Burgaw, North Carolina Population 2021

4,231
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Burgaw is a city located in Pender County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,231, it is the 163rd largest city in North Carolina and the 5247th largest city in the United States . Burgaw is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 9.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,872 in 2010. Burgaw reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Burgaw has a population density of 902 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burgaw is $50,342 with a poverty rate of 21.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $163,000. The median age in Burgaw is 43.7 years, 42.8 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Burgaw Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Burgawwas:

  • White: 48.55%
  • Black or African American: 40.66%
  • Other race: 6.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Burgaw, North Carolina is 4,231 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,149.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,872.

Burgaw, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,98148.55%
Black or African American1,65940.66%
Some Other Race2776.79%
Two or More Races1273.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.61%
Asian110.27%
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Burgaw Population by Race

Burgaw Population Pyramid $2021

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Burgaw Median Age

43.7


Total

42.8


Male

44.3


Female

Burgaw Adults

There are 3,454 adults, (789 of whom are seniors) in Burgaw.

Burgaw Age Dependency

53.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Burgaw Sex Ratio

Female

1,756

43.04%

Male

2,324

56.96%

Burgaw Population by Age

Burgaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burgaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male16.8%83.2%
Female37.8%62.2%
Non Family47.1%52.9%
All49.8%50.2%
Married75%25%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burgaw Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2492.4649.8
Non Family5671.0947.1
Married3323.2275
Female2253.3737.8
Male1255.0216.8

3.58

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Burgaw Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3199.87%
9th to 12th Grade38711.97%
High School Graduate89927.82%
Some College82025.37%
Associates Degree1935.97%
Bachelors Degree34910.80%
Graduate Degree2658.20%
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Burgaw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burgaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5551,352351
Black1,371990208
Hispanic19310339
Other Race1233626
2+ Races93705
Native American2516
Asian111111

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%.

Burgaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,428$19,715$30,321
Less Than 9th Grade$21,579$19,583$
High School Graduate$17,829$17,862$17,417
Some College$22,839$$24,152
Bachelors Degree$33,750$35,476$32,214
Graduate Degree$$92,375$49,583

$24,428

Average Earnings

$19,715

Average Male

$30,321

Average Female

Burgaw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burgaw Language by Age

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Burgaw Language

92.80% of Burgaw residents speak only English, while 7.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.92% of the population.

Burgaw Language

Burgaw Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,20444336.79%
Hispanic33311033.03%
Other27711039.71%
White1,486805.38%
Multiple552749.09%

21.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.80%

Male Poverty Rate

17.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burgaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burgaw is Multiple, with 49.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burgaw is White, with 5.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.63%.

Burgaw Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.22%
High School15.96%
Some College15.56%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%

Burgaw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.78%
Male Employed21.12%
Female Employed9.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Burgaw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burgaw Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,616$50,342
Families$55,000$66,799
Married Families$62,315-
Non Families$23,218$30,442
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Income by Household Type

Burgaw Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.7%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Burgaw Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Burgaw Marital Status

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274

Number of Veterans

247

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War138
Second Gulf War89
Vietnam73
World War II9
Korea9

Burgaw Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54104
55 to 6446
18 to 3443
65 to 7442
75+39

Burgaw Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21512.50%
Black483.27%
Hispanic115.26%
Asian11100.00%

Burgaw Veterans by Race

Burgaw Veterans by Education

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4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burgaw Veterans by Education

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32%

Labor Force Participation

29.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Burgaw Employment by Age

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Burgaw Employment by Race

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Burgaw Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.87%

Born in Burgaw

94.12%

Native Born

5.88%

Foreign Born

4.04%

Non Citizen

1.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.12% of Burgaw residents were born in the United States, with 58.87% having been born in North Carolina. 4.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burgaw Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,231410.98%
20204,190410.99%
20194,149411.00%
20184,108300.74%
20174,078421.04%
20164,03650.12%
20154,031431.08%
20143,988270.68%
20133,961481.23%
20123,913150.38%
20113,898350.91%
20103,8635261.47%
20003,3370.00%

Burgaw Population by Year