Burgaw is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,110 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Burgaw is the 202nd largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Burgaw is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burgaw is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burgaw who work in maintenance occupations (11.81%), office and administrative support (11.17%), and management occupations (8.97%).
Also of interest is that Burgaw has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small town, Burgaw does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Burgaw is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.95% of adults 25 and older in Burgaw have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burgaw in 2010 was $15,405, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,620 for a family of four. However, Burgaw contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 English, German, Irish, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Burgaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.