Burnsville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,647 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, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burnsville who work in food service (12.30%), sales jobs (10.68%), and management occupations (7.70%).
The overall crime rate in Burnsville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small town, Burnsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Burnsville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.56% of adults in Burnsville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burnsville in 2010 was $25,516, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,064 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 English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Burnsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.