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Population (year 2000): 44,917. Estimated population in July 2005: 47,592 (+6.0% change)
Males: 21,114 (47.0%), Females: 23,803 (53.0%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $35,301 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Burlington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.0%)
  • Black (25.1%)
  • Hispanic (10.1%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.2%), English (8.8%), German (8.0%), Irish (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Scottish (2.2%).North Carolina

Elevation: 663 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles

Burlington,

For population 25 years and over in Burlington

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington city

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

9.7% Foreign born (7.2% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,980 (+9.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Greensboro, (25.7 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (400.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Raven, NC (2.6 miles Glen NC (3.7 miles Graham, College, NC (4.6 miles Elon NC (5.2 miles Alamance, River, NC (6.0 miles Haw NC (6.5 miles Gibsonville, Level, NC (7.3 miles Green NC (7.5 miles Altamahaw-Ossipee,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 138 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 1997: 145 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1998: 173 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 1999: 221 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2000: 226 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2001: 211 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2002: 282 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2003: 278 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2004: 220 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2005: 534 buildings, average cost: $109,500

Latitude: 36.09 N, Longitude: 79.45 W

Area code: 336


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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.0%), Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,522 (+25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,777 (55.4%)


 

Crime in Burlington by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 15 0 3 4 3 0
    per 100,000 33.4 0.0 6.7 8.9 6.7 0.0
Rapes 19 21 10 12 12 11
    per 100,000 42.3 46.8 22.3 26.7 26.7 24.5
Robberies 104 73 90 82 89 83
    per 100,000 231.5 162.5 200.4 182.6 198.1 184.8
Assaults 166 172 182 195 160 200
    per 100,000 369.6 382.9 405.2 434.1 356.2 445.3
Burglaries 489 517 556 726 638 534
    per 100,000 1088.7 1151.0 1237.8 1616.3 1420.4 1188.9
Thefts 2,153 2,268 2,324 2,542 2,402 1,898
    per 100,000 4793.3 5049.3 5174.0 5659.3 5347.6 4225.6
Auto thefts 148 155 135 161 157 113
    per 100,000 329.5 345.1 300.6 358.4 349.5 251.6
488.0 454.2 474.4 529.4 489.3 426.7

Average climate in Burlington, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Burlington,

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Burlington city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.1 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Adam Simons - College basketball player (Xavier Musketeers), Drew Williamson - College basketball player (Old Dominion Monarchs), Robert Turner - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Burlington, NC

), T.J. Gwynn - College basketball player (VA Commonwealth Rams), Tony Carter - College basketball player (Furman Paladins).

Main business address for: LABORATORY CORP OF AMERICA HOLDINGS (SERVICES-MEDICAL LABORATORIES), TRIPATH IMAGING INC (LABORATORY ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS), 1ST STATE BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Burlington:
  • ALAMANCE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1240 HUFFMAN MILL RD PO BOX 202)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:
  • MOSES H CONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL,THE (about 23 miles; GREENSBORO, NC)
  • ANNIE PENN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL GREENSBORO (about 24 miles; GREENSBORO, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burlington:
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 34 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 34 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 49 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Burlington:
  • BURLINGTON-ALAMANCE RGNL (about 5 miles; BURLINGTON, NC; ID: BUY)
  • HURDLE FIELD (about 13 miles; MEBANE, NC; ID: 4W7)
  • HINSHAW (GREENACRES) (about 17 miles; LIBERTY, NC; ID: N61)

Amtrak station:
BURLINGTON (110 E. WEBB ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 30 $100,104 $40,041 3 $3,452
Other Government Administration 33 $129,200 $46,981 8 $6,547
Judicial and Legal 2 $17,068 $102,408 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 107 $347,432 $38,964 0 $0
Police - Other 34 $90,046 $31,780 30 $16,744
Firefighters 83 $252,967 $36,573 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $8,971 $35,884 0 $0
Streets and Highways 39 $117,032 $36,009 3 $4,632
Solid Waste Management 24 $53,413 $26,706 0 $0
Sewerage 49 $135,131 $33,093 2 $2,006
Parks and Recreation 61 $165,018 $32,462 125 $73,476
Water Supply 35 $101,392 $34,762 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $5,345 $32,070 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 43 $114,966 $32,083 0 $0
Totals for Government 545 $1,638,085 $36,067 171 $106,857
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; ELON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,993)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (about 24 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; FT enrollment: 22,324)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 24 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; FT enrollment: 10,868)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 11,898)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 41 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 6,970)
Public high schools in Burlington:
  • WALTER M WILLIAMS HIGH (Students: 1,327; Location: 1307 S CHURCH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HUGH M CUMMINGS HIGH (Students: 886; Location: 2200 N MEBANE STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Burlington:
  • TURRENTINE MIDDLE (Students: 1,067; Location: 1710 EDGEWOOD AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BROADVIEW MIDDLE (Students: 735; Location: 2229 BROADVIEW DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EDWIN M HOLT ELEMENTARY (Students: 677; Location: 4751 S NC 62; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 653; Location: 1714 W DAVIS STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HARVEY R NEWLIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 644; Location: 316 CARDEN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARVIN B SMITH ELEMENTARY (Students: 630; Location: 2235 DELANEY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EASTLAWN ELEMENTARY (Students: 621; Location: 502 N GRAHAM HOPEDALE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • R HOMER ANDREWS ELEMENTARY (Students: 529; Location: 2630 BUCKINGHAM ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GROVE PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 491; Location: 141 TRAIL 1; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CLOVER GARDEN (Students: 344; Location: 2454 ALTAMHAW UNION RIDGE ROAD; Grades: KG - 10)
Private primary/middle schools in Burlington:
  • BURLINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 553; Location: 621 SIXTH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT (Students: 382; Location: 515 HILLCREST AVE.; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BURLINGTON DAY SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 1615 GREENWOOD TERRACE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Burlington:
  • CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,549,373; Location: 342 SOUTH SPRING STREET; 246,556 books; 10,525 audio materials; 11,334 video materials; 549 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Burlington: Cum-Park Plaza (A), Kmart Plaza (B), Spoon Plaza (C), Alamance Industrial Park (D), Northgate Plaza (E).

Shopping Centers: Edgewood Village Shopping Center (1), Holly Hill Mall (2).

Churches in Burlington include: Edgewood Church (A), Faith Church (B), Fellowship Church (C).

Cemeteries: Northlawn Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Mays Lake (A), Snoffers Lake (B).

Creek: Service Creek (A).

Parks in Burlington include: Fairchild Park (1), Oakdale Town and Country Park (2), Sellars Memorial Park (3), Robinson Park (4), North Park (5).


Burlington compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBAG (1150 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WGSB (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MEBANE, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WCOG (1320 AM; 5 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WSOE (89.3 FM; ELON COLLEGE, NC; Owner: ELON COLLEGE)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WNAA (90.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: NC AGRICULTURAL & TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W243AL (96.5 FM; BROWNS SUMMIT, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Burlington:
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXIV-LP (Channel 14; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BLUE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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