Burke County, NC

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2019 Population
89,968
0.285% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
44.1
1.15% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
18.1%
0.0735% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$44,557
4.8% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$120,700
3.69% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
39,033
1.96% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Burke County, NC had a population of 90k people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $44,557. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Burke County, NC grew from 89,712 to 89,968, a 0.285% increase and its median household income grew from $42,516 to $44,557, a 4.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burke County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.05%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.61%), White (Hispanic) (2.79%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.71%). 0% of the households in Burke County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

97.5% of the residents in Burke County, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Burke County, NC are Western Piedmont Community College (440 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Burke County, NC was $120,700, and the homeownership rate was 73.9%. Most people in Burke County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Burke County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Burke County, NC is home to a population of 90k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 5.02% of Burke County, NC residents were born outside of the country (4.51k people).

In 2019, there were 13.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.4k people) in Burke County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.44k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.25k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burke County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    73.4k ± 112
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.44k ± 430
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.25k ± 136
6.11%
Hispanic Population
5.5k people

In 2019, there were 13.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.4k people) in Burke County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.44k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.25k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.11% of the people in Burke County, NC are hispanic (5.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Burke County, NC as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.02%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.51k people
4.4%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.95k people

As of 2019, 5.02% of Burke County, NC residents (4.51k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burke County, NC was 4.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Burke County, NC was 44.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Burke County, NC are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Burke County, NC residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    229,947 ± 11,640 people
  2. India
    70,805 ± 6,510 people
  3. Honduras
    36,544 ± 4,685 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 229,947 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 70,805 and Honduras with 36,544.

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Citizenship

97.5%
2019 Citizenship
97.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.5% of Burke County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Burke County, NC was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,548 ± 292
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    672 ± 149
  3. Korea
    596 ± 156

Burke County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in North Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Burke County, NC is $44,557. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Burke County, NC was Census Tract 205 with a value of $58,182, followed by Census Tract 208.01 and Census Tract 202.02, with respective values of $53,796 and $52,199.

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,862. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Burke County, NC employs 39k people. The largest industries in Burke County, NC are Manufacturing (9,265 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,487 people), and Retail Trade (4,036 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($46,364), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,903), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($42,284).

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,557
2019 value
± $1,633
4.8%
1 Year Growth
± 5.89%

Households in Burke County, NC have a median annual income of $44,557, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,516 in 2018, which represents a 4.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,585
Average Male Salary in North Carolina
± $1,168
$47,862
Average Female Salary in North Carolina
± $855

In 2019, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Carolina
  1. Asian
    $64,719 ± $4,583
  2. White
    $53,494 ± $850
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $42,933 ± $24,629

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Carolina.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burke County, NC is from North Carolina.
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.473
2018 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2019, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0599% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 205
  2. Census Tract 208.01
  3. Census Tract 202.02

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burke County, NC was Census Tract 205 with a value of $58,182, followed by Census Tract 208.01 and Census Tract 202.02, with respective values of $53,796 and $52,199.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Burke County, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burke County, NC (15.8k out of 87.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    12,307 ± 757
  2. Hispanic
    1,966 ± 357
  3. Other
    1,501 ± 341

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burke County, NC is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

39k
2019 Value
± 1,450
1.96%
1 Year growth
± 5.12%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Burke County, NC grew at a rate of 1.96%, from 38.3k employees to 39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burke County, NC, are Production Occupations (5,590 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,710 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,271 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burke County, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Burke County, NC, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (5,590 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,710 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,271 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Burke County, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.53 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.54 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Burke County, NC, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($90,625), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,893), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,755).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

39k
2019 Value
± 1,450
1.96%
1 Year growth
± 5.12%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Burke County, NC grew at a rate of 1.96%, from 38.3k employees to 39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burke County, NC, are Manufacturing (9,265 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,487 people), and Retail Trade (4,036 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burke County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Burke County, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Burke County, NC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (9,265 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,487 people), and Retail Trade (4,036 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Burke County, NC has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.37 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.2 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Burke County, NC, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($46,364), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,903), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($42,284).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $54.1B
  2. $40B
  3. $36.8B

In 2018, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($40B) and Machinery ($36.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for North Carolina.
$430B
2018 Value in North Carolina
$840B
Projected 2045 Value in North Carolina
95.4% growth

In 2018, total outbound North Carolina trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 95.4% to $840B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $28.2B
  2. $27.5B
  3. $24.4B

In 2018, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $28.2B, followed by South Carolina with $27.5B and Virginia and $24.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Burke County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 67.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (28.9%), followed by Other (3.68%). The most partisan county was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Burke County, NC
67.4% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Carolina
  1. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Carolina was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from North Carolina

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Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Burke County, NC awarded 440 degrees. The student population of Burke County, NC is skewed towards women, with 689 male students and 1,131 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Burke County, NC are White (329 and 75.5%), followed by Asian (44 and 10.1%), Hispanic or Latino (33 and 7.57%), and Black or African American (29 and 6.65%).

The largest universities in Burke County, NC by number of degrees awarded are Western Piedmont Community College (440 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Burke County, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (144 and 32.7%), Registered Nursing (36 and 8.18%), and Medical Assistant (24 and 5.45%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 144 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 36 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 18 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Burke County, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 144 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Burke County, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
440 degrees awarded

In 2019, the Burke County, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western Piedmont Community College with 440 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

168
Degrees Awarded to Men
272
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 168 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Burke County, NC, which is 0.618 times less than the 272 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Burke County, NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    329 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    33 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Burke County, NC was White students. These 329 degrees mean that there were 7.48 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 44 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burke County, NC was $120,700 in 2019, which is 0.502 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $116,400 to $120,700, a 3.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Burke County, NC is 73.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Burke County, NC have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burke County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$120,700
2019 Median
± $5,034
$116,400
2018 Median
± $4,150

In 2019, the median property value in Burke County, NC grew to to $120,700 from the previous year's value of $116,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Burke County, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burke County, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$44,557
Median Household Income
± $1,633
35.2k
Number of Households
± 1,286

In 2019, the median household income of the 35.2k households in Burke County, NC grew to $44,557 from the previous year's value of $42,516.

The following chart displays the households in Burke County, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Burke County, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burke County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.9%
2019 Homeownership
72.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 73.9% of the housing units in Burke County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Burke County, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burke County, NC have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Burke County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (86%)
  2. Carpooled (8.37%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.52%)

In 2019, 86% of workers in Burke County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.37%) and those who worked at home (3.52%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Burke County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burke County, NC have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

87.9% of the population of Burke County, NC has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.8% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Carolina was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Burke County, NC see 1738 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.56% decrease from the previous year (1860 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2207 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 352 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jones County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (27.2%). Additionally, Bladen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (49.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,738 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Burke County, NC

Primary care physicians in Burke County, NC see an average of 1,738 patients per year. This represents a 6.56% decrease from the previous year (1,860 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Burke County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,264
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Carolina
$3,859
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,225
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,260
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.37%, from $7,027 to $7,264.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.1%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
18.3%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.8%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burke County, NC declined by 1.7% from 12.3% to 12.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Burke County, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 27.2% prevalence
  2. 25.2% prevalence
  3. 23.2% prevalence

Jones County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 27.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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