Burgaw, North Carolina Population 2020

4,228

Burgaw is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,228, it is the 165th largest city in North Carolina and the 5243rd largest city in the United States. Burgaw is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 9.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,872 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Burgaw has a population density of 901 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burgaw is $51,862 with a poverty rate of 22.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $149,100. The median age in Burgaw is 44.2 years, 47.2 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 133.8 males.

Burgaw Demographics

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

  • White: 45.77%
  • Black or African American: 44.69%
  • Other race: 6.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Burgaw, North Carolina is 4,228, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,140.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,872.

Burgaw, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,85745.77%
Black or African American1,81344.69%
Some Other Race2686.61%
Two or More Races922.27%
Asian170.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.25%

Burgaw Population Pyramid 2020

Burgaw Median Age

44.2


Total

47.2


Male

42.4


Female

Burgaw Adults

There are 3,331 adults, (862 of whom are seniors) in Burgaw.

Burgaw Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Burgaw Sex Ratio

Female

1,735

42.77%

Male

2,322

57.23%

Burgaw Households and Families

Burgaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burgaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All48.7%51.3%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Female25.3%74.7%
Male20%80%

48.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1382.6948.7
Non Family5001.1241.6
Married3633.6277.4
Female1903.8725.3
Male855.2920

3.92

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burgaw Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31210.23%
9th to 12th Grade37012.13%
High School Graduate87428.65%
Some College72423.73%
Associates Degree1765.77%
Bachelors Degree30710.06%
Graduate Degree2889.44%

Burgaw Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3881,225300
Black1,3351,007254
Hispanic2277420
Other Race1276
Multiple Races83554
Asian171717
Native American10

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,792$19,216$24,367
Less Than High School$19,306$18,889$20,750
High School Grad$11,510$16,450$6,724
Some College$23,284$$24,093
Bachelors Degree$40,417$35,500$43,266
Graduate Degree$59,643$105,292$

$22,792

Average Earnings

$19,216

Average Male

$24,367

Average Female

Burgaw Language

Burgaw Language by Age

Burgaw Language

91.37% of Burgaw residents speak only English, while 8.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.19% of the population.

Burgaw Poverty

Burgaw Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,35440930.21%
Hispanic32519459.69%
Other26819472.39%
White1,345795.87%

22.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.58%

Male Poverty Rate

18.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burgaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burgaw is Other, with 72.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burgaw is White, with 5.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School62.57%
Some College14.89%
High School13.94%
Bachelors or Greater6.17%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed69.23%
Female Unemployed44.23%
Male Employed23.10%
Female Employed9.81%

Burgaw Income

Burgaw Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,066$51,862
Families$51,111$68,158
Married Families$61,688-
Non Families$24,071$31,068

Burgaw Marital Status

Burgaw Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.8%

Male Marriage Rate

30.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Burgaw Married by Age and Sex

Burgaw Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Burgaw Marital Status by Race

Burgaw Veterans

307

Number of Veterans

267

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War121
Vietnam96
Second Gulf War65
Korea33
World War II7
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54116
75+67
65 to 7454
55 to 6440
18 to 3430
Name Veterans % of Total
White22314.23%
Black674.45%
Asian17100.00%

$Burgaw Veterans by Education

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burgaw Employment Status

33.5%

Labor Force Participation

31.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Burgaw 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

60.69%

Born in North Carolina

93.67%

Native Born

6.33%

Foreign Born

4.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.67% of Burgaw residents were born in the United States, with 60.69% having been born in North Carolina. 4.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,228441.05%
20194,184441.06%
20184,140581.42%
20174,082441.09%
20164,03840.10%
20154,034471.18%
20143,987230.58%
20133,964501.28%
20123,914170.44%
20113,897350.91%
20103,8625251.47%
20003,3370.00%