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Site of the Burns Indian Reservation
Burns is a city in Harney County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Robert Burns, Scottish poet.
The latitude of Burns is 43.586N. The longitude is -119.053W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,154 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,880.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burns demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harney County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97720 ZIP code.
21% of Burns residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burns ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burns was $16,224, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Burns residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Burns, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.
Libraries in Burns include Harney County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Burns include Burns Times-Herald
Harney County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burns political report.
The average commute time for Burns workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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