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Burleson is a city in Johnson County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. (The community straddles Johnson and Tarrant counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Rufus C. Burleson, teacher and later president of Baylor University.
The latitude of Burleson is 32.541N. The longitude is -97.32W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,334.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burleson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Worth area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76036 ZIP code.
17% of Burleson residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burleson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burleson was $20,175, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Burleson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Burleson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $507. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $926.
Libraries in Burleson include Burleson Public Library ... View libraries
Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burleson political report.
The average commute time for Burleson workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Burleson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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