Burnet, Texas

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Population in 2017: 6,355 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.2%
Males: 3,199  (50.3%)
Females: 3,156  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78611.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,175 (it was $27,093 in 2000)
Burnet:

$40,175
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,693 (it was $13,749 in 2000)

Burnet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,525 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Burnet:

$146,525
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $199,550; detached houses: $197,984; mobile homes: $82,864

Median gross rent in 2017: $836.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burnet: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.2%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.0% for Black residents, 56.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Burnet, TX (2017)
    • 4,13263.9%White alone
    • 1,70826.4%Hispanic
    • 2033.1%Black alone
    • 2003.1%Two or more races
    • 761.2%American Indian alone
    • 550.9%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Burnet, Texas as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burnet is 155 to 1.


Crime rates in Burnet by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(36.3)
2
(35.0)
1
(17.3)
6
(102.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
3
(49.1)
1
(16.3)
6
(98.8)
6
(98.4)
6
(97.2)
0
(0.0)
6
(93.4)
2
(31.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.0)
2
(32.9)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.2)
2
(31.8)
2
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(272.5)
12
(209.8)
16
(276.9)
9
(154.2)
11
(180.2)
15
(245.3)
20
(327.2)
10
(163.2)
18
(296.3)
31
(508.5)
23
(372.6)
20
(318.1)
16
(249.1)
21
(327.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(581.4)
31
(542.0)
22
(380.7)
26
(445.6)
11
(180.2)
28
(458.0)
41
(670.7)
35
(571.1)
30
(493.8)
34
(557.7)
15
(243.0)
30
(477.1)
26
(404.9)
16
(249.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(1,072)
72
(1,259)
69
(1,194)
79
(1,354)
70
(1,147)
126
(2,061)
88
(1,440)
112
(1,828)
80
(1,317)
70
(1,148)
66
(1,069)
69
(1,097)
60
(934.3)
35
(546.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(72.7)
4
(69.9)
5
(86.5)
7
(120.0)
3
(49.1)
9
(147.2)
9
(147.2)
7
(114.2)
8
(131.7)
5
(82.0)
1
(16.2)
4
(63.6)
9
(140.1)
3
(46.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.8)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
3
(46.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)173.0163.8155.7208.1103.4188.4221.0182.6245.9309.7218.2155.5210.8133.5

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City-data.com crime index in Burnet, TX

Crime rate in Burnet detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: German (18.4%), English (11.4%), Irish (6.0%), American (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1315 feet

Land area: 6.83 square miles.

Population density: 930 people per square mile   (low).

Burnet, Texas map

238 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,985 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,611 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Round Rock, TX (37.0 miles , pop. 61,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (42.7 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (92.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Bertram, TX (3.2 miles ),
Marble Falls, TX (3.6 miles ),
Buchanan Dam, TX (3.7 miles ),
Meadowlakes, TX (3.8 miles ),
Kingsland, TX (3.8 miles ),
Highland Haven, TX (3.8 miles ),
Buchanan Lake Village, TX (3.8 miles ),
Granite Shoals, TX (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 30.76 N, Longitude: 98.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,613 (+24.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,274 (49.9%)

Area code: 512

Distribution of median household income in Burnet, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Burnet, TX in 2017
Burnet satellite photo by USGS

Burnet tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $260,200
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $238,100
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $238,100
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $274,400
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2016: 47 buildings, average cost: $368,400
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $196,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Burnet, TX residents
Average permit cost in Burnet, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Burnet, TX
Historical housing units in Burnet, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,274 (+36.8%).
Most common industries in Burnet, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Burnet, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Burnet, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Burnet-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Burnet city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 308.1 miles away from Burnet center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 307.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 127.8 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) earthquake occurred 289.2 miles away from Burnet center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Burnet County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burnet topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Burnet:

  • HIGHLAND LAKES COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (705 KINCHELOE)
  • SETON HIGHLAND LAKES (Voluntary non-profit - Private, HIGHWAY 281 SOUTH)
  • SUNSET COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (313 SUNSET DR)
  • SETON HIGHLAND LAKES HOME HEALTH (409 INDUSTRIAL BOULEVARD)
  • OAKS NURSING CENTER (507 W JACKSON ST)

