Burgaw is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,100 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Burgaw is the 202nd largest community in North Carolina.
Burgaw is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burgaw is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burgaw who work in office and administrative support (22.46%), farm management occupations (9.07%), and management occupations (6.75%).
Being a small town, Burgaw does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Burgaw citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.70% of adults in Burgaw have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Burgaw in 2010 was $15,663, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,652 for a family of four.
Burgaw is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Burgaw home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burgaw residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Burgaw include German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Burgaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.