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People

Total Population 1,414
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 22.8%
Employed Population 16+ 455
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 27.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,330
% Above Poverty Level 66.9%
% Below Poverty Level 33.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 48.7%
Median Gross Rent $280
Median House Value $67,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.5%
US/American 0%
English 39.3%
Irish 10.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Burkesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles NE of Murfreesboro, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Cumberland
Standard Zip Codes 42717
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.79
Longitude -85.37

Burkesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CELINA
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Station JAMESTOWN WWTP
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station GREENSBURG
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Burkesville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bakerton (42717)

Bow (42717)

Kettle (42717)

Peytonsburg (42717)

Waterview (42717)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albany 1,874 $27,604
Columbia 4,561 $39,818
Edmonton 1,656 $37,857
Jamestown 2,075 $31,917
Russell Springs 2,491 $32,757
Tompkinsville 2,061 $33,571

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Burkesville Public Libraries

Library
Cumberland County Public Library
114 WEST HILL STREET
Burkesville, Kentucky
(270) 864-2207
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Burkesville High Schools

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
912 N MAIN ST
270-864-3451
Serves 304 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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