Sharpsburg, North Carolina Population 2024

1,715

Sharpsburg is a city located in Edgecombe County, Nash County, and Wilson County North Carolina. Sharpsburg has a 2024 population of 1,715. Sharpsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 0.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,699 in 2020.

The average household income in Sharpsburg is $46,093 with a poverty rate of 17.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sharpsburg is 38.2 years, 39 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Sharpsburg Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.11%
  • White: 38.56%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Other race: 0.4%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,687.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.94% (16)
The current population of Sharpsburg, North Carolina is 1,715 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,699.

Sharpsburg, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American87458.11%
White58038.56%
Two or more races442.93%
Other race60.4%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sharpsburg Population by Race

Sharpsburg Population Pyramid 2024

Sharpsburg Median Age

38.2

Total

39

Male

35.9

Female

Sharpsburg Adults

There are 1,060 adults, (263 of whom are seniors) in Sharpsburg.

Sharpsburg Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharpsburg Sex Ratio

Female83255.32%
Male67244.68%

Sharpsburg Population by Age

Sharpsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6322.3848.351.7
Non Family2631.165446
Female1633.0135.664.4
Married1393.7375.524.5
Male672.870100
showing: 5 rows

3.11

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sharpsburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 78.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.12%.

Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,500

Average Earnings

$36,574

Average Male

$29,597

Average Female

Sharpsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sharpsburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sharpsburg Language

98.32% of Sharpsburg residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Sharpsburg Language

Sharpsburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White58013022.41%
Black87411713.39%
Multiple441022.73%
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17.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.41%

Male Poverty Rate

16.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharpsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharpsburg is Multiple, with 22.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharpsburg is Black, with 13.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 22.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.22%.

Sharpsburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40%
High School30.4%
Some College0.84%
Bachelors or Greater
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Sharpsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed13.1%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Sharpsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sharpsburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sharpsburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

24.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharpsburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sharpsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Sharpsburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sharpsburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

64

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Sharpsburg Veterans by War

count

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Sharpsburg Veterans by Age

count

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Sharpsburg Veterans by Race

Sharpsburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharpsburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sharpsburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sharpsburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sharpsburg 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

86.04%

Born in Sharpsburg

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sharpsburg residents were born in the United States, with 86.04% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sharpsburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,74560.35%
20281,73960.35%
20271,73360.35%
20261,72760.35%
20251,72160.35%
20241,71560.35%
20231,70960.35%
20221,70360.35%
20211,697-2-0.12%
20201,699-310-15.43%
20192,00960.3%
20182,003-1-0.05%
20172,00450.25%
20161,999-8-0.4%
20152,007-4-0.2%
20142,011-4-0.2%
20132,015-6-0.3%
20122,021-3-0.15%
20112,024-2-0.1%
20102,026
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Sharpsburg Population by Year