Burns, TN
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Burns is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,473 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Burns is the 270th 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burns who work in office and administrative support (15.72%), sales jobs (10.03%), and healthcare (8.53%).

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.

The town 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.

As is often the case in a small town, Burns doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

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 11.60% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Burns in 2010 was $22,711, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,844 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, English, Italian, and French .

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