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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$50,432
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Burleson demographic reports
Burleson is on Shannon and Village creeks
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 47. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Kelly Clarkson, "American Idol" winner and singer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Founders Day - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Burleson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burleson was $20,175, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Burleson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Burleson festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Burleson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $507.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $926.


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Libraries

Libraries in Burleson include Burleson Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burleson political report.

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Traffic

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.

Travel

Hotels in Burleson include Comfort Suites Burleson, Days Inn, Super 8.

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