Sharpsburg, North Carolina Population 2020

2,026

Sharpsburg is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,026, it is the 256th largest city in North Carolina and the 7564th largest city in the United States. Sharpsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 0.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,024 in 2010. Sharpsburg reached it's highest population of 2,027 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Sharpsburg has a population density of 1,994 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sharpsburg is $42,622 with a poverty rate of 33.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $75,600. The median age in Sharpsburg is 32.6 years, 31.2 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males.

Sharpsburg Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.68%
  • White: 17.19%
  • Two or more races: 5.56%
  • Other race: 2.55%
  • Native American: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sharpsburg, North Carolina is 2,026, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,014.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,024.

Sharpsburg, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,59073.68%
White37117.19%
Two or More Races1205.56%
Some Other Race552.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native221.02%

Sharpsburg Population Pyramid 2020

Sharpsburg Median Age

32.6


Total

31.2


Male

41


Female

Sharpsburg Adults

There are 1,506 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Sharpsburg.

Sharpsburg Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharpsburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,115

51.67%

Male

1,043

48.33%

Sharpsburg Households and Families

Sharpsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sharpsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.4%43.6%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
All39.8%60.2%
Female23.2%76.8%
Male21.2%78.8%

39.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9052.3839.8
Non Family3451.145.5
Female2502.9723.2
Married2253.5556.4
Male852.8121.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sharpsburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade906.79%
9th to 12th Grade18213.74%
High School Graduate41131.02%
Some College39129.51%
Associates Degree13710.34%
Bachelors Degree886.64%
Graduate Degree261.96%

Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black98378184
White28921930
Multiple Races2525
Native American2222
Hispanic66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,792$32,245$22,517
Less Than High School$17,734$14,293$
High School Grad$31,020$32,847$14,020
Some College$25,109$35,368$21,591
Bachelors Degree$$$53,200
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,792

Average Earnings

$32,245

Average Male

$22,517

Average Female

Sharpsburg Language

Sharpsburg Language by Age

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 Poverty

Sharpsburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,59066141.57%
White3587019.55%

33.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.50%

Male Poverty Rate

35.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharpsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharpsburg is Black, with 41.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharpsburg is White, with 19.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.24%
Some College33.14%
High School13.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.05%
Female Employed33.82%
Male Employed1.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sharpsburg Income

Sharpsburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,362$42,622
Families$30,089$45,822
Married Families$65,905-
Non Families$21,422$35,263

Sharpsburg Marital Status

Sharpsburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

24.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharpsburg Married by Age and Sex

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

Sharpsburg Veterans

155

Number of Veterans

155

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War79
Vietnam29
Korea9
World War II
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5466
18 to 3456
65 to 7412
55 to 6412
75+9
Name Veterans % of Total
Black11910.70%
White3611.01%

$Sharpsburg Veterans by Education

14.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharpsburg Employment Status

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sharpsburg 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

90.96%

Born in North Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sharpsburg residents were born in the United States, with 90.96% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,02660.30%
20192,02060.30%
20182,01410.05%
20172,01360.30%
20162,007-6-0.30%
20152,013-4-0.20%
20142,017-3-0.15%
20132,020-4-0.20%
20122,024-3-0.15%
20112,02710.05%
20102,0260.00%