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.
Burns is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burns is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burns who work in management occupations (15.22%), farm management occupations (13.54%), and office and administrative support (12.89%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Burns has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Burns is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Burns is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.92 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Burns rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.88% of adults 25 and older in Burns have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Burns in 2010 was $21,459, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,836 for a family of four. However, Burns contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Scots-Irish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Burns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.