Burke, Texas

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Population in 2017: 734 (22% urban, 78% rural).
Population change since 2000: +133.0%
Males: 367  (50.1%)
Females: 367  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75941.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,983 (it was $29,821 in 2000)
Burke:

$39,983
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,356 (it was $12,033 in 2000)

Burke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $71,135 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Burke:

$71,135
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $156,595; detached houses: $197,701; mobile homes: $51,663; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $16,519

Median gross rent in 2017: $651.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burke: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.2%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.7% for other race residents, 14.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Burke, TX (2010)
    • 55875.7%White alone
    • 14920.2%Hispanic
    • 223.0%Black alone
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Burke, Texas as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burke is 675 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (18.3%), Irish (11.1%), English (7.3%), German (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,169 people per square mile   (low).

Burke, Texas map

39 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 1.1% North America).

This city:

6.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,802 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $972 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Burke, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Burke, TX in 2017
Burke satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Burke, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Paper (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Truck transportation (13.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Paper (7.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (12.0%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Burke, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (18.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.0%)

Average climate in Burke, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Burke 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 Burke 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Burke:

Marital status in Burke, TX
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Burke:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burke, TX (based on Angelina County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Angelina County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.2%
State:

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

14.6%
Texas:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,469 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nacogdoches County, TX  0.67% ($36,170 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.61% ($38,022)
from Polk County, TX  0.28% ($54,241)


5.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  0.72% ($39,872 average AGI)
to Nacogdoches County, TX  0.62% ($36,038)
to Dallas County, TX  0.20% ($32,000)

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, Texas
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count20572
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents30149
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5849
  • Fatalities23378
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents52077
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1684
See more detailed statistics of Burke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.3mTotal length
  • $19,000Total costs
  • 5,018Total average daily traffic
  • 129Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,920Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

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: New Signals Engineering Corporation, John@newsignals.Net, , 2163 Buna, Phone: (409) 994-2203
  • 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: New Signals Engineering Corporation, John@newsignals.Net, , 2163 Buna, Phone: (409) 994-2203

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, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 05/25/2012, Expiration Date: 05/25/2022, Certifier: John E Hargrove Pe, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burke, TX
  • 84.0%Electricity
  • 7.5%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burke, TX
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 30.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Burke compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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