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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Burke County is located in Georgia with a population of 22,645. Living in Burke County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Burke County and residents tend to have moderate political views.
Population
22,645

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$86,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$581
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Burke County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    594
    282.7
  • Murder
    14.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    29
    40.7
  • Robbery
    173.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    767.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,651.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    275.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Burke County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,707
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Burke County

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