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Point in Time Survey (January 2023)


About Burke County, NC

Burke County, situated at the base of the Mountain region of North Carolina, has Morganton as its county seat. As per the 2020 Census, the population stands at 87,570. The median household income hovers around $53,732, and the racial demographic distribution includes 85.9% White, 6.5% African American, 3.8% Asian American, 7 % Hispanic/Latino residents. The gender distribution was documented as 49.8% female and 50.2% male. From 2018 to 2022, the median gross rent was recorded at $768. In 2023, there were 787 homes purchased. Approximately 12.6% of the county’s population falls below the poverty line.

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