Burleson, TX


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Burleson is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 43,625 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Burleson is the 81st largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Burleson, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Burleson, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Burleson’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Burleson does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $69,686.00.

Burleson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burleson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burleson who work in office and administrative support (17.47%), sales jobs (10.09%), and teaching (8.66%).

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

The population of Burleson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Burleson, 23.68% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Burleson in 2010 was $28,544, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,176 for a family of four. However, Burleson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Burleson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Burleson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burleson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Burleson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burleson include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Burleson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.