Burns is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,757 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Burns is the 109th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Burns is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burns is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Burns who work in farm management occupations (16.49%), office and administrative support (13.50%), and sales jobs (12.05%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Burns has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Burns a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Burns is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.33 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Burns is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Burns with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.43% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burns in 2010 was $18,925, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,700 for a family of four.
The people who call Burns home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burns residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Burns include English, Irish, Welsh, and European.
The most common language spoken in Burns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.