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Population in 2012: 1,673 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 

Males: 773  (46.2%)
Females: 900  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  45.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28714.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,144 (it was $21,653 in 2000)
Burnsville:

$24,144
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,092

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $135,051 (it was $92,700 in 2000)
Burnsville:

$135,051
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $144,428; Detached houses: $157,497; Townhouses or other attached units: $153,846; In 2-unit structures: $177,957; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $309,989; Mobile homes: $46,697

Median gross rent in 2012: $510.

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  • White alone - 1,683 (85.3%)
  • Hispanic - 201 (10.2%)
  • Black alone - 59 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burnsville: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.7%), German (13.5%), Irish (12.7%), English (10.2%), Scottish (8.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2814 feet

Land area: 1.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,060 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Burnsville:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burnsville town:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

166 residents are foreign born

This town:  8.4%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Burnsville, North Carolina as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Burnsville to the number of sex offenders is 64 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,119 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $778 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (27.5 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (96.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (481.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bakersville, NC (3.2 miles ), Spruce Pine, NC (3.6 miles ), Flag Pond, TN (3.9 miles) , Mars Hill, NC (3.9 miles ), Banner Hill, TN (4.0 miles ), Erwin, TN (4.1 miles ), Montreat, NC (4.3 miles ), Black Mountain, NC (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.92 N, Longitude: 82.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,189 (+111.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 420 (57.5%)

Area code: 828

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Crime rates in Burnsville by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2009 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 101121
per 100,000 60.20.060.261.0116.758.8
Robberies 001011
per 100,000 0.00.060.20.058.358.8
Assaults 0001165
per 100,000 0.00.00.0671.1350.1293.8
Burglaries 12914152120
per 100,000 722.0541.2843.4915.21225.21175.1
Thefts 343344757165
per 100,000 2045.71984.42650.64576.04142.43819.0
Auto thefts 223142
per 100,000 120.3120.3180.761.0233.4117.5
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.4) 144.596.4186.8330.5342.7279.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.70
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+8.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Burnsville-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Burnsville town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.9 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burnsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from Burnsville center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Burnsville center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yancey County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burnsville topographic map

Birthplace of: John S. Arrowood - Judge, Ken Holcombe - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Burnsville:

  • HOSPICE OF YANCEY COUNTY (Hospital, 856 GEORGE'S FORK ROAD)
  • BROOKSIDE REHABILITATION AND CARE (Nursing Home, PO BOX 248)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Burnsville:

  • BRIAN CTR HEALTH AND REHAB/SPRUC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPRUCE PINE, NC)
  • THE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER OF MITCHELL C (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SPRUCE PINE, NC)
  • MAYLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; SPRUCE PINE, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Burnsville, NC

Airports located in Burnsville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burnsville:

  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 26 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,135)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 27 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 29 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Tusculum College (about 32 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 40 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • Appalachian State University (about 41 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 46 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,172)

Public high school in Burnsville:

Private high school in Burnsville:

  • YANCEY COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 694 PINE SWAMP RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Burnsville:

Private elementary/middle school in Burnsville:

  • ARTHUR MORGAN SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 60 AMS CIR; Grades: 7 - 9)
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Library in Burnsville:

  • AVERY-MITCHELL-YANCEY REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $761,886; Location: 289 BURNSVILLE SCHOOL ROAD; 159,114 books; 2,973 audio materials; 4,488 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 197 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Burnsville: Mount Mitchell Boys Camp (A), Toecan Ranger District Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mitchell Branch (A), Tantrough Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Carolina Country Inn (600 West Main Street), Colonial Guest Rooms (211 East Main Street), Blue Ridge Motel (204 West Blvd).

 
Yancey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.2. This is about average.
City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.0
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.06
U.S.:

9.59

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

BURNSVILLE, TOWN OF (Population served: 3820, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-07-2005)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 70 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
MT MITCHELL STATE PARK (Population served: 2400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HIGGINS FWB CHURCH (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2002), St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-19-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
EASTATOE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LOW GAP FWB CHURCH (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
MADISON SEMINARY BAPTIST CH (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
HIGH PASTURES (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2002), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2002), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2002)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MT MITCHELL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-11-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2000), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2001)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-1999), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2001)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.9%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Black residents, 53.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  52.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Burnsville, NC

People in group quarters in Burnsville in 2010:

  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Burnsville in 2000:

