Burns, Oregon Population 2024

2,737

Burns is a city located in Harney County Oregon. Burns has a 2024 population of 2,737. It is also the county seat of Harney County. Burns is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 0.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,729 in 2020.

The average household income in Burns is $53,300 with a poverty rate of 12.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burns is 43.5 years, 39.8 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Burns Demographics

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

  • White: 96.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
770.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.29% (8)
The current population of Burns, Oregon is 2,737 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,729.

Burns, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,64696.75%
Two or more races632.3%
Black or African American230.84%
Native American30.11%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Burns Population by Race

Burns Population Pyramid 2024

Burns Median Age

43.5

Total

39.8

Male

51.3

Female

Burns Adults

There are 2,260 adults, (575 of whom are seniors) in Burns.

Burns Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Burns Sex Ratio

Female1,38650.68%
Male1,34949.32%

Burns Population by Age

Burns Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2412.1357.542.5
Non Family5481.263763
Married4402.8679.320.7
Female2532.776436
Male0000

2.74

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burns Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade592.88%
9th to 12th Grade944.59%
High School Graduate98948.34%
Some College52125.46%
Associates Degree22410.95%
Bachelors Degree773.76%
Graduate Degree824.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burns Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burns Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9431,790141
2+ Races626218
Hispanic38387
Black17170

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 29.03%.

Burns Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$27,456$32,885$24,504
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,646$25,551$22,865
Some College$33,239$56,538$24,674
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$68,580$0$0

$27,456

Average Earnings

$32,885

Average Male

$24,504

Average Female

Burns Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burns Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burns Language

97.52% of Burns residents speak only English, while 2.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Burns Language

Burns Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,42332113.25%
Multiple591118.64%
Hispanic14053.57%

12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.59%

Male Poverty Rate

7.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burns

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burns is Multiple, with 18.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burns is Hispanic, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.19%.

Burns Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.49%
High School13.95%
Some College7.28%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%

Burns Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Female Unemployed15.63%
Male Employed9.51%
Female Employed1.33%

Burns Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burns Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$41,374$53,300
Families$46,394$62,588
Married Families$64,052$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,931$39,652

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burns Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Burns Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burns Marriage

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

Burns Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burns Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

98

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam73
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Burns Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+38
55 to 6434
65 to 7426
18 to 340
35 to 540

Burns Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White964.4%
2+ Races23.17%
Hispanic25.13%

Burns Veterans by Race

Burns Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burns Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Burns Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burns Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burns 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

58.43%

Born in Burns

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Burns residents were born in the United States, with 58.43% having been born in Oregon. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Burns Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,74720.07%
20282,74520.07%
20272,74320.07%
20262,74120.07%
20252,73920.07%
20242,73720.07%
20232,73520.07%
20222,733-27-0.98%
20212,760311.14%
20202,729-66-2.36%
20192,795391.42%
20182,75610.04%
20172,75550.18%
20162,750411.51%
20152,709-4-0.15%
20142,713-12-0.44%
20132,725-30-1.09%
20122,755-32-1.15%
20112,787-5-0.18%
20102,792-272-8.88%
20003,0641515.18%
19902,913-666-18.61%
19803,5792868.69%
19703,293-230-6.53%
19603,52343013.9%
19503,09352720.54%
19402,566-33-1.27%
19302,5991,577154.31%
19201,02211813.05%
191090435765.27%
1900547283107.2%
189026400%
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Burns Population by Year