Burke County

  1. Burke County Legal Resources
  2. Burke County Statistics
  3. Burke County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Burke County Employment Information
  5. Burke County Family Information
  6. Burke County Education Information
  7. Burke County Business Information
  8. Burke County Public Benefits Information
  9. Burke County Criminal Information
  10. Burke County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Burke County Cities
  12. Burke County Zip Codes


Burke County Legal Resources

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Burke County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 89,148
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 992 / 873 / 12
  • Land Area (2000): 1,312.410 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 21.151 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 32,000.000 acres (129.472 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 439
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 62.90%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 1.40%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $27,312,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 24,000,000 / 2,000,000 / 19,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 12.80%
  • Physicians (2004): 188
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 2 (468)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 14,756
  • Federal Spending (2004): $495,049
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Burke County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 37,427
Building Permits Issued (2006): 322
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $56,078

Burke County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 96,924 54.26%
 Rural, Farm 1,032 0.58%
 Rural, Non-farm 80,684 45.17%

Burke County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burke County Employment Information

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Burke County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 42,187 40,505 1,682 3.99% 40
1991 42,235 39,627 2,608 6.17% 62
1992 43,120 40,602 2,519 5.84% 58
1993 43,054 41,040 2,015 4.68% 47
1994 43,343 41,780 1,563 3.60% 36
1995 44,041 41,948 2,093 4.75% 47
1996 44,402 42,402 2,000 4.50% 45
1997 44,542 42,797 1,745 3.92% 39
1998 43,887 42,371 1,516 3.45% 35
1999 43,969 42,839 1,130 2.57% 26
2000 46,257 44,614 1,643 3.55% 35
2001 45,234 42,234 3,000 6.63% 67
2002 43,837 40,410 3,427 7.82% 78
2003 42,975 39,611 3,364 7.83% 78
2004 42,419 39,577 2,841 6.70% 67
2005 41,685 39,038 2,647 6.35% 64
2006 41,679 39,299 2,380 5.71% 57
2007 40,550 38,158 2,392 5.90% 59
2008 40,659 37,452 3,207 7.89% 79
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 40,770 37,762 3,008 7.38% 74
Feb 2008 40,523 37,511 3,012 7.43% 74
Mar 2008 40,615 37,648 2,967 7.31% 73
Apr 2008 40,601 37,717 2,884 7.10% 71
May 2008 40,683 37,589 3,094 7.61% 76
Jun 2008 40,738 37,558 3,180 7.81% 78
Jul 2008 41,169 37,559 3,610 8.77% 88
Aug 2008 40,534 36,874 3,660 9.03% 90
Sep 2008 40,301 36,851 3,450 8.56% 86
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Burke County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 6,218 13.48%
2. Construction 3,968 8.60%
3. Health Care 2,914 6.32%
4. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,702 5.86%
5. Public Administration 2,316 5.02%
6. Metal Manufactuing 1,580 3.42%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 1,574 3.41%
8. Educational Services 1,458 3.16%
9. Repair and Maintenance 1,448 3.14%
10. Truck Transportation 1,422 3.08%
11. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,376 2.98%
12. Apparel Manufacturing 1,290 2.80%
13. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 1,248 2.71%
14. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,194 2.59%
15. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,002 2.17%
16. Food Manufacturing 890 1.93%
17. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 734 1.59%
18. Food and Beverage Stores 694 1.50%
19. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 670 1.45%
20. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 666 1.44%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 7,354 18.27%
2. Educational Services 3,954 9.82%
3. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 3,438 8.54%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 2,596 6.45%
5. Apparel Manufacturing 2,582 6.41%
6. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,162 5.37%
7. Public Administration 1,550 3.85%
8. Social Assistance 1,472 3.66%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 1,274 3.17%
10. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 1,104 2.74%
11. Department and Other General Stores 932 2.32%
12. Finance and Insurance 910 2.26%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 844 2.10%
14. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 790 1.96%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 578 1.44%
16. Construction 506 1.26%
17. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 474 1.18%
18. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 420 1.04%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 346 0.86%
20. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 304 0.76%

