in Sharpsburg with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.73% of adults in Sharpsburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sharpsburg in 2018 was $17,900, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,600 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 32.21% 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.