Burgaw, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 4,110 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.2%
 
Males: 2,456  (59.8%)
Females: 1,654  (40.2%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28425.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,984 (it was $28,819 in 2000)
Burgaw:

$34,984
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,192 (it was $13,831 in 2000)

Burgaw town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $147,381 (it was $87,900 in 2000)
Burgaw:

$147,381
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,199; detached houses: $153,780

Median gross rent in 2017: $766.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burgaw: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.9%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Black residents, 70.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 95.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Burgaw, NC (2010)
    • 1,97250.9%White alone
    • 1,51939.2%Black alone
    • 2807.2%Hispanic
    • 511.3%Two or more races
    • 310.8%American Indian alone
    • 170.4%Asian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

Races in Burgaw detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Burgaw, North Carolina as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burgaw is 101 to 1.


Crime rates in Burgaw by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(52.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
1
(24.1)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(104.4)
3
(72.1)
1
(22.8)
1
(22.3)
2
(51.0)
4
(100.5)
3
(74.9)
3
(73.3)
4
(97.4)
2
(48.2)
4
(96.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(236.8)
10
(261.0)
10
(240.4)
10
(228.5)
19
(424.3)
5
(127.5)
6
(150.8)
5
(124.8)
6
(146.6)
4
(97.4)
2
(48.2)
3
(72.6)
9
(217.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(763.2)
18
(469.9)
23
(552.9)
30
(685.4)
19
(424.3)
13
(331.5)
19
(477.5)
18
(449.4)
12
(293.2)
6
(146.1)
7
(168.8)
33
(798.1)
36
(868.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(2,368)
80
(2,088)
120
(2,885)
80
(1,828)
87
(1,943)
87
(2,219)
78
(1,960)
95
(2,372)
137
(3,347)
117
(2,849)
132
(3,183)
172
(4,160)
117
(2,821)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(236.8)
8
(208.8)
8
(192.3)
4
(91.4)
4
(89.3)
1
(25.5)
5
(125.7)
3
(74.9)
5
(122.2)
3
(73.0)
6
(144.7)
6
(145.1)
2
(48.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)256.6216.7239.2180.9206.1154.8182.2199.8215.5198.2194.1296.7288.4

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City-data.com crime index in Burgaw, NC

Crime rate in Burgaw detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (8.1%), English (6.7%), European (5.6%), Scottish (3.1%), German (2.9%), Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 49 feet

Land area: 3.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,197 people per square mile   (low).

Burgaw, North Carolina map

310 residents are foreign born (7.2% Latin America).

This town:

7.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,316 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,429 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (22.7 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (96.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (406.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

St. Helena, NC (1.6 miles ),
Watha, NC (2.6 miles),
Rocky Point, NC (2.9 miles ),
Wallace, NC (3.7 miles ),
Castle Hayne, NC (3.7 miles ),
Atkinson, NC (3.7 miles ),
Skippers Corner, NC (3.8 miles ),
Teachey, NC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.55 N, Longitude: 77.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,602 (+63.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 401 (39.7%)

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Burgaw, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Burgaw, NC in 2017
Burgaw satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $185,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Burgaw, NC residents
Average permit cost in Burgaw, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +969 (+40.9%).
Most common industries in Burgaw, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.5%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Burgaw, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Burgaw, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Burgaw, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.64. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.64
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Burgaw-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.1 miles away from the Burgaw town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the town center injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burgaw-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 163.1 miles away from Burgaw center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 265.1 miles away from Burgaw center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.0 miles away from Burgaw center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pender County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burgaw topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Burgaw:

  • PENDER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 507 E FREMONT ST)
  • GUARDIAN CARE OF BURGAW (HIGHWAY 117 A SOUTH BOX 874)
  • HUNTINGTON HEALTH CARE (311 S CAMPBELL ST)
  • PENDER MEMORIAL HOSP SNF (507 FREMONT STREET)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS BURGAW (704 SOUTH DICKERSON STREET)
  • COMPREHENSIVE HOMECARE AND HEALTH SVCS (602F HIGHWAY 117N BOX 767)

Airports located in Burgaw:

Amtrak station near Burgaw:

  • 14 miles: WALLACE (600 N. NORWOOD ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burgaw:

  • Cape Fear Community College (about 22 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 23 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 23 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 35 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Mount Olive College (about 47 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 52 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Wayne Community College (about 59 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)

Public high schools in Burgaw:

Public elementary/middle schools in Burgaw:

See full list of schools located in Burgaw

Library in Burgaw:

  • PENDER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $689,671; Location: 103 S. COWAN ST.; 101,966 books; 19,500 e-books; 2,240 audio materials; 2,468 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 178 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Burgaw: Burgaw Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Pander County Public Library - Central Branch (B), Pender Correctional Institution (C), Huntington Health Care and Retirement Center (D), North Carolina State Highway Patrol (E), Burgaw Town Hall (F), Burgaw Police Department (G), Pender County Sheriff's Office (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burgaw include: Mount Pisgah Baptist Church (A), Saint John United Holy Church (B), Mount Sinai Church (C), Saint Marys Church (D), Harrells Chapel (E), Burgaw United Methodist Church (F), Burgaw Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Burgaw Holiness Church (H), Burgaw Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Amusements of Rochester (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4815 Nc Highway 53 East).