Burke County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 4,388 9.51%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 2,984 6.47%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 2,642 5.73%
4. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 2,630 5.70%
5. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,854 4.02%
6. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,748 3.79%
7. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,726 3.74%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,594 3.46%
9. Woodworkers 1,454 3.15%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,400 3.03%
11. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,398 3.03%
12. Other Management Occupations 1,352 2.93%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 1,308 2.84%
14. Law Enforcement Workers 1,152 2.50%
15. Other Construction Trades 1,134 2.46%
16. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,018 2.21%
17. Operations Managers Non Finance 770 1.67%
18. Other Material Moving Workers 714 1.55%
19. Engineers 674 1.46%
20. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 660 1.43%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 3,436 8.54%
2. Other Production Occupations 3,074 7.64%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 1,976 4.91%
4. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,804 4.48%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,770 4.40%
6. Registered Nurses 1,700 4.22%
7. Secretaries and Admins 1,568 3.90%
8. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,512 3.76%
9. Cashiers 1,512 3.76%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,192 2.96%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,108 2.75%
12. Other Management Occupations 1,074 2.67%
13. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 906 2.25%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 870 2.16%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 854 2.12%
16. Child Care Workers 850 2.11%
17. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 760 1.89%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 716 1.78%
19. Waiters and Waitresses 678 1.68%
20. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 674 1.67%

Burke County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 81,892 58.30%
15-35 hours 12,417 8.84%
1-14 hours 2,329 1.66%
No regular hours 43,825 31.20%

Burke County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 2,500 3.01%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,275 2.73%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 4,286 5.15%
6 AM-6:29 AM 10,145 12.19%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 13,075 15.72%
7 AM-7:29 AM 10,965 13.18%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 14,315 17.21%
8 AM-8:29 AM 5,603 6.73%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 2,642 3.18%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 2,024 2.43%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,100 1.32%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 596 0.72%
Noon-3:59 PM 6,806 8.18%
4 PM-11:59 PM 6,862 8.25%

Burke County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 2,513 3.02%
5-9 8,710 10.47%
10-14 16,376 19.68%
15-19 17,662 21.23%
20-24 14,437 17.35%
25-29 5,115 6.15%
30-34 9,683 11.64%
35-39 1,520 1.83%
40-44 1,450 1.74%
45-59 2,462 2.96%
60-89 1,800 2.16%
At least 90 1,466 1.76%

Burke County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 106 0.13% 64,707 77.78%
30-44 36 0.04% 12,617 15.17%
45-59 0 0.00% 2,462 2.96%
At least 60 46 0.06% 3,220 3.87%

Burke County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 104 0.12%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 11,591 13.69%
 Car / truck / van, solo 69,297 81.86%
 Motorcycle 158 0.19%
 Other 850 1.00%
 Public transportation 188 0.22%
 Walked 1,006 1.19%
 Worked at home 1,454 1.72%

Burke County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burke County Family Information

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Households (2000): 69,132 (171,046 people)
Families (2000): 48,944 (143,894 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 20,640
People at same address in 1995: 100,030

Burke County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 7,362 10.62%
$10,000-$14,999 4,724 6.82%
$15,000-$19,999 5,028 7.26%
$20,000-$24,999 5,843 8.43%
$25,000-$29,999 5,816 8.39%
$30,000-$34,999 5,281 7.62%
$35,000-$39,999 4,618 6.66%
$40,000-$44,999 5,055 7.29%
$45,000-$49,999 4,051 5.85%
$50,000-$59,999 7,216 10.41%
$60,000-$74,999 6,228 8.99%
$75,000-$99,999 4,677 6.75%
$100,000-$124,999 1,402 2.02%
$125,000-$149,999 738 1.06%
$150,000-$199,999 556 0.80%
$200,000 or more 708 1.02%

Burke County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 8,793 25.47%
 Family, 2 people 11,079 32.09%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,112 3.22%
 Family, 3 people 6,206 17.97%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 151 0.44%
 Family, 4 people 4,501 13.04%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 67 0.19%
 Family, 5 people 1,596 4.62%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 41 0.12%
 Family, 6 people 503 1.46%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 23 0.07%
 Family, 7 or more people 446 1.29%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 10 0.03%

Burke County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 55,692 31.39%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 17,881 10.08%
Public Assistance 1,743 0.98%
Retirement 10,897 6.14%
Self Employment 6,654 3.75%
Social Security 19,429 10.95%
Supplemental Security 3,012 1.70%
Wage / Salary 53,870 30.36%
Other 8,240 4.64%

Burke County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 22,409 58.37%
 With children under 18 15,981 41.63%

Burke County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 6,580 9.27%
 Married 44,354 62.49%
 Never Married 18,247 25.71%
 Widowed 1,796 2.53%

