NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Valdese, NC

Valdese, NC is located in Burke County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Valdese is about 4,420 with about 217 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 9,295.

The Average Home Value is $122,600.00, which is roughly 23% lower than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 35% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $41,875.00, which is roughly 16% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Valdese is about 6.2%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Burke County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 57.71% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 69.55%
Democratic: 29.41%
Libertarian: 0.61%
Other: 0.25%
Green: 0.19%


Nearby Locations

Connelly Spg, NC (6.03 mi.)
Sawmills, NC (7.80 mi.)
Hildebran, NC (7.86 mi.)
Hudson, NC (8.10 mi.)
Morganton, NC (8.38 mi.)
Hickory, NC (13.39 mi.)
Cedar Rock, NC (14.33 mi.)
Lenoir, NC (14.33 mi.)
Cajahs Mtn, NC (14.33 mi.)
Casar, NC (15.12 mi.)
Vale, NC (19.09 mi.)
Collettsville, NC (19.14 mi.)
Lawndale, NC (19.27 mi.)
Newton, NC (19.42 mi.)
Conover, NC (19.98 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28690
Latitude : 35.733204
Longitude : -81.581153
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1141 ft.
Area Code(s) : 828

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.32
Male Population Estimate : 47.56%
Female Population Estimate : 52.44%
Median Age : 44.1
Male Median Age : 42.8
Female Median Age : 45.6

White Population Estimate : 92.54%
Black Population Estimate : 2.99%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.17%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.91%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.19%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.69%
Other Population Estimate : 1.08%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Valdese specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Burke County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Burke County: About 179 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Burke County is about 27% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 38% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.