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Sharpsburg is a town in Nash County, in the Rocky Mount metro area. (The community straddles Nash, Wilson and Edgecombe counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for John Jay Sharp, settler

The latitude of Sharpsburg is 35.866N. The longitude is -77.829W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 141 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,431.


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Median household income
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$27,908
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sharpsburg demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.9 per 1,000 people.

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4% of Sharpsburg residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sharpsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sharpsburg was $12,603, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Sharpsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sharpsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $876.


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Nash County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sharpsburg political report.

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The average commute time for Sharpsburg workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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