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Population in 2012: 299 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.7%
 

Males: 149  (49.8%)
Females: 150  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  48.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77835.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,491 (it was $38,875 in 2000)
Burton:

$36,491
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,211

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,048 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Burton:

$102,048
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,945; Detached houses: $163,082; Mobile homes: $39,833

Median gross rent in 2012: $554.

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  • White alone - 240 (80.0%)
  • Black alone - 50 (16.7%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burton: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (35.4%), Polish (10.0%), French (7.4%), English (7.2%), Dutch (4.4%), Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.19 square miles.

Population density: 251 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Burton:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burton town:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

8 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia).

This town:  2.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Burton, Texas as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Burton to the number of sex offenders is 43 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,133 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $975 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: College Station, TX (33.5 miles , pop. 67,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (69.3 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (78.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Carmine, TX (2.4 miles ), Round Top, TX (3.2 miles) , Somerville, TX (3.5 miles ), Brenham, TX (3.5 miles ), Gay Hill-Independence, TX (3.5 miles) , Industry, TX (3.9 miles ), West End, TX (4.2 miles) , Lincoln-Dime Box, TX (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 30.18 N, Longitude: 96.60 W

Area code: 979

Burton household income distribution Burton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+15.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Burton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Burton town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1957, a category F3 tornado 12.5 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ben Reyes - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Burton:

  • BRENHAM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • SWEETBRIAR NURSING HOME BRENHAM INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • BRENHAM REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Burton, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burton:

  • Blinn College (about 12 miles; Brenham, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,363)
  • Texas A & M University (about 34 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 43,338)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 37 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 6,665)
  • Lone Star College System (about 67 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 16,440)
  • University of Phoenix-Houston Campus (about 67 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,987)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 67 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,960)
  • Austin Community College District (about 68 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 10,815)

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Notable locations in Burton: Burton Commercial Historic District (A), Burton Farmers Gin (B), Hodde Drugstore (C), Herbert Nienstedt House (D), Kneip-Bredthauer House (E), Burton Fire Dept (F), Doctor Charles Laas House (G), William Edward Sanders House (H), William Neumann House (I), William Nienstedt House (J), Wehring Shoe Shop and Residence (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Burton Cotton Gin & Museum (210 South Main Street).

 
Washington 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 2012: 0.6%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.4% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Burton, TX

Burton compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Burton (2011 data):

  • Burton State Bank: at 515 N Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/06/19: Bank assets: $57.6 mil, Deposits: $50.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Burton Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Burton travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Burton town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.62%
Here71.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents31.4%28.3%14.0%6.2%5.8%
Congregations31.3%6.3%16.7%8.3%4.2%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%2.5%2.1%1.2%4.0%
Congregations6.3%2.1%2.1%2.1%20.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Washington County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.8%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$120
Other Government Administration 1$1,632$19,5840$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$800
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,186$26,2320$0
Water Supply 1$1,632$19,5840$0
Totals for Government 3$5,450$21,8002$920


7.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harris County, TX  1.58% ($72,659 average AGI)
from Austin County, TX  0.45% ($31,896)
from Brazos County, TX  0.38% ($25,805)


6.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  1.28% ($35,591 average AGI)
to Brazos County, TX  0.70% ($27,947)
to Austin County, TX  0.35% ($27,378)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burton:

  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KWHI (1280 AM; 1 kW; BRENHAM, TX)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWBC (1550 AM; 5 kW; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burton:

  • K259AH (91.9 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KULF (94.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTX (106.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: TOM S. WHITEHEAD, INC.)
  • KANJ (91.5 FM; GIDDINGS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KEZB (105.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, TX; Owner: FARMERS COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KNRG (92.3 FM; NEW ULM, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON TR/AS NEW ULM BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Burton:

  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • K35DI (Channel 35; SOMERVILLE, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)

Burton fatal accident list:

May 17, 2002 03:38 PM, Us-290, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Burton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lake Somerville State Park 7.5 Mi Nnw (Lat: 30.289111 Lon: -96.673861), Call Sign: WNPZ498
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.265 MHz, 151.340 MHz, 151.355 MHz, 151.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2004, Expiration Date: 08/07/2014
    Registrant: Texas Parks And Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Rd Bldg D, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-8096, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • BURTON RPTR, On Rd Between Carmine & Burton Approx 2 Mi Nw Hwy 290 (Lat: 30.177528 Lon: -96.645500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WNEP956
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6167.57 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2012, Expiration Date: 01/16/2022
    Registrant: Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Giddings, TX 78942, Phone: (512) 332-7483, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • STATION, Burton Repeater On Farm Rd Approx 2 Mi Nw Hwy 290 (Lat: 30.169083 Lon: -96.623306), Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WNEQ891
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.187 MHz, 928.187 MHz, 952.193 MHz, 928.193 MHz, 952.181 MHz, 928.181 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022
    Registrant: Bluebonnet Electric Coop, Bastrop, TX 78602, Phone: (979) 542-8548, Fax: (979) 542-0842, Email:
  • STATION, 2.5 Mi Nw Of Int Hwy 390 & Hwy 1697 (Lat: 30.199639 Lon: -96.630250), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WNTV543
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.706 MHz, 928.706 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 06/17/2019, Certifier: J S Pittman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Burton, 2.5 Mi Nw Of Hwy 1697 & Hwy 390 (Lat: 30.199722 Lon: -96.630278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WQAE274
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.268 MHz, 941.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2004, Expiration Date: 05/14/2014, Certifier: J S Pittman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • BURTON EST, 520 N. Brazos St (Lat: 30.183167 Lon: -96.595056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQQN316
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: Brent Hawkins Dr
    Registrant: Jts, 5310s. Cockrell Hill Road, Dallas, TX 75236, Phone: (972) 620-1435, Fax: (972) 247-5023, Email:
  • ROUND TOP, 2.3 Mi Of Cr (Lat: 30.005472 Lon: -96.783333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WLK532, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty
    Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN LEGEND AIRCRAFT CO AL3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200 (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 110LC , Serial Number: AL-1091, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas P Sr Jacomini, 10205 Mayer Cemetery Rd, Burton, TX 77835
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3292F , Serial Number: 670385, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Fredric A Agdern, Po Box 363, Burton, TX 77835


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 1


Most common first names in Burton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2174.7 years
Henry1879.2 years
Willie1680.4 years
Robert1573.2 years
James1572.1 years
Mary1378.6 years
Charles1372.6 years
Alma1388.4 years
Charlie1276.9 years
Ella1181.2 years
Most common last names in Burton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Korthauer1483.5 years
Boehnemann1378.1 years
Wagner1375.2 years
Hinze1279.6 years
Taplin1078.8 years
Kelm1078.7 years
Broesche975.8 years
Mathis965.7 years
Dallmeyer982.4 years
Neinast980.1 years
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