Burke County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 7,715 10.73%
 Married 44,232 61.51%
 Never Married 11,572 16.09%
 Widowed 8,395 11.67%

Burke County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burke County Education Information

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Burke County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 16,971 12.50%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 28,699 21.14%
 High school diploma or equivalent 41,362 30.46%
 Some college, no degree 23,908 17.61%
 Associate degree 8,898 6.55%
 Bachelors degree 11,126 8.19%
 Graduate or professional degree 4,813 3.54%

Burke County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 952 1.07% 1,263 1.42% 2,215 2.48%
Kindergarten 2,020 2.27% 84 0.09% 2,104 2.36%
Grades 1-4 9,730 10.91% 350 0.39% 10,080 11.31%
Grades 5-8 9,876 11.08% 428 0.48% 10,304 11.56%
Grades 9-12 9,961 11.17% 342 0.38% 10,303 11.56%
Undergrad college 4,734 5.31% 782 0.88% 5,516 6.19%
Graduate or professional school 472 0.53% 230 0.26% 702 0.79%
Total 37,745 42.34% 3,479 3.90% 41,224 46.24%

Burke County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burke County Business Information

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Retail sales (2002): $630,333,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $83,106,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $2,260,930
Retired workers (2005): 11,460

Burke County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 7 7 16 8 15
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 0 2 3
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 3 3 2
1999 - Construction 24 13 38 32 45
1999 - Educational Services 2 0 2 0 1
1999 - Finance & Insurance 5 5 12 19 29
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 14 6 60 24 60
1999 - Information 0 1 4 4 6
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 2 2 2 3
1999 - Manufacturing 9 12 67 53 27
1999 - Mining 0 0 1 1 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 12 9 51 43 90
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 8 20 21 35
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 5 3 7 8 21
1999 - Retail Trade 26 21 83 65 117
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 6 6 9 3 12
1999 - Unclassified 3 4 1 1 0
1999 - Utilities 0 0 3 2 4
1999 - Wholesale Trade 2 7 23 18 22
1999 - Total 119 105 402 309 492
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 9 9 13 10 13
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 0 0 5
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 0 4 2 2
2000 - Construction 17 11 43 33 53
2000 - Educational Services 2 0 3 2 0
2000 - Finance & Insurance 10 6 10 15 34
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 6 11 62 28 56
2000 - Information 0 2 2 8 2
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 1 3 2 1
2000 - Manufacturing 13 9 63 59 25
2000 - Mining 0 0 1 1 0
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 13 11 43 43 99
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 9 2 17 27 34
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 2 7 7 25
2000 - Retail Trade 19 18 83 78 110
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 4 4 9 6 11
2000 - Unclassified 5 1 2 1 1
2000 - Utilities 0 0 2 3 4
2000 - Wholesale Trade 4 5 19 15 27
2000 - Total 117 92 386 340 502
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 9 3 14 14 14
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 1 1 4
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 4 2 2
2001 - Construction 10 15 43 35 53
2001 - Educational Services 0 1 1 2 3
2001 - Finance & Insurance 3 7 19 13 30
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 17 9 42 49 52
2001 - Information 2 4 1 7 0
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 1 2 3 2
2001 - Manufacturing 11 13 45 73 29
2001 - Mining 0 0 1 1 0
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 16 14 46 39 99
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 9 19 18 41
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 6 4 6 26
