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People

Total Population 2,763
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 23.8%
Employed Population 16+ 982
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 50.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,892
% Above Poverty Level 78.8%
% Below Poverty Level 21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $560
Median House Value $67,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0%
English 12.5%
Irish 11.1%

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

Burns Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 117 miles E of Bend, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 223 miles SE of Portland, Oregon
County Harney
Standard Zip Codes 97710, 97720
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.586
Longitude -119.053

Burns 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 BURNS MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 46 to 85 F
Oct Temp 26 to 62 F
Annual Precip 10.5 inches
Station O O RANCH
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 31 to 61 F
Jul Temp 48 to 86 F
Oct Temp 30 to 67 F
Annual Precip 9.7 inches
Station SQUAW BUTTE EXP STATION
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 51 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 11.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Fields (97710)

Lawen (97720)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hines 1,402 $52,500

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

Burns Public Libraries

Library
Harney County Library
80 WEST D ST
Burns, Oregon
(541) 573-6670
Library Web Site

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Burns High Schools

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BURNS HIGH SCHOOL
1100 OREGON AVE
541-573-2044
Serves 335 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

MONROE SCHOOL
1800 W MONROE
541-573-3133
A Non-traditional School
Serves 20 students.

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