Burns, Tennessee Population 2024

1,882

Burns is a city located in Dickson County and Hickman County Tennessee. Burns has a 2024 population of 1,882. Burns is currently growing at a rate of 3.81% annually and its population has increased by 17.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,605 in 2020.

The average household income in Burns is $78,371 with a poverty rate of 10.71%. The median age in Burns is 41.8 years: 41.5 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Burns Demographics

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

  • White: 91.54%
  • Two or more races: 4.35%
  • Black or African American: 3.76%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
535.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.26% (277)
The current population of Burns, Tennessee is 1,882 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,605.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,55891.54%
Two or more races744.35%
Black or African American643.76%
Other race60.35%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burns Population by Race

Burns Population Pyramid 2024

Burns Median Age

41.8

Total

41.5

Male

41.9

Female

Burns Adults

There are 1,382 adults, (280 of whom are seniors) in Burns.

Burns Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Burns Sex Ratio

Female87451.35%
Male82848.65%

Burns Population by Age

Burns Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6772.5173.426.6
Married3452.9786.113.9
Non Family2291.2360.739.3
Female752.974456
Male286.141000

3.04

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burns Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade958.18%
Associates Degree837.15%
Bachelors Degree16414.13%
Graduate Degree685.86%
High School Graduate46740.22%
Less Than 9th Grade524.48%
Some College23219.98%

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
White1,075953226
Black42300
2+ Races31186
Hispanic13130

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.02%.

Burns Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$64,000$73,500$63,000
Graduate Degree$83,750$0$83,125
High School Graduate$41,063$47,045$32,981
Less Than 9th Grade$31,295$31,339$0
Overall$45,222$47,159$40,417
Some College$48,500$48,500$47,500

$45,222

Average Earnings

$47,159

Average Male

$40,417

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

100% of Burns residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Burns Language

Burns Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,5361388.98%
Black643046.88%
Multiple741418.92%

10.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.21%

Male Poverty Rate

12.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burns

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burns is Black, with 46.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burns is White, with 8.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.29%.

Burns Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.81%
High School9.42%
Bachelors or Greater6.47%
Some College5.4%

Burns Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4%
Male Employed2.51%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Burns Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burns Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$74,125$96,410
Households$61,250$78,371
Married Families$87,969$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,212$39,736

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burns Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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

Burns Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burns Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

94

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam44
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War14
Korea8
World War II0

Burns Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7438
35 to 5418
55 to 6417
75+16
18 to 345

Burns Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White947.35%

Burns Veterans by Race

Burns Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burns Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

2.1%

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

66.69%

Born in Burns

99%

Native Born

1%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99% of Burns residents were born in the United States, with 66.69% having been born in Tennessee. 0.71% 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
20292,229703.24%
20282,159693.3%
20272,090703.47%
20262,020693.54%
20251,951693.67%
20241,882693.81%
20231,813372.08%
20221,776844.96%
20211,692875.42%
20201,60514910.23%
20191,456151.04%
20181,441231.62%
20171,418312.24%
20161,387151.09%
20151,372171.25%
20141,35540.3%
20131,351-9-0.66%
20121,360-1-0.07%
20111,361-1-0.07%
20101,36200%

Burns Population by Year