Census Bureau: More women than men in Burlington in 2017


Of the 52,813 people living in Burlington in 2017, 53.6 percent (28,329) were women and 46.4 percent (24,484) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the North Carolina Business Daily.

Females 18 and over outnumbered males in the same age group by a ratio of 16,982-to-14,981. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 5,519 females and 3,516 males.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Burlington's population by sex

Sex and age range
Estimated number
Percent of total
Males 18 and over
14,981
28.4
Females 18 and over
16,982
32.2
Males 65 and over
3,516
6.7
Females 65 and over
5,519
10.5

Source: US Census Bureau

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