Burnet is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,406 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Burnet is the 316th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Burnet isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Burnet are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burnet is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Burnet who work in office and administrative support (13.35%), management occupations (10.99%), and sales jobs (9.98%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.64% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Burnet 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. Burnet has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Burnet than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Burnet may be for you.
Being a small city, Burnet does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Burnet citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.96% of adults 25 and older in Burnet have a college degree.
The per capita income in Burnet in 2018 was $27,397, 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 $109,588 for a family of four. However, Burnet contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Burnet is a very 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 20.84% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burnet include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Burnet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.