Valdese is a city located in Burke County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,410, it is the 159th largest city in North Carolina and the 5130th largest city in the United States . Valdese is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -1.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,490 in 2010. Valdese reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Valdese has a population density of 561 people per square mile.
The average household income in Valdese is $68,625 with a poverty rate of 8.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $552 per month, and the median house value is $118,700. The median age in Valdese is 45.8 years, 42.2 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.