Burnsville, North Carolina Population 2020

1,647

Burnsville is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,647, it is the 274th largest city in North Carolina and the 8366th largest city in the United States. Burnsville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,693 in 2010. Burnsville reached it's highest population of 1,693 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Burnsville has a population density of 1,045 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burnsville is $57,658 with a poverty rate of 25.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $493 per month, and the median house value is $170,700. The median age in Burnsville is 43.4 years, 40.4 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.3 males.

Burnsville Demographics

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

  • White: 87.54%
  • Two or more races: 5.68%
  • Black or African American: 5.23%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.10%
The current population of Burnsville, North Carolina is 1,647, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,647.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,693.

Burnsville, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,74287.54%
Two or More Races1135.68%
Black or African American1045.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.30%
Some Other Race40.20%
Asian20.10%

Burnsville Population Pyramid 2020

Burnsville Median Age

43.4


Total

40.4


Male

47.5


Female

Burnsville Adults

There are 1,667 adults, (458 of whom are seniors) in Burnsville.

Burnsville Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Burnsville Sex Ratio

Female

1,035

52.01%

Male

955

47.99%

Burnsville Households and Families

Burnsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burnsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.7%31.3%
Female50%50%
All49.6%50.4%
Non Family27.5%72.5%
Male21.4%78.6%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8202.2549.6
Married3992.6968.7
Non Family3091.2327.5
Female843.6350
Male283.2921.4

2.77

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burnsville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1127.41%
9th to 12th Grade1218.01%
High School Graduate35623.56%
Some College40726.94%
Associates Degree15910.52%
Bachelors Degree23615.62%
Graduate Degree1207.94%

Burnsville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2831,150324
Black928625
Hispanic8820
Multiple Races34241
Native American171
Islander666
Asian22

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,813$31,793$25,294
Less Than High School$19,063$18,875$30,313
High School Grad$26,771$31,477$15,417
Some College$24,181$30,625$22,174
Bachelors Degree$38,750$62,813$32,019
Graduate Degree$45,500$61,875$36,667

$27,813

Average Earnings

$31,793

Average Male

$25,294

Average Female

Burnsville Language

Burnsville Language by Age

Burnsville Language

94.41% of Burnsville residents speak only English, while 5.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.59% of the population.

Burnsville Poverty

Burnsville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,54942127.18%
Multiple1133127.43%
Native191263.16%
Black8178.64%
Hispanic11354.42%

25.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.55%

Male Poverty Rate

24.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burnsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burnsville is Native, with 63.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burnsville is Hispanic, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.02%.

Name Poverty
High School34.63%
Some College29.07%
Less Than High School26.44%
Bachelors or Greater6.96%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed93.33%
Female Unemployed37.50%
Male Employed13.93%
Female Employed6.94%

Burnsville Income

Burnsville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,310$57,658
Families$56,417$61,823
Married Families$68,705-
Non Families$16,953$48,342

Burnsville Marital Status

Burnsville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Burnsville Married by Age and Sex

Burnsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Burnsville Marital Status by Race

Burnsville Veterans

100

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
Second Gulf War16
Korea14
First Gulf War10
World War II2
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6431
75+30
65 to 7424
18 to 3412
35 to 543

$Burnsville Veterans by Education

8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burnsville Employment Status

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Burnsville 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

57.34%

Born in North Carolina

96.48%

Native Born

3.52%

Foreign Born

3.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.48% of Burnsville residents were born in the United States, with 57.34% having been born in North Carolina. 3.17% 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
20201,6470.00%
20191,6470.00%
20181,647140.86%
20171,6330.00%
20161,633-12-0.73%
20151,645-6-0.36%
20141,651-14-0.84%
20131,665-4-0.24%
20121,669-7-0.42%
20111,676-17-1.00%
20101,6930.00%