Burnet, Texas Population 2021

6,530
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Burnet is a city located in Burnet County Texas. It is also the county seat of Burnet County. With a 2020 population of 6,530, it is the 309th largest city in Texas and the 4113th largest city in the United States . Burnet is currently growing at a rate of 0.96% annually and its population has increased by 9.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,987 in 2010. Burnet reached it's highest population of 6,530 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Burnet has a population density of 630 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burnet is $72,864 with a poverty rate of 12.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $703 per month, and the median house value is $165,400. The median age in Burnet is 39 years, 40 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Burnet Demographics

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

  • White: 90.90%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Other race: 2.68%
  • Black or African American: 2.15%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Burnet, Texas is 6,530 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,344.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,987.

Burnet, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,69690.90%
Two or More Races1933.08%
Some Other Race1682.68%
Black or African American1352.15%
Asian480.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.41%
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Burnet Population by Race

Burnet Population Pyramid $2021

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Burnet Median Age

39


Total

40


Male

38.7


Female

Burnet Adults

There are 5,107 adults, (1,241 of whom are seniors) in Burnet.

Burnet Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Burnet Sex Ratio

Female

3,205

51.15%

Male

3,061

48.85%

Burnet Population by Age

Burnet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burnet Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female93.3%6.7%
Married74.5%25.5%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family51.9%48.1%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burnet Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0772.7969.5
Married1,0403.6974.5
Non Family7361.2651.9
Female2243.2693.3
Male773.87100

3.29

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Burnet Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1473.22%
9th to 12th Grade3217.03%
High School Graduate1,45431.84%
Some College1,41330.95%
Associates Degree2746.00%
Bachelors Degree71115.57%
Graduate Degree2465.39%
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Burnet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burnet Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,8753,566704
Hispanic537393205
Black1028725
Other Race3728
Asian373723
Native American2626
2+ Races2323

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 asian people with a rate of 62.16%.

Burnet Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,893$34,033$32,143
Less Than 9th Grade$14,306$18,026$
High School Graduate$35,313$38,844$27,478
Some College$27,159$27,171$27,143
Bachelors Degree$35,268$37,663$33,750
Graduate Degree$32,727$$

$32,893

Average Earnings

$34,033

Average Male

$32,143

Average Female

Burnet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burnet Language by Age

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Burnet Language

88.58% of Burnet residents speak only English, while 11.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.11% of the population.

Burnet Language

Burnet Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,32853012.25%
Multiple19315379.27%
Black733345.21%
Hispanic1,174262.21%

12.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.71%

Male Poverty Rate

9.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burnet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burnet is Multiple, with 79.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burnet is Hispanic, with 2.21% 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 30.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.38%.

Burnet Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.65%
Some College12.29%
High School5.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%

Burnet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.38%
Female Employed10.55%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Burnet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burnet Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,869$72,864
Families$69,810$85,702
Married Families$77,685-
Non Families$31,330$43,157
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Income by Household Type

Burnet Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Burnet Married by Age and Sex

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Burnet 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.

Burnet Marital Status by Race

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Burnet Marital Status

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589

Number of Veterans

541

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War225
Vietnam137
Second Gulf War121
Korea30
World War II16

Burnet Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54206
65 to 74139
75+127
55 to 6491
18 to 3426

Burnet Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White55712.00%
Hispanic587.79%
Other Race1712.78%
Native American1557.69%

Burnet Veterans by Race

Burnet Veterans by Education

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8.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burnet Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Burnet Employment by Age

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Burnet Employment by Race

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Burnet 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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73.65%

Born in Burnet

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

1.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.98% of Burnet residents were born in the United States, with 73.65% having been born in Texas. 1.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burnet Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,530620.96%
20206,468620.97%
20196,406620.98%
20186,344510.81%
20176,293791.27%
20166,2141211.99%
20156,093791.31%
20146,014200.33%
20135,99460.10%
20125,98810.02%
20115,98760.10%
20105,9811,2462.36%
20004,7351,3123.30%
19903,423130.04%
19803,4105461.76%
19702,8640.00%

Burnet Population by Year