Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina

Louisburg: Town in Franklin County, North Carolina

About

Louisburg is a town located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,359 and a population density of 467 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,694 inhabitants.

The town was created 243 years ago in 1778.

Quick Facts about Louisburg

Population : 3,694 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Franklin County
Postal code : 27549
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 7.2 km2
Named for : Louis XVI of France
Altitude : 220 feet / 67 meters
Capital city : Louisburg is capital of Franklin County
Establishment : January 01, 1779 (243 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:49:24 (18th August 2022)
Density : 513 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.07% (2010-2020)
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Location of Louisburg on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Louisburg is located at 36°5'57"N 78°18'4"W (36.0990400, -78.3011100).

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Demographics

The population of Louisburg increased by 9.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,359 - census
2011 3,440 2.35% estimation process
2012 3,469 0.84% estimation process
2013 3,503 0.97% estimation process
2014 3,483 -0.57% estimation process
2015 3,520 1.05% estimation process
2016 3,466 -1.56% estimation process
2017 3,486 0.57% estimation process
2018 3,533 1.33% estimation process
2019 3,619 2.38% estimation process
2020 3,694 2.03% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 651,319
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 584,489
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 11.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 641,903
April 1, 2010 Population : 583,756
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.8%
People over 65 (%) : 14.9%
Female persons, % : 50.1%
White only, percent : 61.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 12.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 6.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.8%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 33.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 43.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 42,184
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.7%

Louisburg zip code is 27549. County name: Franklin, County fips: 37069

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $258,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,496
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $439
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,102
2015-2019 Households : 231,915
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.70
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,979,167
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,956,472
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 896,775
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 8,550,025
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,335
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,354
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,761
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 55,856
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 27,615
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 21,421
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 20,822
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 32,417
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,690
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 47,290
2010 population per square mile : 4,298.2
2010 land area in square miles : 135.81

Schools in Louisburg

College & universities near Louisburg, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198871 Louisburg College Louisburg (NC) 27549-2399

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Louisburg, NC

Code Name Address Type
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
RMT Rocky Mount 101 Hammond Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
WLN Wilson 401 East Nash Street RAIL

Post offices near Louisburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Louisburg Post Office Louisburg (NC) 27549

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Louisburg , Kansas county seat in North Carolina with a population of 4,590 people.
  • Louisburg , Missouri human settlement in Dallas County, Missouri, United States of America with a population of 116 people.
  • Louisburg , Minnesota City in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 43 people.

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Franklinton 2,312 Township in Franklin County, North Carolina
Youngsville 1,413 Human settlement in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bunn 401 Human settlement in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Louisburg distances to largest North Carolina cities