Sharpsburg, North Carolina Population 2021

2,031
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Sharpsburg is a city located in Nash County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,031, it is the 255th largest city in North Carolina and the 7572nd largest city in the United States . Sharpsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 0.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,024 in 2010. Sharpsburg reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Sharpsburg has a population density of 1,998 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sharpsburg is $42,494 with a poverty rate of 32.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $83,000. The median age in Sharpsburg is 33.9 years, 33.5 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Sharpsburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sharpsburgwas:

  • Black or African American: 74.82%
  • White: 21.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sharpsburg, North Carolina is 2,031 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,013.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,024.

Sharpsburg, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,59674.82%
White45221.19%
Two or More Races442.06%
Some Other Race411.92%
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Sharpsburg Population by Race

Sharpsburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Sharpsburg Median Age

33.9


Total

33.5


Male

35.3


Female

Sharpsburg Adults

There are 1,502 adults, (305 of whom are seniors) in Sharpsburg.

Sharpsburg Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharpsburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,108

51.95%

Male

1,025

48.05%

Sharpsburg Population by Age

Sharpsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sharpsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male15.3%84.7%
Female28.3%71.7%
All44.7%55.3%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Married61.5%38.5%

44.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sharpsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9162.3344.7
Non Family3351.0453.1
Married2443.0461.5
Female2263.3528.3
Male1112.5615.3

3.01

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Sharpsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade614.41%
9th to 12th Grade23116.69%
High School Graduate47734.47%
Some College29321.17%
Associates Degree1329.54%
Bachelors Degree18013.01%
Graduate Degree100.72%
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Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,013809157
White33724933
2+ Races2424
Hispanic1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15.50%.

Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,625$32,197$22,226
Less Than 9th Grade$12,634$$
High School Graduate$29,632$32,500$
Some College$21,159$35,071$
Bachelors Degree$52,644$$37,614
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,625

Average Earnings

$32,197

Average Male

$22,226

Average Female

Sharpsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sharpsburg Language by Age

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Sharpsburg Language

100.00% of Sharpsburg residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Sharpsburg Language

Sharpsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,59655734.90%
White42913030.30%

32.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.95%

Male Poverty Rate

30.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharpsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharpsburg is Black, with 34.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharpsburg is White, with 30.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.59%.

Sharpsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.55%
Some College38.12%
High School19.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sharpsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed83.33%
Female Employed24.23%
Male Employed9.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sharpsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sharpsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,977$42,494
Families$32,292$51,311
Married Families$75,000-
Non Families$19,673$24,278
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Income by Household Type

Sharpsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

26.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharpsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Sharpsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sharpsburg Marital Status by Race

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Sharpsburg Marital Status

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107

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War29
Korea5
World War II
First Gulf War

Sharpsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5454
75+24
55 to 6415
65 to 7414
18 to 34

Sharpsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black696.35%
White3810.22%

Sharpsburg Veterans by Race

Sharpsburg Veterans by Education

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27.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharpsburg Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sharpsburg Employment by Age

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Sharpsburg Employment by Race

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Sharpsburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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90.53%

Born in Sharpsburg

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sharpsburg residents were born in the United States, with 90.53% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,03190.45%
20202,02290.45%
20192,01390.45%
20182,004-2-0.10%
20172,00650.25%
20162,001-8-0.40%
20152,009-5-0.25%
20142,014-1-0.05%
20132,015-9-0.44%
20122,0240.00%
20112,024-2-0.10%
20102,0260.00%

Sharpsburg Population by Year