In 2018, Burke County, NC had a population of 89.7k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $42,516. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Burke County, NC grew from 88,898 to 89,712, a 0.916% increase and its median household income grew from $40,854 to $42,516, a 4.07% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burke County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.42%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.62%), White (Hispanic) (2.99%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.65%). 0% of the households in Burke County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 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 2018, the median property value in Burke County, NC was $116,400, and the homeownership rate was 72.3%. Most people in Burke County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Burke County, NC was 2 cars per household.