Hotel: Burgaw Motel (Highway 117 Bypass).

Birthplace of: Samm-Art Williams - Playwright and screenwriter.

Pender County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Burgaw and their reported violations in the past:

BURGAW, TOWN OF (Population served: 4,373, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2012)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2012)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2012)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2012)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2012)
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
JORDAN`S CHAPEL UMC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LONG CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Burgaw that have no violations reported:

  • HOLLAND`S GROCERY & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTVIEW METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOPSAIL SENIOR CENTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Burgaw in 2010:

  • 742 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Burgaw in 2000:

  • 732 people in state prisons
  • 222 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Burgaw (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Burgaw Branch at 102 East Fremont Street, branch established on 1963/05/06. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • NewBridge Bank: Burgaw Branch at 301 East Fremont Street, branch established on 1999/12/06. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $1,733.4 mil, Deposits: $1,423.7 mil, headquarters in Greensboro, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Newbridge Bancorp
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Burgaw Main Branch at 101 South Highway 117 Bypass, branch established on 1979/12/18. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Burgaw:

Marital status in Burgaw, NC
  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Burgaw:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Burgaw
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burgaw, NC (based on Pender County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,55751
Mainline Protestant4,52920
Black Protestant2,12822
Catholic2,0083
Other7423
Orthodox--
None33,253-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Pender County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Pender County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pender County:

11.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Burgaw:

42.0%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Burgaw:

28.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burgaw:

31.4%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.0%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Burgaw:

79.6%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burgaw, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 13$32,945$30,4111$443
Police Protection - Officers 11$36,257$39,5531$345
Streets and Highways 6$15,028$30,0560$0
Financial Administration 3$10,252$41,0080$0
Firefighters 2$7,391$44,3468$3,950
Water Supply 2$8,656$51,9360$0
Sewerage 2$7,938$47,6280$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,247$25,4820$0
Police - Other 1$2,462$29,5440$0
Totals for Government 42$125,176$35,76510$4,738

Burgaw government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $712,000 ($173.24)
    Regular Highways: $269,000 ($65.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $265,000 ($64.48)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,093,000 ($265.94)
    Police Protection: $824,000 ($200.49)
    Water Utilities: $448,000 ($109.00)
    Financial Administration: $373,000 ($90.75)
    Central Staff Services: $316,000 ($76.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $240,000 ($58.39)
    Regular Highways: $225,000 ($54.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $220,000 ($53.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($51.09)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($16.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $38,000 ($9.25)
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000 ($5.60)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($4.87)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($4.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($12.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $112,000 ($27.25)
    Sewerage: $91,000 ($22.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000 ($8.76)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $270,000 ($65.69)

Burgaw government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $978,000 ($237.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000 ($64.48)
    Other: $248,000 ($60.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($6.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $41,000 ($9.98)
    Rents: $40,000 ($9.73)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($4.62)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($2.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $603,000 ($146.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $2,851,000 ($693.67)
    General Local Government Support: $678,000 ($164.96)
    Highways: $107,000 ($26.03)
    Other: $106,000 ($25.79)
    Transit Utilities: $8,000 ($1.95)
  • Tax - Property: $1,300,000 ($316.30)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $563,000 ($136.98)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($6.57)
    Other License: $8,000 ($1.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($1.70)

Burgaw government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,474,000 ($845.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,184,000 ($531.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,290,000 ($313.87)

Burgaw government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,028,000 ($980.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $808,000 ($196.59)

10.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.76%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Hanover County, NC  3.45% ($49,750 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  1.05% ($49,404)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.35% ($42,812)


8.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Hanover County, NC  2.49% ($41,273 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  1.11% ($43,102)
to Duplin County, NC  0.42% ($29,395)
Businesses in Burgaw, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hardee's1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burgaw:

  • WVBS (1470 AM; 1 kW; BURGAW, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burgaw:

  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZKB (94.3 FM; WALLACE, NC; Owner: JG & J BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWTB (103.9 FM; TOPSAIL BEACH, NC; Owner: JACKSONVILLE-TOPSAIL RADIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Burgaw:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
Burgaw fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Burgaw fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 45.1mTotal length
  • 98,450Total average daily traffic
  • 16,551Total average daily truck traffic
  • 116,900Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Burgaw, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burgaw, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$136,2201$97,8204$148,9851$67,3401$51,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$169,1750$01$49,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$194,0700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9804.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9804.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burgaw, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burgaw, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 53. The highest number of fires - 83 took place in 2013, and the least - 11 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Burgaw, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.4%), and Outside Fires (34.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Burgaw, NC
    • 42046.4%Structure Fires
    • 31434.7%Outside Fires
    • 16217.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 101.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burgaw, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burgaw, NC
  • 75.7%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burgaw, NC
  • 87.1%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Burgaw compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Burgaw on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
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