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Overview

Introduction to Burleson, Texas

Burleson, Texas is 12 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas. It is in Johnson county. The city is part of the Fort Worth- Arlington metro area.

Burleson History

Burleson was founded in 1881 and incorporated as a town in 1912. The community was named Burleson in the honor of Dr. Rufus C. Burleson, the President of Baylor University. It was reincorporated as a city in 1938. Burleson adopted a Home Rule Charter as a council-manager form of government in 1969.

Burleson and nearby Attractions

  • Burleson Stadium
  • Bartlett Park
  • Elk Stadium
  • Chisenhall Park
  • Alsbury Baptist Church
  • Boulevard Baptist Church

Things To Do In Burleson

Golfers can enjoy a game of golf at the Southern Oaks Golf Club, which is located in the city. Burleson is also home to several well maintained parks.

Burleson Transportation

Fort Worth Meacham International is the nearest major airport.

Burleson Higher Education

Higher education in the city is provided by Texas Wesleyan University and Tarrant County College.

Demographics

People

Total Population41,962
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens11.1%
Employed Population 16+19,992
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married59.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.9%
Median Earnings25+$46,166
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,571
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,690
% Above Poverty Level92.9%
% Below Poverty Level7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone18.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,156
Median House Value$143,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.1%
German12.6%
Irish12.4%
English8.8%
Scottish2.3%
Italian2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Polish1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Hungarian0.6%
Czech0.5%
Welsh0.5%
African0.3%
Swiss0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Romanian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Burleson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Johnson County
Standard Zip Codes76028
P.O. Box Zip Codes76097
Phone Area Codes682, 817
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.53
Approximate Longitude-97.32

Burleson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBURLESON
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp33 to 54 F
Apr Temp54 to 75 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches
StationBENBROOK DAM
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationWAXAHACHIE
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crowley14,453$71,341
Everman6,312$42,320
Forest Hill12,774$45,077
Joshua6,316$75,171

Burleson Public Libraries

Burleson Public Library
248 SW JOHNSON AVE
Burleson, Texas
(817) 426-9210

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Burleson Public Schools

Burleson H S
100 Elk Dr
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-0000
High
Total Enrollment 1583
Crossroads H S
505 Pleasant Manor
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-0500
High
Total Enrollment 87
Irene Clinkscale El
600 Blayke St
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3900
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
The Academy At Nola Dunn
201 S Dobson St
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3300
Primary
Total Enrollment 653
Tarver-rendon El
12350 Rendon Rd
ZIP: 76028
(817) 299-7880
Primary
Total Enrollment 597
Bransom El
820 S Hurst
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3600
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
Johnson County Jjaep
1160 Sw Wilshire Blvd
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-1000
Nick Kerr Middle
517 S W Johnson
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-0750
Middle
Total Enrollment 1258
Hughes Middle
316 S W Thomas St
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-0600
Middle
Total Enrollment 1200
Mound El
205 S W Thomas St
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3100
Primary
Total Enrollment 424
Judy Hajek El
555 Ne Mcalister
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3700
Primary
Total Enrollment 547
William Stribling El
1881 E Renfro
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3500
Primary
Total Enrollment 413
Burleson Centennial H S
201 S Hurst Rd
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-0250
High
Total Enrollment 1569
Frazier El
1125 Summervrest Blvd
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3000
Primary
Total Enrollment 569
Norwood El
619 Evelyn Ln
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
North Joshua El
100 S Ranchway
ZIP: 76028
(817) 202-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 581
Jack Taylor El
400 N E Alsbury Blvd
ZIP: 76028
(817) 245-3200
Primary
Total Enrollment 492

Burleson Private Schools

Burleson Adventist School
1635 Fox Ln
ZIP: 76028
Elementary
Total Enrollment 104
Holy Cross Christian Academy
1233 Tarver Rd
ZIP: 76028
Elementary
Total Enrollment 153
Boulevard Baptist Christian School
315 N Burleson Blvd
ZIP: 76028
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 86
St Matthew Christian School
380 Nw Tarrant Ave
ZIP: 76028
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
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