Burgin is a city located in Mercer County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 981, it is the 233rd largest city in Kentucky and the 14993rd largest city in the United States. Burgin is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 0.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 979 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Burgin has a population density of 781 people per square mile.
The average household income in Burgin is $58,275 with a poverty rate of 9.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $103,200. The median age in Burgin is 39.3 years, 37.4 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Burginwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.72%.
100.00% of Burgin residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Burgin is Black, with 20.51% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Burgin is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.43%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Burgin
98.72% of Burgin residents were born in the United States, with 81.02% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.