Burns, TN
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Living in Burns

Burns is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,573 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Burns is the 246th largest community in Tennessee.

Burns real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Burns house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns 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 town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Burns who work in office and administrative support (20.09%), personal care services (7.77%), and sales jobs (7.55%).

Also of interest is that Burns has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Residents will find that the town 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 downside of living in Burns, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.77 minutes every day commuting to work.

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 12.17% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Burns in 2018 was $32,900, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,600 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Burns include German, Irish, European, English, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Burns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Pacific Island languages.