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Louisburg, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Louisburg had a population of 3,443 as of July 1, 2017. Louisburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Louisburg is located at latitude 36.0966 and longitude -78.2986 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Louisburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Town of Louisburg (GNIS ID: 2406047) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Louisburg is located within Township of Louisburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Louisburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Louisburg: Lewisburg.

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Louisburg, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,443
Daytime Population: Workers 4,063
Daytime Population: Residents 2,368
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,431
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.87
Population in Households 2,811
Population in Familes 2,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 632
Population Density2 1,247
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $38,428
Average Household Income $56,166
Per Capita Income $24,422


Total Housing Units 1,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 630 (45.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 596 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $117,797
Average Home Value $166,270


Total Households 1,226
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 752
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.19% 0.03%
Households 0.1% -0.02%
Families 1.71% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Louisburg, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Louisburg to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 231 69th
Population Density # 146 80th
Diversity Index # 129 83rd
Median Household Income # 459 38th
Per Capita Income # 300 60th

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