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Burgaw, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Burgaw had a population of 4,336 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Burgaw is located at latitude 34.5531 and longitude -77.9163 in Pender County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Burgaw (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pender County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Town of Burgaw (GNIS ID: 2405345) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Burgaw is located within Township of Burgaw, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pender County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Burgaw: Stanford.

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Burgaw, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,336
Population in Households 3,677
Population in Familes 2,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 659
Population Density2 796
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $45,294
Average Household Income $59,054
Per Capita Income $24,629


Total Housing Units 1,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 893 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 608 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 199 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $159,259
Average Home Value $185,459


Total Households 1,501
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 970
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.38% 1.6%
Households 1.88% 1.9%
Families 2.66% 1.77%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Burgaw, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burgaw to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 178 76th
Population Density # 313 58th
Diversity Index # 203 73rd
Median Household Income # 331 55th
Per Capita Income # 321 57th

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