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Overview

Introduction to Burton, Michigan

Burton, Michigan, in Genesee county, is 3 miles E of Flint, Michigan and 54 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan. The people of the city are in the Flint metropolitan area.

Burton History

The original settlers of Burton mostly came from the towns of Henderson and Adams in Jefferson County, New York. For a long time, this place was called the Atherton settlement after the Atherton brothers, who settled in the area. The name "Burton" comes from prominent local farmer, John Burton. With an increase in the population, the city has also expanded in terms of infrastructure and other facilities.

Burton and nearby Attractions

  • Alfred P. Sloan Museum
  • Flint Institute of Arts
  • Burton Church
  • Pierson Branch
  • For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum
  • Brookwood Golf Course

Things To Do In Burton

Visitors to the city of Burton can visit the Alfred P. Sloan Museum, the Flushing Area Museum or the Montrose Historic & Telephone Pioneer Museum. Pierson Branch is a beautiful waterbody in Burton. The For-mar Nature Preserve and the Brookwood Golf Course offer various recreational opportunities. Also, enthusiastic shoppers can browse through the stores at the South Flint Plaza Shopping Center and the Eastland Mall Shopping Center.

Burton Transportation

Bishop International is the nearest major airport.

Burton Higher Education

There are a number of institutes offering higher educational opportunities to residents of Burton. Among these are the Mott Community College, the University of Michigan-Flint, the Baker College of Flint, and Kettering University.

Demographics

People

Total Population28,995
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+11,764
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married45.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
Median Earnings25+$30,242
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,258
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,657

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,986
% Above Poverty Level78.1%
% Below Poverty Level21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$783
Median House Value$75,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.8%
German16.6%
Irish12.8%
English9.6%
Polish5.2%
French Except Basque4.8%
Italian4.3%
Canadian2.6%
Dutch2.4%
Scottish2.3%
Hungarian1.5%
Swedish1.1%
Norwegian0.8%
Czech0.7%
Russian0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Greek0.3%
Arab0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
African0.1%
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Burton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Genesee County
Standard Zip Codes48509, 48519, 48529
Phone Area Codes810
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude43.02
Approximate Longitude-83.61

Burton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFLINT BISHOP INTL AP
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationLAPEER WWTP
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip30.9 inches
StationSAINT CHARLES
Distance34.7 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Davison4,996$51,830
Flint98,918$29,642
Goodrich1,822$83,036
Grand Blanc8,039$65,917
Mount Morris2,979$23,500
Otisville1,006$38,958

Burton Public Schools

Barhitte Elementary School
6080 Roberta St
ZIP: 48509
(810) 591-9647
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Bentley High School Fusion Academy
1150 N Belsay Rd
ZIP: 48509
(810) 591-9516
High
Total Enrollment 63
Bentley Junior High School
1180 N Belsay Rd
ZIP: 48509
(810) 591-9046
Middle
Total Enrollment 220
Bentley Senior High School
1150 North Belsay Rd
ZIP: 48509
(810) 591-9516
High
Total Enrollment 253
Weston Elementary School
2499 Cashin St
ZIP: 48509
(810) 591-8483
Primary
Total Enrollment 392
Atherton Elementary School
3444 South Genesee Rd
ZIP: 48519
(810) 591-0604
Primary
Total Enrollment 416
Atherton Jr. / Sr. High School
3354 South Genesee Rd
ZIP: 48519
(810) 591-9184
High
Total Enrollment 428
Burton Glen Charter Academy
4171 East Atherton Rd
ZIP: 48519
(810) 744-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 649
Madison Academy - High School
3266 South Genesee Road
ZIP: 48519
(810) 655-2949
High
Total Enrollment 225
Vern Van Y. School
2400 Clarice Ave
ZIP: 48519
(810) 591-0850
High
Total Enrollment 54
Bendle High School
2283 East Scottwood Ave
ZIP: 48529
(810) 591-5103
High
Total Enrollment 399
Bendle Middle School
2294 East Bristol Rd
ZIP: 48529
(810) 591-3385
Middle
Total Enrollment 297
Gladys Dillon Elementary School
1197 East Schumacher St
ZIP: 48529
(810) 591-3590
Primary
Total Enrollment 292
South Bendle Elementary School
4341 Larkin Dr
ZIP: 48529
(810) 591-0620
Primary
Total Enrollment 281
West Bendle Elementary School
4020 Cerdan Dr
ZIP: 48529
(810) 591-0880
Primary
Total Enrollment 254

Burton Private Schools

Faithway Christian School
1225 S Center Rd
ZIP: 48509
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 125
Genesee Christian School
1223 S Belsay Rd
ZIP: 48509
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 349
Good Shepherd Lutheran School
5496 Lippincott Blvd
ZIP: 48519
Elementary
Total Enrollment 34
St Thomas More Academy
6456 E Bristol Rd
ZIP: 48519
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 111
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