Burnsville

3 reviews
  1. Town in North Carolina
C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Real Estate
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    NG
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$159,600
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$550
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    60
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    0
    37
  • Robbery
    0
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    661
    575
  • Theft
    3,127
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    180
    257

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$23,269
National
$53,046
Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    14%

    Reviews

    3 reviews
    • Excellent
      1
    • Very Good
      0
    • Average
      1
    • Poor
      1
    • Terrible
      0
    Burnsville is a beautiful mountain community, with a home town feel. The only down side is it could use more high paying jobs, and opportunities for the young people
    • Current Resident
    • 1 month ago
    McDonald's and Burger King are top two food companies in Burnsville, most clothing stores are indeed consignment shops, and pawn shops are abundant also. Since its a small town, everybody knows one another making business fair. Finding is job in hard unless your family works there. Walmart is also a 30 min drive up a mountain which isn't convenient for snow.
    • Niche User
    • Nov 24 2014
    Depending on the area in the county, house designs can range from new age to a southern plantation design. The cost is high about five hundred to seven hundred dollars a month in rent. Electricity is fair until the winter time. Many families run heaters off of kerosene which is a costly. Woodland apartments are full of drug addicts and by far the worst place to live in Burnsville
    • Niche User
    • Nov 24 2014