Burnside, Kentucky

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Burnside, Kentucky

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Burnside strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

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Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Burnside Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Burnside Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Burnside, Kentucky

Comparing Burnside to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
People Above Poverty 4 7
Median Family Income 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 7
Affordability of Rents 6 5
People Living Alone 6 4
Housing Recently Built 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 9
Low Property Crime 8 6

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Burnside Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 69 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky
County Pulaski
Standard Zip Codes 42519
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.988
Longitude -84.611

Burnside Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SOMERSET 2 N
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
Station STEARNS 2 S
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 39 to 68 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches
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Burnside Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 637 100%
Male 309 48.5%
Female 328 51.5%
Under 18 110 17.3%
18+ 527 82.7%
65+ 108 17%
Median Age 46.8
Average Family Size 2.64
White 633 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Burnside Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 673
Growth 36
Growth % 5.7%

Burnside Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 39.3%
Irish 16.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
German 9.8%
English 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 5%
Dutch 4%
Scottish 3.3%
European 1.3%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
British 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Swedish 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Alpine (42519)
Sloans Valley (42519)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Burnside 637 $34,583
Eubank 358 $19,625
Ferguson 881 $37,841
Jamestown 1,624 $25,234
Monticello 5,981 $24,460
Science Hill 634 $43,125
Somerset 11,352 $31,226
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