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Burnsville, NC Population and Races

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As of 2010, the total population of Burnsville is 1,693, which is 4.31% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 18.46% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Burnsville population density is 1,074.11 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 177.18 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Burnsville is white, which represent 91.61% 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: 1,693. #336

Population Growth Since 2000, #376

Burnsville, NC
North Carolina

Population Density, #178

Burnsville, NC
1,074.11 per square mile
North Carolina
177.18 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,551 (91.61%, #178)
Black:39 (2.30%, #584)
Hispanic:176 (10.40%, #133)
Asian:2 (0.12%, #558)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):11 (0.65%, #255)
One Race, Other:71 (4.19%, see rank)
Two or More Races:19 (1.12%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:151 (85.80%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:3 (1.70%, see rank)
Cuban:4 (2.27%, see rank)
Central American:9 (5.11%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,584 (80.32%) out of the total population of 1,972 reported first ancestry.

 Burnsville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.32%0.53%
Czech412.08%, see rank0.19%0.50%
Danish40.20%, see rank0.16%0.45%
Dutch522.64%, see rank1.16%1.51%
English20410.34%, see rank10.07%8.53%
French512.59%, see rank2.10%3.54%
German27213.79%, see rank11.12%15.79%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.28%0.42%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.26%0.48%
Irish25512.93%, see rank9.11%11.36%
Italian80.41%, see rank3.03%5.66%
Norwegian30.15%, see rank0.45%1.46%
Polish30.15%, see rank1.39%3.13%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.15%0.46%
Russian40.20%, see rank0.44%0.97%
Scotch-Irish683.45%, see rank2.90%1.07%
Scottish1648.32%, see rank2.56%1.81%
Subsaharan African50.25%, see rank0.92%0.93%
Swedish80.41%, see rank0.57%1.34%
Swiss40.20%, see rank0.16%0.31%
Ukrainian30.15%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American27614.00%, see rank12.08%6.72%
Welsh402.03%, see rank0.55%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 800 (47.25%, see rank)
Females: 893 (52.75%, see rank)

Burnsville, NC
Male: 47.25%
Female: 52.75%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Burnsville, NC
45.60 years old
North Carolina
37.40 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Burnsville, NC
41.60 years old
North Carolina
36.00 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Burnsville, NC
50.60 years old
North Carolina
38.70 years old
38.50 years old

 Burnsville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years814.78%, see rank6.63%6.54%
5 to 9 years1076.32%, see rank6.67%6.59%
10 to 14 years875.14%, see rank6.62%6.70%
15 to 19 years895.26%, see rank6.92%7.14%
20 to 24 years865.08%, see rank6.94%6.99%
25 to 34 years19411.46%, see rank13.07%13.30%
35 to 44 years18911.16%, see rank13.92%13.30%
45 to 54 years20712.23%, see rank14.35%14.58%
55 to 64 years22813.47%, see rank11.94%11.82%
65 to 74 years1619.51%, see rank7.32%7.03%
75 to 84 17510.34%, see rank4.08%4.23%
85 years and over895.26%, see rank1.55%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Burnsville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,442, 100%6,324,119204,336,017
Less Than High School284, 19.69%, see rank15.49%14.28%
High School Graduate472, 32.73%, see rank27.24%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree446, 30.93%, see rank30.44%28.99%
Bachelor Degree146, 10.12%, see rank17.82%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree94, 6.52%, see rank9.01%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.69, see rank13.3313.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Burnsville, NC North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4965.31%34.69%69.58%30.42%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)14589.66%, see rank10.34%, see rank90.70%9.30%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)5496.30%, see rank3.70%, see rank91.96%8.04%90.52%9.48%
College11376.11%, see rank23.89%, see rank81.77%18.23%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School850.00%, see rank50.00%, see rank66.87%33.13%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Burnsville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households736, 100%3,745,155116,716,292
Average Household Size2.09, see rank2.482.58
1 Person Households324, 44.02%, see rank27.00%26.74%
2 or More Person Households412, 55.98%, see rank73.00%73.26%
Family Households (Families)386, 52.45%, see rank66.73%66.43%
Average Family Size2.90, see rank3.013.14
Married-Couple Family281, 38.18%, see rank48.38%48.42%
Nonfamily Households350, 47.55%, see rank33.27%33.57%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Burnsville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,676see rank7,649,690248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over744100%, see rank3,681,614120,789,875
Never Married16922.72%, see rank32.82%35.08%
Married42857.53%, see rank55.55%52.93%
Widowed385.11%, see rank2.48%2.53%
Divorced10914.65%, see rank9.15%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over932100%, see rank3,968,076127,252,362
Never Married21322.85%, see rank26.93%28.74%
Married37540.24%, see rank51.62%49.95%
Widowed19420.82%, see rank9.83%9.34%
Divorced15016.09%, see rank11.62%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Burnsville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Native1,80691.58%, see rank92.47%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence1,26864.30%, see rank58.06%58.71%
Born in Different State53527.13%, see rank33.38%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
30.15%, see rank1.03%1.38%
Foreign Born1668.42%, see rank7.53%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship231.17%, see rank2.31%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1437.25%, see rank5.22%7.16%
Born In Europe120.61%, see rank0.82%1.56%
Born In Asia110.56%, see rank1.73%3.67%
Born In Africa50.25%, see rank0.43%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1387.00%, see rank4.36%6.79%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Burnsville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
English77392.24%, see rank89.42%79.64%
Spanish495.85%, see rank6.45%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages121.43%, see rank2.16%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages40.48%, see rank1.46%3.24%
Other00.00%, see rank0.51%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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