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Burleson, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Burleson had a population of 43,566 as of July 1, 2016. Burleson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burleson is located at latitude 32.5187 and longitude -97.3409 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Burleson (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Burleson are located in Johnson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Tarrant County.

The City of Burleson (GNIS ID: 2409943) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Burleson is located within Burleson-Joshua Division of Johnson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burleson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 43,566
Population in Households 43,456
Population in Familes 38,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density1 1,674
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 15,199
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 11,784
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,415 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,783 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 601 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $136,738
Average Home Value $167,173


Median Household Income $72,047
Average Household Income $85,419
Per Capita Income $30,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.79% 2.08%
Households 2.67% 2.03%
Families 2.68% 1.98%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Burleson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burleson to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 75 96th
Population Density1 # 381 78th
Diversity Index2 # 1087 38th
Median Household Income # 214 88th
Per Capita Income # 333 81st

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