Burnsville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 63,936 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Burnsville is the 14th largest community in Minnesota.
Also of interest is that Burnsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.50% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Burnsville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.33% of adults in Burnsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burnsville in 2018 was $38,616, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,464 for a family of four. However, Burnsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Burnsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Burnsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burnsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Burnsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burnsville include German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Burnsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.