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Burnsville, NC Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Burnsville is 1,702, which is 4.87% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Burnsville population density is 1,079.82 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 181.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Burnsville is white, which represent 90.60% of the total population. The average Burnsville education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,702. #346

Population Growth Since 2000, #407

Burnsville, NC
North Carolina

Population Density, #191

Burnsville, NC
1,079.82 per square mile
North Carolina
181.17 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,542 (90.60%, #213)
Black:54 (3.17%, #538)
Hispanic:100 (5.88%, #270)
Asian:10 (0.59%, #258)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):13 (0.76%, #163)
One Race, Other:22 (1.29%, see rank)
Two or More Races:61 (3.58%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:42 (42.00%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:23 (23.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:35 (35.00%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,443 (84.78%) out of the total population of 1,702 reported first ancestry.

 Burnsville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.34%0.56%
Czech191.12%, see rank0.18%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch422.47%, see rank1.07%1.40%
English17510.28%, see rank9.75%8.02%
French362.12%, see rank2.02%3.34%
German30718.04%, see rank10.69%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish31818.68%, see rank8.88%10.80%
Italian30.18%, see rank3.06%5.52%
Norwegian100.59%, see rank0.46%1.42%
Polish40.24%, see rank1.39%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian40.24%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish915.35%, see rank2.68%0.99%
Scottish1227.17%, see rank2.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African110.65%, see rank1.00%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian20.12%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American26815.75%, see rank12.51%7.12%
Welsh90.53%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 814 (47.83%, see rank)
Females: 888 (52.17%, see rank)

Burnsville, NC
Male: 47.83%
Female: 52.17%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Burnsville, NC
49.40 years old
North Carolina
37.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Burnsville, NC
45.10 years old
North Carolina
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Burnsville, NC
58.10 years old
North Carolina
39.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Burnsville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years895.23%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years694.05%, see rank6.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years231.35%, see rank6.65%6.59%
15 to 19 years533.11%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years1126.58%, see rank7.13%7.13%
25 to 34 years23313.69%, see rank12.99%13.47%
35 to 44 years1679.81%, see rank13.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years25214.81%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years24914.63%, see rank12.30%12.29%
65 to 74 years1609.40%, see rank8.00%7.64%
75 to 84 21012.34%, see rank4.19%4.25%
85 years and over854.99%, see rank1.61%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Burnsville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,356, 100%6,495,047209,056,129
Less Than High School306, 22.57%, see rank14.59%13.67%
High School Graduate437, 32.23%, see rank26.86%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree388, 28.61%, see rank30.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree137, 10.10%, see rank18.24%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree88, 6.49%, see rank9.55%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.53, see rank13.4313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Burnsville, NC North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3683.33%16.67%71.10%28.90%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)80100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank90.90%9.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4897.92%, see rank2.08%, see rank92.04%7.96%90.60%9.40%
College7266.67%, see rank33.33%, see rank82.15%17.85%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1866.67%, see rank33.33%, see rank65.79%34.21%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Burnsville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households788, 100%3,742,514116,211,092
Average Household Size1.96, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households322, 40.86%, see rank27.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households466, 59.14%, see rank72.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)397, 50.38%, see rank66.40%66.22%
Average Family Size2.64, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family267, 33.88%, see rank48.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households391, 49.62%, see rank33.60%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Burnsville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,521see rank7,844,445252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over711100%, see rank3,778,356123,281,364
Never Married20929.40%, see rank33.73%35.77%
Married37152.18%, see rank54.33%52.04%
Widowed304.22%, see rank2.62%2.57%
Divorced10114.21%, see rank9.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over810100%, see rank4,066,089129,692,771
Never Married15619.26%, see rank27.90%29.48%
Married35643.95%, see rank50.44%49.19%
Widowed16320.12%, see rank9.64%9.16%
Divorced13516.67%, see rank12.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Burnsville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Native1,62695.53%, see rank92.40%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,08863.92%, see rank57.79%58.73%
Born in Different State52630.90%, see rank33.52%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
120.71%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born764.47%, see rank7.60%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship261.53%, see rank2.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship502.94%, see rank5.14%7.09%
Born In Europe70.41%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia80.47%, see rank1.85%3.82%
Born In Africa110.65%, see rank0.46%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America462.70%, see rank4.28%6.83%
Born In Northern America40.24%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Burnsville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
English73993.78%, see rank89.22%79.39%
Spanish465.84%, see rank6.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages30.38%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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