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, Burns isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Burns are a mix 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 sales jobs (14.02%), office and administrative support (9.74%), and healthcare (9.06%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Burns has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Burns has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Burns than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Burns may be for you.

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

The rate of college-level education in Burns is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.81% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Burns in 2010 was $20,554, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,216 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Burns include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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