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People

Total Population 6,104
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,206
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 46.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $22,302
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,739
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,880
% Above Poverty Level 68.4%
% Below Poverty Level 31.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17.6%
Median Gross Rent $840
Median House Value $138,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.1%
Irish 11%

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

Burnet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NW of Round Rock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles NW of Austin, Texas
County Burnet
Standard Zip Codes 78611
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.758
Longitude -98.228

Burnet 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 BURNET
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station LAMPASAS
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 31 inches
Station JOHNSON CITY
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 61 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 82 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bertram 1,461 $53,304
Cottonwood Shores 1,414 $58,125
Granite Shoals 4,988 $33,841
Highland Haven 451 $64,375

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

Burnet Public Libraries

Library
Burnet County Library System
100 E WASHINGTON ST
Burnet, Texas
(512) 756-2328

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Burnet Hospitals

SETON HIGHLAND LAKES
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
HIGHWAY 281 SOUTH
(512) 715-3000
Emergency Service: No

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Burnet High Schools

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BURNET H S
1401 N MAIN ST
512-756-6193
Serves 924 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

QUEST
303 N PIERCE ST
512-756-6747
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.4

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