2001 - Retail Trade 25 38 64 68 119
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 4 4 11 6 8
2001 - Unclassified 3 4 0 2 1
2001 - Utilities 0 0 1 3 5
2001 - Wholesale Trade 7 3 14 20 27
2001 - Total 117 132 332 362 515
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 12 10 15 8 22
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 1 2 4
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 1 3 2 2
2002 - Construction 15 10 30 40 57
2002 - Educational Services 2 0 2 2 1
2002 - Finance & Insurance 13 2 18 15 31
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 20 9 52 49 53
2002 - Information 1 1 3 3 3
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 2 0 6 0
2002 - Manufacturing 10 20 27 81 30
2002 - Mining 0 0 2 0 0
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 12 17 52 42 88
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 16 4 21 17 40
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 6 4 8 4 24
2002 - Retail Trade 22 30 60 100 90
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 6 7 5 6 10
2002 - Unclassified 1 2 0 0 1
2002 - Utilities 0 0 5 0 4
2002 - Wholesale Trade 7 12 11 25 22
2002 - Total 145 131 315 402 482
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 8 11 14 18 13
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 1 1 5
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 3 2 2 4 3
2003 - Construction 10 24 28 40 54
2003 - Educational Services 2 0 3 1 2
2003 - Finance & Insurance 10 11 12 13 40
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 18 11 45 49 69
2003 - Information 0 0 3 2 5
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 1 2 1 1
2003 - Manufacturing 5 12 41 66 32
2003 - Mining 0 0 0 2 0
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 10 20 39 51 96
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 8 11 26 18 44
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 7 8 3 26
2003 - Retail Trade 27 24 58 76 108
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 5 0 7 10 13
2003 - Unclassified 2 1 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 0 0 2 2 6
2003 - Wholesale Trade 10 8 14 20 19
2003 - Total 122 143 305 377 536
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 10 6 14 12 20
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 3 0 0 4
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 0 5 3 5
2004 - Construction 11 14 37 28 57
2004 - Educational Services 0 2 1 1 4
2004 - Finance & Insurance 8 8 16 11 40
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 16 7 63 46 60
2004 - Information 0 0 4 2 3
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 2 0 1 2 2
2004 - Manufacturing 7 7 50 61 29
2004 - Mining 0 0 2 0 0
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 12 14 33 50 100
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 9 8 16 27 42
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 5 1 8 11 21
2004 - Retail Trade 12 19 75 73 98
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 4 4 9 4 20
2004 - Unclassified 3 1 1 0 0
2004 - Utilities 0 1 3 3 3
2004 - Wholesale Trade 4 12 13 18 18
2004 - Total 106 107 351 352 526
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 4 9 15 11 21
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 0 0 5
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 2 2 5 6
2005 - Construction 20 15 34 33 53
2005 - Educational Services 1 1 0 2 2
2005 - Finance & Insurance 7 5 16 15 39
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 14 14 62 59 55
2005 - Information 1 0 4 3 2
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 1 3 2 1
2005 - Manufacturing 8 8 57 50 29
2005 - Mining 1 0 0 0 2
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 15 7 46 45 95
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 10 7 23 24 42
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 6 3 11 9 21
2005 - Retail Trade 18 23 64 79 94
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 5 5 10 9 12
2005 - Unclassified 0 1 0 0 1
2005 - Utilities 1 1 1 3 4
2005 - Wholesale Trade 7 3 13 15 21
2005 - Total 122 105 361 364 505

