From a total population of 16,816, Burke County has a median age of 41.7. The average age of males, in Burke County, is 39 while the average age of females is 45.1. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Burke County is 3.9 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Burke County, is $21,976 while the average household income is $35,144. When comparing the median income of people living in Burke County to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Burke County is $3,632 less.