Airports and heliports located in Burnet:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burnet:

  • Concordia University-Texas (about 33 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • Central Texas College (about 36 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Austin Community College District (about 44 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 44 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 47 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 51 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Temple College (about 57 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)

Public high schools in Burnet:

  • BURNET H S (Students: 944, Location: 1000 THE GREEN MILE, Grades: 9-12)
  • QUEST (Students: 33, Location: 303 N PIERCE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Burnet:

  • BURNET MIDDLE (Students: 770, Location: 1401 N MAIN, Grades: 6-8)
  • BURNET EL (Students: 465, Location: 607 N VANDERVEER ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • RJ RICHEY EL (Students: 361, Location: 500 E GRAVES, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Burnet

Library in Burnet:

  • BURNET COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $771,326; Location: 100 E WASHINGTON ST; 105,139 books; 10,737 audio materials; 7,929 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 93 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The new high school is finished and in operation. Address: 100 The Green Mile, Burnet, 78611 The building address you have listed for the high school is under remodel to be the Burnet Middle School sometime next year. Verify at 512-756-2124

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Burnet: Burnet County Courthouse (A), Fort Croghan Museum (B), Burnet Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burnet include: Church of Christ (A), Temple Baptist Church (B), Parsonage Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Saint Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Magill Cemetery (1), Flippin Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Haynie Branch (A), Daugherty Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Burnet include: Wallace Riddell Park (1), Fort Croghan Historical Site (2), Tommy White Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Arrowhead Motel (100 North West Street), Airy Mount Bed & Breakfast (East Highway 29).

Birthplace of: Rankin Johnson, Sr. - Baseball player, Chink Taylor - Major League Baseball player.

Burnet County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Burnet and their reported violations in the past:

LA CABANA MEXICAN RESTAURANT (Population served: 235, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
EAGLES WINGS RETREAT CENTER (Population served: 151, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ASH CREEK VILLAGE (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
THUNDERBIRD RESORT (Population served: 75, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 24 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Burnet in 2010:

  • 417 people in state prisons
  • 407 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Burnet in 2000:

  • 405 people in state prisons
  • 117 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Burnet (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Burnet: First State Bank Of Burnet at 136 East Washington Street, branch established on 1908/10/24; Remote Drive-In Branch at 311 South Water, branch established on 1996/01/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $205.6 mil, Deposits: $176.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices
  • First State Bank Central Texas: Burnet Branch at 101 East Polk, branch established on 1973/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $1,112.8 mil, Deposits: $884.8 mil, headquarters in Austin, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Central Community Corporation
  • Llano National Bank: Burnet Branch at 1210 S Water, branch established on 2004/05/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $129.0 mil, Deposits: $114.4 mil, headquarters in Llano, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Burnet Branch at 1101 Buchanan Drive, branch established on 1983/05/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Burnet:

Marital status in Burnet, TX
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Burnet:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Burnet
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burnet, TX (based on Burnet County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,54156
Catholic4,6874
Mainline Protestant4,01916
Other7381
Black Protestant1821
None21,583-
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: 5
Here:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Burnet County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Burnet County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

8.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Burnet County:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Burnet:

46.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Burnet:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Burnet:

12.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Burnet:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burnet:

33.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Burnet:

51.8%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Burnet:

76.9%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burnet, TX Residents

Burnet government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,935,000 ($304.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000 ($72.70)
    Water Utilities: $209,000 ($32.89)
    Air Transportation: $178,000 ($28.01)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,148,000 ($1124.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,966,000 ($466.72)
    Health - Other: $2,731,000 ($429.74)
    Police Protection: $1,691,000 ($266.09)
    Water Utilities: $1,583,000 ($249.10)
    Financial Administration: $1,254,000 ($197.32)
    Sewerage: $897,000 ($141.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $776,000 ($122.11)
    General - Other: $716,000 ($112.67)
    Air Transportation: $705,000 ($110.94)
    Regular Highways: $704,000 ($110.78)
    Central Staff Services: $389,000 ($61.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $374,000 ($58.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $116,000 ($18.25)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($21.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $359,000 ($56.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $553,000 ($87.02)
    General - Other: $535,000 ($84.19)
    Electric Utilities: $194,000 ($30.53)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($9.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,210,000 ($1134.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $355,000 ($55.86)