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burke County Public Benefits Information

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Burke County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 153,110 89.32%
 Below Poverty Level 18,310 10.68%

Burke County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $2,346 $29 $5,830 $0 $0 $900 $9,076 $4,816 $3,599 $2,217
1971 $2,463 $30 $6,122 $0 $0 $945 $9,530 $5,057 $3,778 $2,328
1972 $5,261 $49 $9,415 $0 $0 $1,006 $15,682 $7,207 $2,388 $3,878
1973 $5,636 $64 $11,953 $0 $0 $1,491 $19,080 $9,035 $2,171 $4,076
1974 $5,915 $74 $12,962 $0 $0 $2,028 $20,905 $9,994 $1,988 $4,693
1975 $5,919 $62 $15,725 $0 $0 $2,640 $24,284 $13,001 $1,806 $5,317
1976 $6,523 $110 $16,353 $0 $0 $2,552 $25,428 $13,814 $1,629 $3,841
1977 $6,389 $122 $16,346 $0 $0 $1,910 $24,645 $15,547 $1,452 $4,888
1978 $7,103 $193 $18,754 $0 $0 $2,381 $28,238 $16,603 $1,284 $3,571
1979 $7,374 $217 $17,759 $1 $0 $2,443 $27,577 $18,287 $1,159 $3,310
1980 $7,997 $188 $24,734 $59 $0 $3,319 $36,109 $16,755 $12,711 $6,259
1981 $8,224 $188 $23,975 $80 $0 $3,884 $36,163 $19,568 $12,413 $5,806
1982 $8,872 $176 $25,449 $86 $0 $4,654 $39,061 $15,678 $14,072 $6,561
1983 $9,203 $147 $22,551 $91 $0 $6,989 $38,834 $23,100 $19,807 $7,657
1984 $9,291 $98 $25,474 $93 $0 $7,180 $42,038 $25,327 $15,471 $8,928
1985 $10,196 $106 $28,427 $142 $0 $8,488 $47,253 $28,334 $14,245 $11,397
1986 $11,048 $1,998 $33,544 $162 $0 $7,940 $52,694 $32,937 $12,685 $13,934
1987 $10,992 $6,033 $38,952 $259 $0 $10,196 $60,399 $35,051 $10,000 $10,857
1988 $10,777 $7,738 $42,943 $297 $0 $8,558 $62,575 $38,057 $8,234 $19,175
1989 $11,140 $8,570 $51,532 $346 $0 $10,276 $73,294 $42,066 $8,428 $18,257
1990 $12,837 $8,917 $46,730 $188 $0 $9,705 $69,460 $41,519 $6,253 $15,513
1991 $13,992 $9,138 $62,302 $219 $0 $13,952 $90,465 $54,905 $43,639 $47,628
1992 $16,346 $9,166 $63,382 $404 $0 $12,704 $92,836 $50,101 $43,768 $31,727
1993 $16,068 $9,785 $60,403 $470 $0 $11,733 $88,674 $46,707 $47,111 $21,767
1994 $16,745 $12,401 $70,251 $354 $0 $12,577 $99,927 $49,042 $53,836 $30,947
1995 $19,271 $11,552 $76,192 $126 $0 $15,210 $110,799 $51,494 $51,540 $30,249
1996 $20,027 $9,451 $66,674 $136 $0 $16,369 $103,206 $51,494 $42,740 $25,467
1997 $25,450 $4,683 $70,880 $154 $0 $16,691 $113,175 $51,500 $41,255 $24,696
1998 $26,828 $4,996 $105,387 $158 $0 $20,940 $153,313 $76,026 $40,777 $29,432
1999 $22,139 $11,121 $108,069 $213 $0 $19,301 $149,722 $67,443 $38,472 $26,993
2000 $29,411 $5,510 $91,869 $177 $0 $21,314 $142,771 $79,636 $38,032 $24,638
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $36,266 $5,960 $107,326 $297 $0 $32,027 $175,916 $97,451 $36,226 $31,586
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $38,210 $8,811 $113,668 $368 $0 $38,046 $190,292 $99,436 $37,528 $37,585
2005 $38,919 $8,469 $123,183 $379 $0 $35,699 $198,180 $101,722 $34,089 $41,680
2006 $39,341 $9,680 $129,576 $355 $0 $34,596 $203,868 $103,452 $50,490 $37,157


