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Burke County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 89,148
  • Males: 44,668
  • Females: 44,480

Ethnicity:

  • White: 75,794
  • Black/African American: 5,857
  • Hispanic: 3,050
  • Native American/Eskimo: 337
  • Asian: 3,005
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 7
  • Other: 86
  • 2 or more: 1,012

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (76,905)
  2. Spanish (3,210)
  3. Miao, Hmong (1,980)
  4. Laotian (430)
  5. German (250)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 4,292

  1. Laos (1,203)
  2. Guatemala (1,092)
  3. Mexico (591)
  4. Thailand (360)
  5. Honduras (209)
  6. Philippines (92)
  7. Canada (73)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (37,666)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (6,798)
  3. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (1,921)
  4. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (1,076)
  5. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (972)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 37,102
    • Sensory: 3,901
    • Physical: 8,882
    • Mental: 4,519
    • Self-care: 3,042
    • Go outside home: 7,436
    • Employment: 9,521

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,088

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 34,528
    • Utility gas: 4,075
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,523
    • Electricity: 16,555
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 9,876
    • Coal or Coke: 9
    • Wood: 1,287
    • Solar Energy: 20
    • Other fuel: 94
    • No fuel used: 89

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 66,321
    • No vehicle: 4,382
    • 1 or more vehicle: 61,939

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,268
    • No High School: 6,477
    • Some High School: 11,663
    • High School: 18,240
    • Some College: 10,341
    • Associate's Degree: 4,280
    • College Degree: 5,289
    • Master's Degree: 1,681
    • Professional Degree: 562
    • Doctoral Degree: 121

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 34,528
    • Owners with phone: 24,815
    • Owners without phone: 782
    • Renters with phone: 8,114
    • Renters without phone: 817

    10 closest counties:

    1. Caldwell County, North Carolina
    2. Catawba County, North Carolina
    3. McDowell County, North Carolina
    4. Cleveland County, North Carolina
    5. Avery County, North Carolina
    6. Rutherford County, North Carolina
    7. Watauga County, North Carolina
    8. Alexander County, North Carolina
    9. Lincoln County, North Carolina
    10. Mitchell County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28612, 28619, 28628, 28637, 28641, 28647, 28655, 28666, 28671, 28680, 28690

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WMNC-FM (92.1 FM) MORGANTON, NC
    • WCIS (760 AM) MORGANTON, NC
    • WMNC (1430 AM) MORGANTON, NC
    • WSVM (1490 AM) VALDESE, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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