Burton, MI


Burton profile

Living in Burton

Burton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 28,648 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Burton is the 45th largest community in Michigan.

Burton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burton who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), sales jobs (11.51%), and food service (6.94%).

For the size of the city, public transportation in Burton is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Burton, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The citizens of Burton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.35% of adults in Burton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Burton in 2010 was $22,307, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,228 for a family of four. However, Burton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Burton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Burton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Burton include Irish, English, Polish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Burton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.