Burnsville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,638 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Burnsville is the 328th largest community in North Carolina.
Burnsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burnsville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burnsville who work in office and administrative support (13.13%), sales jobs (11.79%), and teaching (9.70%).
Burnsville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Burnsville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Burnsville, 22.61% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Burnsville in 2010 was $28,738, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,952 for a family of four. However, Burnsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Burnsville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Burnsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burnsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Burnsville include Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Burnsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.