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Burleson, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Burleson had a population of 47,904 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Burleson, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 47,904
Population in Households 47,792
Population in Familes 42,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 1,841
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $73,178
Average Household Income $90,314
Per Capita Income $31,646


Total Housing Units 17,141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,776 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,874 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 491 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $167,163
Average Home Value $200,521


Total Households 16,650
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 12,941
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.29% 2.22%
Households 3.15% 2.18%
Families 3.19% 2.14%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

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, 2018 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 # 73 96th
Population Density # 349 80th
Diversity Index # 1070 39th
Median Household Income # 245 86th
Per Capita Income # 353 80th

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