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.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burleson who work in office and administrative support (16.56%), teaching (9.58%), and sales jobs (9.47%).
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 citizens of Burleson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.07% of adults in Burleson having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burleson in 2010 was $28,396, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,584 for a family of four. However, Burleson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 12.39% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burleson include German, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Burleson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.