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Burleson, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Burleson had a population of 45,133 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Burleson, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45,133
Daytime Population: Workers 15,311
Daytime Population: Residents 22,763
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,074
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 45,022
Population in Familes 39,627
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 1,735
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $72,054
Average Household Income $88,231
Per Capita Income $31,078


Total Housing Units 16,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,880 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,886 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 601 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $144,131
Average Home Value $182,319


Total Households 15,766
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 12,242
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.9% 2.01%
Households 2.82% 2.0%
Families 2.85% 1.95%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

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, 2017 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 Density # 364 79th
Diversity Index # 1088 38th
Median Household Income # 237 87th
Per Capita Income # 359 80th

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