Burnsville, NC

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Living in Burnsville

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.

Unlike some towns, Burnsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Burnsville are a mix of both white- and blue-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%).

As is often the case in a small town, Burnsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Burnsville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.61% of adults in Burnsville having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.

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