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Burke County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatMorganton, NC
  • Population90,912
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 507.1000
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 179.3000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)201090,912641 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010179.30601 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20186.9%1008 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20186.2%1177 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.7%1516 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,178.401186 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201627.0%1619 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20165.402768 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201839.0%2496 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20163608 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201517.7%884 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201819.9%1400 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$116,795,000.00855 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201190.452159 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)199474.7%556 of 946
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.94723 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2010$68,760.47737 of 907
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$705,770,000.001129 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.7%1777 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201226.4%2475 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201810827 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2011-201211551 of 665
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20101,192761 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20185,652.212708 of 3027
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$57,000,000.00935 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$993,000,000.00904 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$11,000,000.001208 of 2178
Population (County)2050104,000681 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$165,091.002298 of 3112
Total Employees (County)205051,000763 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)20508,000688 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)205062763 of 2780
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