Burley, Idaho Population 2024

12,492

Burley is a city located in Cassia County and Minidoka County Idaho. Burley has a 2024 population of 12,492. It is also the county seat of Cassia County.Burley is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 6.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,751 in 2020.

The average household income in Burley is $72,889 with a poverty rate of 13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burley is 30.2 years, 28.9 years for males, and 31.9 years for females.

Burley Demographics

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

  • White: 73.64%
  • Two or more races: 12.7%
  • Other race: 12.18%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,001.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.31% (741)
The current population of Burley, Idaho is 12,492 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,751.

Burley, Idaho Population 2024

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Burley Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,47373.64%
Two or more races1,46112.7%
Other race1,40112.18%
Native American970.84%
Asian630.55%
Black or African American70.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.03%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burley Population by Race

Burley Population Pyramid 2024

Burley Median Age

30.2

Total

28.9

Male

31.9

Female

Burley Adults

There are 8,037 adults, (1,458 of whom are seniors) in Burley.

Burley Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Burley Sex Ratio

Female5,38846.83%
Male6,11853.17%

Burley Population by Age

Burley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9002.8560.739.3
Married2,0183.5580.719.3
Non Family1,1111.1642.457.6
Male3903.7639.260.8
Female3813.1930.469.6
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3.4

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.08%.

Burley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,496

Average Earnings

$44,390

Average Male

$28,571

Average Female

Burley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burley Language

75.62% of Burley residents speak only English, while 24.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.82% of the population.

Burley Language

Burley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,53476211.66%
Hispanic3,93966016.76%
Other1,38226919.46%
Multiple1,45215110.4%
Native894348.31%
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13%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.36%

Male Poverty Rate

11.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burley is Native, with 48.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burley is Multiple, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.36%.

Burley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.66%
Some College16.21%
High School9.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%
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Burley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.13%
Female Unemployed9.84%
Male Employed7.77%
Female Employed5.63%
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Burley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Burley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burley 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 55-64.

Burley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

452

Number of Veterans

445

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Burley Veterans by War

count

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Burley Veterans by Age

count

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Burley Veterans by Race

Burley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Burley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

56.82%

Born in Burley

88.88%

Native Born

11.12%

Foreign Born

6.82%

Non Citizen

4.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.88% of Burley residents were born in the United States, with 56.82% having been born in Idaho. 6.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,3671751.33%
202813,1921751.34%
202713,0171751.36%
202612,8421751.38%
202512,6671751.4%
202412,4921751.42%
202312,3171751.44%
202212,1421751.46%
202111,9672161.84%
202011,7511,15510.9%
201910,5961191.14%
201810,477390.37%
201710,438570.55%
201610,381450.44%
201510,336-37-0.36%
201410,373100.1%
201310,36390.09%
201210,354360.35%
201110,318-13-0.13%
201010,3311,01510.9%
20009,3166147.06%
19908,702-59-0.67%
19808,7614825.82%
19708,27977110.27%
19607,5081,58426.74%
19505,92459511.17%
19405,3291,50339.28%
19303,826-1,582-29.25%
19205,408
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Burley Population by Year