In 2017, Burke County, NC had a population of 88.9k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $40,854. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Burke County, NC declined from 89,082 to 88,898, a -0.207% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,759 to $40,854, a 2.75% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burke County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.92%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.64%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.39%), and White (Hispanic) (2.33%). N/A% of the people in Burke County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Burke County, NC are Western Piedmont Community College (464 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Burke County, NC is $115,400, and the homeownership rate is 71.5%. Most people in Burke County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Burke County, NC is 2 cars per household.