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $6,841 $171 $20 $143 $0 $0 $8,406
$95 $893 $71 $0 $0 $172
1971 $7,183 $179 $21 $150 $0 $0 $8,827
$100 $937 $75 $0 $0 $182
1972 $9,671 $232 $186 $214 $0 $0 $13,020
$150 $1,995 $58 $0 $0 $514
1973 $15,666 $298 $44 $347 $0 $15 $19,122
$246 $2,023 $58 $24 $0 $401
1974 $16,990 $384 $25 $305 $0 $0 $19,862
$270 $1,488 $87 $0 $0 $313
1975 $17,325 $444 $885 $637 $0 $0 $22,348
$359 $1,049 $47 $82 $0 $1,520
1976 $20,504 $537 $27 $853 $0 $61 $26,820
$512 $1,217 $42 $0 $0 $3,067
1977 $20,297 $487 $28 $630 $0 $56 $24,986
$545 $1,338 $65 $0 $0 $1,540
1978 $20,847 $552 $1,348 $467 $0 $57 $27,405
$685 $1,659 $32 $0 $0 $1,758
1979 $22,465 $984 $398 $537 $0 $125 $30,435
$697 $1,928 $36 $0 $0 $3,265
1980 $23,739 $820 $269 $729 $0 $86 $32,203
$736 $1,901 $484 $366 $0 $3,073
1981 $27,902 $1,187 $112 $825 $0 $84 $36,179
$837 $1,928 $797 $260 $0 $2,247
1982 $29,133 $1,014 $0 $1,075 $0 $74 $37,647
$946 $2,355 $810 $191 $0 $2,049
1983 $29,498 $824 $0 $532 $0 $45 $38,684
$901 $2,498 $1,767 $214 $0 $2,405
1984 $32,585 $848 $119 $547 $0 $47 $41,987
$1,068 $2,817 $1,198 $159 $0 $2,599
1985 $37,258 $2,255 $49 $786 $0 $131 $48,665
$1,075 $2,486 $1,248 $164 $0 $3,213
1986 $43,044 $2,749 $441 $848 $0 $78 $54,934
$1,212 $2,728 $1,068 $203 $0 $2,563
1987 $50,844 $1,566 $510 $953 $0 $59 $65,359
$1,304 $2,944 $1,074 $1,490 $0 $4,615
1988 $52,719 $1,163 $387 $1,067 $0 $72 $67,497
$1,448 $3,272 $843 $682 $0 $5,844
1989 $65,383 $1,543 $745 $1,253 $11 $98 $82,176
$1,607 $3,527 $741 $349 $0 $6,919
1990 $65,738 $2,207 $657 $1,501 $0 $113 $84,730
$2,044 $4,060 $674 $529 $0 $7,207
1991 $74,131 $1,451 $612 $11,627 $0 $118 $104,235
$1,768 $4,875 $807 $194 $0 $8,652
1992 $80,332 $1,490 $605 $12,475 $0 $127 $116,924
$1,726 $5,732 $2,951 $744 $0 $10,742
1993 $74,003 $1,634 $609 $13,340 $0 $145 $118,040
$1,959 $6,741 $3,167 $685 $0 $15,757
1994 $68,099 $1,716 $872 $16,917 $0 $158 $116,177
$2,052 $7,535 $3,122 $440 $0 $15,266
1995 $73,280 $1,739 $905 $17,406 $0 $168 $122,300
$2,211 $8,015 $3,898 $159 $0 $14,519
1996 $75,062 $1,684 $786 $4,471 $0 $274 $111,381
$2,805 $8,753 $3,516 $755 $0 $13,275
1997 $81,316 $1,750 $735 $4,600 $40 $292 $118,532
$2,951 $9,267 $2,608 $794 $0 $14,179
1998 $88,353 $1,790 $1,532 $29,346 $40 $290 $157,337
$3,266 $10,773 $4,164 $2,650 $0 $15,133
1999 $104,118 $2,053 $861 $34,975 $40 $335 $179,211
$3,359 $11,177 $3,910 $1,137 $0 $17,246
2000 $104,536 $2,415 $856 $5,016 $0 $484 $158,646
$3,948 $17,524 $7,467 $825 $0 $15,575
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $108,646 $2,203 $901 $26,305 $154 $821 $182,350
$4,030 $19,070 $2,477 $474 $0 $17,269
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $115,661 $2,132 $879 $18,339 $0 $574 $184,378
$3,869 $18,206 $2,202 $627 $0 $21,889
2005 $116,872 $2,092 $914 $31,610 $0 $468 $201,452
$4,006 $22,200 $2,416 $1,220 $0 $19,654
2006 $121,254 $2,616 $961 $38,452 $0 $649 $212,542
$4,262 $23,166 $1,991 $1,791 $0 $17,400

Burke County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burke County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,485
Burke County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burke County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Burke County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 11,559 12.97%
10-19 Years 12,455 13.97%
20-29 Years 11,294 12.67%
30-39 Years 13,635 15.29%
40-49 Years 13,064 14.65%
50-59 Years 11,011 12.35%
60-69 Years 7,799 8.75%
70-79 Years 5,432 6.09%
80-89 Years 2,480 2.78%
90+ Years 419 0.47%

Burke County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 44,574 50.00%
 Female 44,574 50.00%

Burke County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 75,727 84.95%
 African-American 5,953 6.68%
 Hispanic/Latino 3,180 3.57%
 Asian 3,093 3.47%
 Multiracial 813 0.91%
 Amerindian 213 0.24%
 Other Race 89 0.10%
 Pacific Islander 80 0.09%

Burke County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 33,223 31.07%
2. German 20,415 19.09%
3. English 14,334 13.41%
4. Irish 13,284 12.42%
5. Scotch Irish 5,213 4.88%
6. Dutch 3,374 3.16%
7. Italian 3,318 3.10%
8. Scottish 3,200 2.99%
9. French Non-Basque 2,432 2.27%
10. European 2,310 2.16%

Burke County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 154,115 92.08%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 6,420 3.84%
3. Miao / Hmong 3,984 2.38%
4. Laotian 856 0.51%
5. German 500 0.30%
6. French 340 0.20%
7. Chinese 304 0.18%
8. Tagalog 94 0.06%
9. Greek 84 0.05%
10. Other Indic 78 0.05%

Burke County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 170,030 95.18%
 Naturalized immigrant 2,262 1.27%
 Not a citizen 6,348 3.55%

Burke County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
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