Burnet government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,232,000 ($351.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,114,000 ($332.65)
    Sewerage: $1,601,000 ($251.93)
    Air Transportation: $948,000 ($149.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $777,000 ($122.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($1.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $362,000 ($56.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $558,000 ($87.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $191,000 ($30.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $177,000 ($27.85)
    Interest Earnings: $152,000 ($23.92)
    Rents: $66,000 ($10.39)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,356,000 ($1472.23)
    Water Utilities: $2,316,000 ($364.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $202,000 ($31.79)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • Tax - Property: $1,961,000 ($308.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,660,000 ($261.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $114,000 ($17.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $45,000 ($7.08)
    Other License: $36,000 ($5.66)

Burnet government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,469,000 ($4637.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,212,000 ($3337.84)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,990,000 ($1729.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,733,000 ($430.06)

Burnet government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,889,000 ($2814.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,305,000 ($992.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $207,000 ($32.57)

10.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.42%
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 Travis County, TX  1.79% ($71,093 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TX  1.60% ($74,375)
from Llano County, TX  0.86% ($39,993)


8.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($140,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.01%
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 Travis County, TX  1.16% ($80,995 average AGI)
to Llano County, TX  1.02% ($50,434)
to Williamson County, TX  0.99% ($57,190)
Businesses in Burnet, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx3True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS2
Nike1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burnet:

  • KHLB (1340 AM; 1 kW; BURNET, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burnet:

  • KHLB-FM (106.9 FM; BURNET, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KBEY (92.5 FM; BURNET, TX; Owner: MUNBILLA BROADCASTING PROPERTIES, LTD.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXXS (104.9 FM; MARBLE FALLS, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KITY (102.9 FM; LLANO, TX; Owner: BK RADIO)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBAE (96.3 FM; LLANO, TX; Owner: RAWHIDE RADIO, LLC)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Burnet:

  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KXAM-TV (Channel 14; LLANO, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC)
  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
Burnet fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Burnet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.4mTotal length
  • $71,000Total costs
  • 145,450Total average daily traffic
  • 21,902Total average daily truck traffic
  • 203,800Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Burnet, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burnet, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Burnet)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 181 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Burnet, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burnet)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Burnet)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 44 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 132. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 200 took place in 2011, and the least - 74 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Burnet, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (66.7%), and Structure Fires (20.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Burnet, TX
    • 1,49966.7%Outside Fires
    • 47020.9%Structure Fires
    • 2039.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 743.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burnet, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Burnet, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Ctr Of Hill Country, 810 S Water St, Burnet, Texas 78611 , Phone: (512) 756-1789, Fax: (512) 756-6459
  • Best Western Post Oak Inn, 908 Buchanan Dr, Burnet, Texas 78611 , Phone: (512) 756-4747, Fax: (512) 756-7839
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Burnet, Texas
Most common first names in Burnet, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9677.7 years
William8677.4 years
John7577.7 years
Robert6476.1 years
Mary5980.8 years
Charles4574.0 years
Thomas3873.3 years
George3376.2 years
Helen2578.5 years
Frank2578.4 years
Most common last names in Burnet, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5676.5 years
Baker2880.6 years
Williams2875.2 years
Taylor2376.4 years
Davis2184.0 years
Johnson2079.1 years
Jones1974.6 years
Wilson1875.1 years
Lewis1880.3 years
Miller1880.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burnet, TX
  • 53.0%Electricity
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burnet, TX
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 42.0%Utility gas


Burnet compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Burnet on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
There are 40 pilots and 25 other airmen in this city.
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  • Mark M. Bailey (9)
  • Robert L. Winter (8)
  • Jeffrey I. Banton (6)
  • Neal A. Tanner (5)
  • Ashley J. Welch (4)
  • Robert Lee Winter (4)
  • Bryan James Thornley (4)
  • Robert Winter (3)
  • Mark A. Biscotto (3)
  • Mark Bailey (3)

Total of 67 patent applications in 2008-2020.