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 sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Burnet who work in office and administrative support (13.81%), sales jobs (9.51%), and management occupations (7.68%).
A relatively large number of people in Burnet telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.31% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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, Burnet is worth considering.
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. 18.04% of adults 25 and older in Burnet have a college degree.
The per capita income in Burnet in 2018 was $25,011, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,044 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 22.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burnet include German, Irish, English, French, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Burnet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.