Burke, Texas

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Population in 2014: 732 (22% urban, 78% rural). Population change since 2000: +132.4%
Males: 348  (47.7%)
Females: 384  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Texas median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 75941.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $49,136 (it was $29,821 in 2000)
Burke:

$49,136
TX:

$55,653

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,754 (it was $12,033 in 2000)

Burke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $99,403 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Burke:

$99,403
TX:

$152,000

Median gross rent in 2015: $678.

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  • Races in Burke, TX (2015)

    Burke races chart
    • 50772.1%White alone
    • 16523.5%Hispanic
    • 142.0%Asian alone
    • 81.1%Black alone
    • 81.1%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

Races in Burke detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Burke: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (12.2%), Irish (10.5%), English (7.2%), European (2.0%), German (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,165 people per square mile   (low).

Burke,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Burke:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burke city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

46 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America).

This city:

6.5%
Texas:

16.6%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Burke, Texas as of August 18, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Burke to the number of sex offenders is 741 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,421 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $985 (1.3%)

Burke satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (78.4 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (107.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Diboll, TX (1.8 miles ), Hudson, TX (2.7 miles ), Lufkin, TX (2.8 miles ), Huntington, TX (3.5 miles ), Pollok, TX (3.5 miles ), Apple Springs, TX (3.9 miles ), Corrigan, TX (4.0 miles ), Wells, TX (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.23 N, Longitude: 94.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 936

Burke household income distribution Burke home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Burke: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Burke, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Burke-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/30/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Burke city center injured 6 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 3/20/1974, a category F3 tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Burke-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 361.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 372.6 miles away from Burke center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 256.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 310.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 312.8 miles away from Burke center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Angelina County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Burke:

  • DIBOLL HOUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; DIBOLL, TX)
  • INTEGRATED HLTH SERV AT SOUTH MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DIBOLL, TX)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF DIBOLL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DIBOLL, TX)
  • SOUTHWOOD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • SHADY PINES (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • PINECREST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • DAVITA LUFKIN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burke:

  • Angelina College (about 5 miles; Lufkin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,478)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 27 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 59 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)
  • Kilgore College (about 80 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 81 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 83 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Lone Star College System (about 84 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)

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Angelina County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.0%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Texas average:

14.4

Burke travel time to work - commute Burke mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burke city (based on Angelina County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,686117
Catholic10,6283
Mainline Protestant5,98620
Other3,2177
Black Protestant1,7408
Orthodox331
None29,481-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Angelina County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Angelina County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Angelina County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Angelina County:

29.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Burke:

47.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Burke:

22.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Burke:

10.0%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Burke:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Burke:

54.6%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burke, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nacogdoches County, TX  0.64% ($37,286 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.43% ($48,065)
from Polk County, TX  0.31% ($24,886)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($221 average AGI)
Angelina County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  0.58% ($32,145 average AGI)
to Nacogdoches County, TX  0.52% ($30,230)
to Polk County, TX  0.23% ($23,892)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burke:

  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBA (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSFA (860 AM; 1 kW; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burke:

  • KYKS (105.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAFX-FM (95.5 FM; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLL-FM (94.7 FM; WELLS, TX; Owner: RADIO WOODVILLE, INC.)
  • KSWP (90.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN EDUCATIONAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • KAVX (91.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN ED BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KYBI (101.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, TX; Owner: VERNA R. PHILLIPS)
  • KUEZ (100.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSN (96.3 FM; HUDSON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWOK)
  • KLDN (88.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS LA. STATE UNIV.)
  • KJCS (103.3 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: RADIO LICENSING, INC.)
  • K201CV (88.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.,)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KSAU (90.1 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Burke:

  • KFXL-LP (Channel 58; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLUF-LP (Channel 5; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIBN-LP (Channel 11; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHTM-LP (Channel 13; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTRE (Channel 9; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KLNM-LP (Channel 42; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: MILLENIUM COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KNCD-LP (Channel 2; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Burke fatal accident list:

May 29, 2009 11:50 PM, Us-59, Lat: 31.22566, Lon: -94.77031, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 12, 1996 09:32 PM, 59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 1996 06:00 PM, 59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 1981 10:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 16, 1980 09:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1980 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 24, 1979 03:12 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • John E Hargrove, 2.3 Miles South Of Fm Rd. 2108 On East Side Of Cc Rd. (Lat: 31.224583 Lon: -94.716000), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 4099942203, John@newsignals.Net, 786 FM253
  • john e hargrove, 2.3 Miles South Of Fm Rd. 2108 On East Side Of Cc Rd. (Lat: 31.224583 Lon: -94.716000), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 48005 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 4099942203, John@newsignals.Net, 786 FM253

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Shady Grove, 2.3 Miles South Of Fm Rd 2108 On East Side Of Cc Rd (Lat: 31.224583 Lon: -94.716000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPI365
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/25/2012, Expiration Date: 05/25/2022, Certifier: John E Hargrove PeRegistrant: Sam Houston Electric Cooperative Inc, 1157 E Church Street, Livingston, TX 77351, Phone: (936) 328-1289, Fax: (936) 570-1800, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

Burke compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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