Burleson, Texas Population 2020

49,984

Burleson is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 49,984, it is the 70th largest city in Texas and the 790th largest city in the United States. Burleson is currently growing at a rate of 2.78% annually and its population has increased by 36.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,690 in 2010. Spanning over 28 miles, Burleson has a population density of 1,769 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burleson is $92,298 with a poverty rate of 4.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,229 per month, and the median house value is $167,100. The median age in Burleson is 35 years, 35.7 years for males, and 34.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Burleson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Burleson was:

  • White: 89.84%
  • Black or African American: 4.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Burleson, Texas is 49,984, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,282.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,690.

Burleson, Texas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,09589.84%
Black or African American1,8294.10%
Two or More Races1,4663.28%
Asian6421.44%
Some Other Race3730.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native1450.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander790.18%

Burleson Population Pyramid 2020

Burleson Median Age

35


Total

35.7


Male

34.3


Female

Burleson Adults

There are 32,064 adults, (5,314 of whom are seniors) in Burleson.

Burleson Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Burleson Sex Ratio

Female

23,511

52.68%

Male

21,118

47.32%

Burleson Households and Families

Burleson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burleson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Male55.2%44.8%
Female51.2%48.8%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3492.972.9
Married9,2513.3382.4
Non Family3,2681.2163.9
Female2,2503.4751.2
Male5803.4455.2

3.26

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burleson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6512.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,3594.75%
High School Graduate8,25428.86%
Some College7,99127.94%
Associates Degree2,89110.11%
Bachelors Degree5,04417.64%
Graduate Degree2,4128.43%

Burleson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,85822,5196,246
Hispanic2,6522,096600
Black1,2581,238282
Asian443357226
Multiple Races397397102
Other Race27823056
Native American625318
Islander4848

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,099$55,922$40,794
Less Than High School$29,773$36,312$13,639
High School Grad$37,556$49,101$28,578
Some College$47,249$54,668$40,472
Bachelors Degree$56,142$64,719$52,791
Graduate Degree$64,289$76,408$60,978

$49,099

Average Earnings

$55,922

Average Male

$40,794

Average Female

Burleson Language

Burleson Language by Age

Burleson Language

93.32% of Burleson residents speak only English, while 6.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Burleson Poverty

Burleson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,4081,6374.62%
Hispanic5,1793917.55%
Black1,7891437.99%
Other3567521.07%
Multiple1,466201.36%
Native14596.21%
Asian64281.25%
Islander7978.86%

4.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.89%

Male Poverty Rate

5.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burleson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burleson is Other, with 21.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burleson is Asian, with 1.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.65%
High School5.76%
Some College2.39%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.61%
Female Employed3.90%
Male Unemployed3.27%
Male Employed1.29%

Burleson Income

Burleson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$77,342$92,298
Families$84,336$99,604
Married Families$98,155-
Non Families$48,026$57,698

Burleson Marital Status

Burleson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Burleson Married by Age and Sex

Burleson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Burleson Marital Status by Race

Burleson Veterans

2,860

Number of Veterans

2,639

Male Veterans

221

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War861
First Gulf War847
Vietnam751
Korea134
World War II47
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,075
75+547
65 to 74518
18 to 34427
55 to 64293
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3698.14%
Hispanic32510.22%
Black31822.38%
2 or More6914.29%
Other5720.50%
Asian408.02%
Hawaiian714.58%

$Burleson Veterans by Education

3.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burleson Employment Status

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Burleson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.59%

Born in Texas

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.64% of Burleson residents were born in the United States, with 66.59% having been born in Texas. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202049,9841,3512.78%
201948,6331,3512.86%
201847,2821,1752.55%
201746,1071,3513.02%
201644,7561,4103.25%
201543,3461,7174.12%
201441,6291,0672.63%
201340,5621,5043.85%
201239,0585701.48%
201138,4881,4153.82%
201037,07316,0975.86%
200020,9764,8632.67%
199016,1134,3793.22%
198011,7344,0214.29%
19707,7130.00%