Burnsville, North Carolina Population 2021

1,667
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Burnsville is a city located in Yancey County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,667, it is the 274th largest city in North Carolina and the 8311th largest city in the United States . Burnsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually but its population has decreased by -1.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,693 in 2010. Burnsville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Burnsville has a population density of 1,058 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burnsville is $54,663 with a poverty rate of 22.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $542 per month, and the median house value is $188,900. The median age in Burnsville is 42.9 years, 42.7 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Burnsville Demographics

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

  • White: 90.28%
  • Black or African American: 5.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Burnsville, North Carolina is 1,667 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71890.28%
Black or African American1005.25%
Two or More Races623.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.63%
Some Other Race40.21%
Asian40.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.16%
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Burnsville Population by Race

Burnsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Burnsville Median Age

42.9


Total

42.7


Male

43.4


Female

Burnsville Adults

There are 1,529 adults, (475 of whom are seniors) in Burnsville.

Burnsville Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Burnsville Sex Ratio

Female

992

52.13%

Male

911

47.87%

Burnsville Population by Age

Burnsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burnsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male11.5%88.5%
Non Family29.8%70.2%
Female48.1%51.9%
All48.9%51.1%
Married68.8%31.2%

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burnsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8222.1548.9
Married3912.6368.8
Non Family3021.0929.8
Female773.3248.1
Male522.8711.5

2.66

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Burnsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1077.44%
9th to 12th Grade1037.16%
High School Graduate37826.29%
Some College37125.80%
Associates Degree986.82%
Bachelors Degree27819.33%
Graduate Degree1037.16%
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Burnsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burnsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2331,100364
Black907712
Hispanic7829
2+ Races20172
Native American12
Islander333
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%.

Burnsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,693$33,355$25,833
Less Than 9th Grade$18,125$17,813$30,385
High School Graduate$30,000$34,038$11,136
Some College$24,954$$24,167
Bachelors Degree$33,125$$31,875
Graduate Degree$50,893$61,750$38,333

$30,693

Average Earnings

$33,355

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Burnsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burnsville Language by Age

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Burnsville Language

93.98% of Burnsville residents speak only English, while 6.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.02% of the population.

Burnsville Language

Burnsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,51834322.60%
Multiple622845.16%
Native121083.33%
Black5758.77%
Hispanic11643.45%

22.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.64%

Male Poverty Rate

21.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burnsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burnsville is Native, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burnsville is Hispanic, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.75%.

Burnsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School29.52%
Some College23.02%
Less Than 9th Grade18.75%
Bachelors or Greater5.95%

Burnsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed88.00%
Female Unemployed30.43%
Male Employed12.05%
Female Employed7.18%

Burnsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burnsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,659$54,663
Families$56,389$62,151
Married Families$68,259-
Non Families$17,813$39,402
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Income by Household Type

Burnsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Burnsville Married by Age and Sex

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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 20-34.

Burnsville Marital Status by Race

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Burnsville Marital Status

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112

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War13
Korea12
World War II2

Burnsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+41
55 to 6431
65 to 7420
18 to 3414
35 to 546

Burnsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1027.32%
Black1011.11%

Burnsville Veterans by Race

Burnsville Veterans by Education

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7.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burnsville Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Burnsville Employment by Age

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Burnsville Employment by Race

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Burnsville 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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61.11%

Born in Burnsville

95.95%

Native Born

4.05%

Foreign Born

3.21%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.95% of Burnsville residents were born in the United States, with 61.11% having been born in North Carolina. 3.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burnsville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,667100.60%
20201,657100.61%
20191,647100.61%
20181,63760.37%
20171,6310.00%
20161,631-13-0.79%
20151,644-4-0.24%
20141,648-14-0.84%
20131,662-7-0.42%
20121,669-7-0.42%
20111,676-17-1.00%
20101,6930.00%

Burnsville Population by Year