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Overview

Introduction to Burkburnett, Texas

Burkburnett, Texas is 13 miles N of Wichita Falls, Texas and 112 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is in Wichita county. The city is part of the Wichita Falls metro area.

Burkburnett History

This site was originally settled in by ranchers as early as 1856. The community was then called Nesterville by some locals. The town had a small store and a population of just over 130 by 1880. Burkburnett was named in the honor of Samuel Burk Burnett, who owned the 6666 Ranch.

Burkburnett and nearby Attractions

  • Sand Beach Skate
  • Burkburnett RV Park
  • Central Church of Christ of Burkburnett
  • Freeman Park
  • Kell House Museum
  • Wichita Falls Railroad Museum

Things To Do In Burkburnett

Golfers can enjoy a round at the River Creek Park Golf Course. There are also several parks, which are great places to plan trips with friends and family members.

Burkburnett Transportation

Air transportation in the city is provided by Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport.

Burkburnett Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are provided by Midwestern State University, Cameron University and Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,100
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+5,481
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,526
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,870
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,964

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,230
% Above Poverty Level84.8%
% Below Poverty Level15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.9%
Median Gross Rent$846
Median House Value$94,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.4%
German20.1%
Irish13.2%
English7.9%
French Except Basque3.8%
Scottish2.5%
Italian0.8%
West Indian0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Polish0.4%
Trinidad Tobago0.4%
African0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Arab0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Russian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
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Burkburnett Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wichita County
Standard Zip Codes76354
Phone Area Codes940
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.07
Approximate Longitude-98.56

Burkburnett Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWICHITA FALLS SHEPPRD AP
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp29 to 52 F
Apr Temp49 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp52 to 77 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches
StationHENRIETTA
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp27 to 51 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp71 to 95 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationFREDERICK
Distance32.3 miles
Jan Temp26 to 51 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp71 to 97 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip31 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Electra2,716$46,953
Holliday1,636$64,643
Iowa Park6,363$59,750
Petrolia646$43,167

Burkburnett Public Libraries

Burkburnett Library
215 E 4TH ST
Burkburnett, Texas
(940) 569-2991

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Burkburnett Public Schools

Burkburnett H S
109 W Kramer Rd
ZIP: 76354
(940) 569-1411
High
Total Enrollment 883
Burkburnett Middle
102 S Ave D
ZIP: 76354
(940) 569-3381
Middle
Total Enrollment 749
Gateway Student Support Ctr
200 E Third
ZIP: 76354
(940) 569-0850
High
Total Enrollment 18
I C Evans El
1015 S Berry St
ZIP: 76354
(940) 569-3311
Primary
Total Enrollment 640
John G Hardin El
100 N Ave D
ZIP: 76354
(940) 569-5253
Primary
Total Enrollment 499
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