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.
Unlike some cities, Burton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Burton are a mix of both white- and blue-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%).
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.