Burnet, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 4,735. Estimated population in 2021: 5,562 (+17.5% change)
Males: 2,028 (42.8%), Females: 2,707 (57.2%)

Burnet County

Zip code: 78611

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $27,093
Median house value: $67,100

Races in Burnet:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.3%)
  • Hispanic (19.0%)
  • Other race (7.8%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.0%), Irish (12.8%), English (12.5%), United States (10.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), French (1.7%).

Elevation: 1315 feet

Land area: 6.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Burnet

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burnet city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

3.9% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,274 (+36.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Burnet:

  • SETON HIGHLAND LAKES (3201 SOUTH WATER ST PO BOX 1219)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Burnet:

  • ROLLINS BROOK COMMUNITY (about 22 miles; LAMPASAS, TX)
  • LLANO MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (about 31 miles; LLANO, TX)
  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; KILLEEN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burnet:

  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 36 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 44 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 56 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Burnet:

  • BURNET MUNI KATE CRADDOCK FIELD (about 2 miles; BURNET, TX; Abbreviation: BMQ)
  • SUNRISE BEACH (about 18 miles; SUNRISE BEACH VILLAGE, TX; Abbreviation: 2KL)
  • SPICEWOOD (about 22 miles; SPICEWOOD, TX; Abbreviation: 88R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burnet:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 38 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 48 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 56 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)

Schools

Public high schools in Burnet:

  • BURNET H S (Students: 924; Location: 1401 N MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • QUEST (Students: 48; Location: 303 N PIERCE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Burnet:

  • BURNET EL (Students: 736; Location: 608 N VANDERVEER ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • BURNET MIDDLE (Students: 676; Location: 500 E GRAVES; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHADY GROVE EL (Students: 331; Location: 1001 SHADY GROVE RD; Grades: 04 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Burnet:

  • BURNET COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $468,406; Location: 100 E WASHINGTON ST; 82,681 books; 5,497 audio materials; 4,937 video materials; 122 serial subscriptions)

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