Burnet County TX Information


Burnet County Subdivisions

Burnet County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 47,418
Population in Households 45,708
Population in Familes 38,529
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,710
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 17,940
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 12,802
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,027 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,913 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,733 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $182,704
Average Home Value $246,764


Median Household Income $52,192
Average Household Income $71,351
Per Capita Income $27,611
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.67% 1.5%
Households 1.34% 1.46%
Families 1.25% 1.39%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Burnet County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burnet County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 72 72nd
Population Density1 # 81 69th
Diversity Index2 # 176 31st
Median Household Income # 49 81st
Per Capita Income # 46 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.