Burleson, Texas Population 2021

50,449
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Burleson is a city located in Johnson County Texas. With a 2020 population of 50,449, it is the 72nd largest city in Texas and the 783rd largest city in the United States . Burleson is currently growing at a rate of 2.25% annually and its population has increased by 37.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,690 in 2010. Burleson reached it's highest population of 50,449 in 2021. Spanning over 28 miles, Burleson has a population density of 1,785 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burleson is $95,183 with a poverty rate of 5.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,242 per month, and the median house value is $184,600. The median age in Burleson is 34.9 years, 35.3 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Burleson Demographics

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

  • White: 88.89%
  • Black or African American: 4.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.56%
  • Asian: 1.42%
  • Other race: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Burleson, Texas is 50,449 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,113.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,690.

Burleson, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,76588.89%
Black or African American2,1264.64%
Two or More Races1,6313.56%
Asian6521.42%
Some Other Race5181.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1010.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander690.15%
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Burleson Population by Race

Burleson Population Pyramid $2021

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Burleson Median Age

34.9


Total

35.3


Male

34.4


Female

Burleson Adults

There are 33,042 adults, (5,453 of whom are seniors) in Burleson.

Burleson Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Burleson Sex Ratio

Female

24,184

52.73%

Male

21,678

47.27%

Burleson Population by Age

Burleson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burleson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Male60.3%39.7%
Female50.9%49.1%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burleson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7082.9170.6
Married9,2443.3478.7
Non Family3,5211.1964.1
Female2,3083.6250.9
Male6353.6660.3

3.28

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Burleson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5381.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,3334.51%
High School Graduate9,09230.76%
Some College7,88626.68%
Associates Degree2,8979.80%
Bachelors Degree5,25217.77%
Graduate Degree2,5578.65%
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Burleson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burleson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,35923,1546,499
Hispanic2,9502,394717
Black1,3161,278230
2+ Races612594244
Asian419350163
Other Race33128572
Native American565619
Islander4138

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 39.87%.

Burleson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,889$57,015$41,327
Less Than 9th Grade$35,561$36,752$
High School Graduate$38,933$48,456$30,906
Some College$49,249$55,648$40,986
Bachelors Degree$56,870$66,890$51,680
Graduate Degree$66,212$79,667$62,073

$49,889

Average Earnings

$57,015

Average Male

$41,327

Average Female

Burleson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burleson Language by Age

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Burleson Language

92.83% of Burleson residents speak only English, while 7.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.16% of the population.

Burleson Language

Burleson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,2852,0485.64%
Black2,05427613.44%
Hispanic5,2662564.86%
Other47411524.26%
Multiple1,631694.23%
Asian652192.91%
Islander6646.06%

5.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.68%

Male Poverty Rate

6.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burleson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burleson is Other, with 24.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burleson is Asian, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.17%.

Burleson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.80%
High School6.40%
Some College3.81%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Burleson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.31%
Male Unemployed14.40%
Female Employed3.92%
Male Employed2.17%

Burleson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burleson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,784$95,183
Families$87,893$103,786
Married Families$101,582-
Non Families$45,910$55,058
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Income by Household Type

Burleson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Burleson Married by Age and Sex

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Burleson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Burleson Marital Status by Race

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Burleson Marital Status

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2,788

Number of Veterans

2,526

Male Veterans

262

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War935
Second Gulf War914
Vietnam611
Korea120
World War II23

Burleson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,152
75+519
65 to 74429
18 to 34403
55 to 64285

Burleson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2687.59%
Hispanic3269.27%
Black31421.48%
2+ Races10815.43%
Other Race6318.31%
Asian316.83%
Islander49.76%

Burleson Veterans by Race

Burleson Veterans by Education

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2.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burleson Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Burleson Employment by Age

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Burleson Employment by Race

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Burleson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.22%

Born in Burleson

97.50%

Native Born

2.50%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.50% of Burleson residents were born in the United States, with 67.22% having been born in Texas. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burleson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202150,4491,1122.25%
202049,3371,1122.31%
201948,2251,1122.36%
201847,1131,1122.42%
201746,0011,3272.97%
201644,6741,3953.22%
201543,2791,7054.10%
201441,5741,0532.60%
201340,5211,4953.83%
201239,0265621.46%
201138,4641,4133.81%
201037,05116,0755.85%
200020,9764,8632.67%
199016,1134,3793.22%
198011,7344,0214.29%
19707,7130.00%

Burleson Population by Year