Louisburg, North Carolina Population 2024

3,336

Louisburg is a city located in Franklin County North Carolina. Louisburg has a 2024 population of 3,336. Louisburg is currently growing at a rate of 2.05% annually and its population has increased by 8.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,066 in 2020.

The average household income in Louisburg is $58,640 with a poverty rate of 29.71%. The median age in Louisburg is 28.9 years: 26.1 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Louisburg Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.79%
  • White: 38.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Other race: 2.32%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,128.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.81% (270)
The current population of Louisburg, North Carolina is 3,336 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,066.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,69854.79%
White1,18238.14%
Two or more races892.87%
Other race722.32%
Asian541.74%
Native American40.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Louisburg Population by Race

Louisburg Population Pyramid 2024

Louisburg Median Age

28.9

Total

26.1

Male

48.3

Female

Louisburg Adults

There are 2,595 adults, (744 of whom are seniors) in Louisburg.

Louisburg Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Louisburg Sex Ratio

Female1,60351.73%
Male1,49648.27%

Louisburg Population by Age

Louisburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9372.454258
Non Family378018.381.7
Female2693.6230.169.9
Married2653.387.512.5
Male252.84852

3.14

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

42.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Louisburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade25113.98%
Associates Degree22212.37%
Bachelors Degree1588.8%
Graduate Degree1427.91%
High School Graduate55931.14%
Less Than 9th Grade331.84%
Some College43023.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Louisburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Louisburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White875819257
Black8576458
Asian393635
Other Race1300
Hispanic1300
2+ Races770
Native American440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 89.74%.

Louisburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$74,479$0
Graduate Degree$51,000$0$51,375
High School Graduate$13,594$0$14,258
Less Than 9th Grade$6,634$6,634$0
Overall$32,366$0$36,250
Some College$72,684$72,815$72,527

$32,366

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Louisburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Louisburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Louisburg Language

95.19% of Louisburg residents speak only English, while 4.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Louisburg Language

Louisburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,29854241.76%
Other7272100%
Hispanic7272100%
White815647.85%
Multiple7679.21%
Native44100%

29.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.37%

Male Poverty Rate

30.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Louisburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Louisburg is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Louisburg is White, with 7.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.61%.

Louisburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.4%
High School35.14%
Some College12.48%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Louisburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed84.33%
Female Unemployed59.74%
Female Employed6.17%
Male Employed5.43%

Louisburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Louisburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,542$73,426
Households$41,813$58,640
Married Families$109,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,260$33,858

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Louisburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

20.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.1%

Male Marriage Rate

20.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Louisburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Louisburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Louisburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

162

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War111
Vietnam34
Korea9
World War II0

Louisburg Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54111
75+25
65 to 7418
55 to 648
18 to 340

Louisburg Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1238.56%
White383.56%
Asian11.85%

Louisburg Veterans by Race

Louisburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

82.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Louisburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.8%

Labor Force Participation

28.5%

Employment Rate

28.3%

Unemployment Rate

Louisburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Louisburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Louisburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.6%

Born in Louisburg

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

2.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.74% of Louisburg residents were born in the United States, with 71.6% having been born in North Carolina. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Louisburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,674671.86%
20283,607681.92%
20273,539681.96%
20263,471671.97%
20253,404682.04%
20243,336672.05%
20233,269792.48%
20223,190892.87%
20213,101351.14%
20203,066-540-14.98%
20193,606722.04%
20183,534451.29%
20173,489220.63%
20163,467-53-1.51%
20153,520351%
20143,485-20-0.57%
20133,505340.98%
20123,471310.9%
20113,440120.35%
20103,42800%
20003,111742.44%
19903,037-201-6.21%
19803,23829710.1%
19702,941792.76%
19602,86231712.46%
19502,545-1,129-30.73%
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Louisburg Population by Year