Burkburnett is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,043 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Burkburnett is the 215th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Burkburnett is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.09% of the Burkburnett workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Burkburnett is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burkburnett who work in office and administrative support (13.13%), teaching (9.91%), and sales jobs (6.91%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Burkburnett, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
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, Burkburnett is worth considering.
Burkburnett 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 adults in Burkburnett who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.58% of the adults in Burkburnett have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burkburnett in 2010 was $24,062, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,248 for a family of four. However, Burkburnett contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Burkburnett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burkburnett residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Burkburnett include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Burkburnett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.