Mebane has the 2075th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 20.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Mebane is part of the Burlington metro area. Unemployment in the Burlington area is 4.4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Burlington has the 297th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Mebane is below average at $37,820, and the median cost of a home in Mebane is $161,100, which is below the national average. 30% of workers in Mebane hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Mebane. 82% of Mebane workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Mebane spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.