Burnet is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,239 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Burnet is the 316th largest community in Texas.
Burnet is a blue-collar town, with 41.68% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Burnet is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burnet who work in office and administrative support (10.89%), teaching (10.50%), and sales jobs (9.35%).
Burnet 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 Burnet who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.81% of the adults in Burnet have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burnet in 2010 was $17,218, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,872 for a family of four. Burnet also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.60% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Burnet is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Burnet home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burnet residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Burnet also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burnet include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Burnet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.