  • 110 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Burnsville compared to North Carolina state average:

Burnsville, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Burnsville (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: West Bypass Branch at 530 West Bypass, branch established on 1988/08/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Burnsville Main Branch at 109 Town Square, branch established on 1970/04/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Burnsville Branch at 364 East Bypass, branch established on 1973/01/23. 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.
  • United Community Bank: Burnsville Branch at 291 East Us Highway 19e, branch established on 2004/02/17. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Burnsville at 600 West By-Pass, branch established on 1997/12/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Burnsville travel time to work - commute


Burnsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Burnsville town (based on Yancey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.12%
Here48.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents51.9%22.3%12.3%4.1%2.6%
Congregations34.3%30.0%10.0%10.0%1.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the BrethrenFriends (Quakers)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%0.9%0.8%2.2%
Congregations1.4%1.4%1.4%1.4%8.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Yancey County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Yancey County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Yancey County:

23.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$3,981$23,8860$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,761$33,1325$1,238
Police Protection - Officers 8$20,178$30,2673$963
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,189
Firefighters 1$2,090$25,08011$1,003
Streets and Highways 0$0 11$3,334
Sewerage 2$4,149$24,8944$5,185
Water Supply 5$12,764$30,6344$6,390
Other and Unallocable 1$2,214$26,5681$793
Totals for Government 20$48,137$28,88240$20,095

Burnsville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $566,000 ($338.31)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $581,000 ($347.28)
    Police Protection: $366,000 ($218.77)
    Water Utilities: $249,000 ($148.83)
    Central Staff Services: $221,000 ($132.10)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($83.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($66.95)
    Fire Protection: $98,000 ($58.58)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($17.33)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($27.50)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($4.18)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($4.18)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($3.59)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($1.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,101,000 ($658.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($56.78)

Burnsville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $699,000 ($417.81)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $275,000 ($164.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $67,000 ($40.05)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($18.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($179.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $634,000 ($378.96)
    General Support: $96,000 ($57.38)
    Highways: $60,000 ($35.86)
  • Tax - Property: $655,000 ($391.51)
    NEC: $22,000 ($13.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($1.79)

Burnsville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,634,000 ($976.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,596,000 ($953.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($22.71)

Burnsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,931,000 ($1154.21)

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Buncombe County, NC  0.85% ($35,449 average AGI)
from Mitchell County, NC  0.61% ($23,143)
from McDowell County, NC  0.40% ($26,870)


4.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Buncombe County, NC  0.89% ($41,176 average AGI)
to Mitchell County, NC  0.58% ($22,273)
to McDowell County, NC  0.35% ($26,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burnsville:

  • WKYK (940 AM; 5 kW; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: MARK MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTOE (1470 AM; 5 kW; SPRUCE PINE, NC; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WEMB (1420 AM; 5 kW; ERWIN, TN; Owner: W E M B, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBRM (1250 AM; 5 kW; MARION, NC; Owner: WBRM, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burnsville:

  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burnsville:

  • W67DV (Channel 67; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W60CS (Channel 60; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W02AT (Channel 2; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W12AU (Channel 12; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W42AX (Channel 42; BAKERSVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W28AO (Channel 28; SPRUCE PINE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Burnsville fatal accident list:

Dec 14, 1998 08:15 PM, East Main Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 23, 1993 06:50 AM, Us19e, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 1982 08:02 PM, 19e, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1976 06:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 150
Total average daily truck traffic: 9
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 300

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Burnsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Burnsville, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burnsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Burnsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 110
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Burnsville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burnsville, NC

Most common first names in Burnsville, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10977.8 years
William9876.6 years
Mary9874.7 years
James9474.5 years
Charles5973.9 years
Robert5174.5 years
George4077.8 years
Martha3582.4 years
Roy3275.3 years
Fred3078.1 years
Most common last names in Burnsville, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hensley13078.2 years
Wilson12075.9 years
Edwards9877.1 years
Robinson9277.7 years
Ray8778.4 years
Young7779.5 years
Boone5777.0 years
Higgins5680.1 years
Fox5574.3 years
Mcintosh5482.2 years
Businesses in Burnsville, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
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  • Henry Clay Turner, Iii (1)
  • Kristin A. Tidwell (1)
  • Patrick Joseph Clark (1)
  • Tony L. Allen (1)
  • Willie R. Anglin (1)
  • Michael A. Proffitt (1)
  • Neil I. Harris (1)
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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