Louisburg, North Carolina Population 2020

3,573

Louisburg is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,573, it is the 188th largest city in North Carolina and the 5723rd largest city in the United States. Louisburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 6.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,359 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Louisburg has a population density of 1,287 people per square mile.

The average household income in Louisburg is $53,262 with a poverty rate of 24.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $615 per month, and the median house value is $155,200. The median age in Louisburg is 32.9 years, 22.2 years for males, and 49.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males.

Louisburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Louisburg was:

  • Black or African American: 57.19%
  • White: 39.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.07%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Louisburg, North Carolina is 3,573, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,535.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,359.

Louisburg, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,99657.19%
White1,37439.37%
Two or More Races1073.07%
Some Other Race130.37%

Louisburg Population Pyramid 2020

Louisburg Median Age

32.9


Total

22.2


Male

49.5


Female

Louisburg Adults

There are 2,817 adults, (767 of whom are seniors) in Louisburg.

Louisburg Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Louisburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,797

51.49%

Male

1,693

48.51%

Louisburg Households and Families

Louisburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Louisburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.6%31.4%
All48.6%51.4%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female32.2%67.8%
Male0%100%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2172.2248.6
Non Family4771.0544.7
Married4112.9868.6
Female2982.9932.2
Male312.680

2.96

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

0.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Louisburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1045.32%
9th to 12th Grade1919.76%
High School Graduate47624.34%
Some College53527.35%
Associates Degree20610.53%
Bachelors Degree21611.04%
Graduate Degree22811.66%

Louisburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White960876306
Black959756138
Hispanic2820
Multiple Races179
Other Race55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,500$25,167$29,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,893$18,977$21,696
Some College$27,813$$29,688
Bachelors Degree$35,556$$29,215
Graduate Degree$41,280$$40,595

$28,500

Average Earnings

$25,167

Average Male

$29,000

Average Female

Louisburg Language

Louisburg Language by Age

Louisburg Language

98.70% of Louisburg residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Louisburg Poverty

Louisburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,57654934.84%
White1,010787.72%
Multiple1073128.97%
Hispanic962222.92%

24.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.86%

Male Poverty Rate

26.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Louisburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Louisburg is Black, with 34.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Louisburg is White, with 7.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.84%
Some College24.25%
High School9.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.00%
Female Unemployed44.59%
Female Employed8.65%
Male Employed0.89%

Louisburg Income

Louisburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,941$53,262
Families$49,364$69,400
Married Families$76,250-
Non Families$21,875$28,121

Louisburg Marital Status

Louisburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Louisburg Married by Age and Sex

Louisburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Louisburg Marital Status by Race

Louisburg Veterans

161

Number of Veterans

155

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War89
First Gulf War52
Korea31
Vietnam13
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5474
75+31
65 to 7424
18 to 3423
55 to 649
Name Veterans % of Total
Black815.40%
White806.21%

$Louisburg Veterans by Education

16.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Louisburg Employment Status

39.6%

Labor Force Participation

35.3%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Louisburg Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.88%

Born in North Carolina

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.37% of Louisburg residents were born in the United States, with 67.88% having been born in North Carolina. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,573190.53%
20193,554190.54%
20183,535561.61%
20173,479190.55%
20163,460-57-1.62%
20153,517340.98%
20143,483-19-0.54%
20133,502330.95%
20123,469300.87%
20113,439140.41%
20103,4253140.97%
20003,111740.24%
19903,037-201-0.64%
19803,2382970.97%
19702,941790.27%
19602,8623171.18%
19502,5450.00%