Burleson

Burleson

In Burleson, you can enjoy warm Texas evenings rocking to the Sounds of Summer concerts in our historic Old Town. Watch the 4th of July or Christmas Parade Fireworks light up our clear Texas sky. Drive past the sprawling baseball fields of Chisenhall Fields and see hundreds of children at play. Visit our robust Farmer’s Market every Saturday Morning March thru October in our public plaza. Enjoy scenic and easy bicycle rides on one of the city’s dozens of bike lanes or bike paths. Relax on our scenic golf courses winding through existing creeks with mature trees and panoramic Texas scenery. Explore our past in the Burleson Heritage Foundation Visitor Center in Old Town Burleson with its two restored rail cars nearby. Throughout Old Town, you’ll find historically restored buildings that are home to great restaurants and boutiques.

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In Burleson, you can enjoy warm Texas evenings rocking to the Sounds of Summer concerts in our historic Old Town.  Watch the 4th of July or Christmas Parade Fireworks light up our clear Texas sky.  Drive past the sprawling baseball fields of Chisenhall Fields and see hundreds of children at play. Visit our robust Farmer’s Market every Saturday Morning March thru October in our public plaza.

Enjoy scenic and easy bicycle rides on one of the city’s dozens of bike lanes or bike paths.  Relax on our scenic golf courses winding through existing creeks with mature trees and panoramic Texas scenery.  Explore our past in the Burleson Heritage Foundation Visitor Center in Old Town Burleson with its two restored rail cars nearby.  Throughout Old Town, you’ll find historically restored buildings that are home to great restaurants and boutiques.  Brimming with a distinct and authentic charm, Old Town Burleson’s historic character is appreciated by many, from the young to old and from long-term residents to visitors. As the cultural center of Burleson, Old Town is home to numerous cultural events featuring music, arts and history; restaurants with food from all over the globe; a variety of one-of-a-kind local shops and unique and trendy boutiques; as well as an array of entertainment options, from art to axe throwing. The city has invested heavily to support the re-development of the district, which has included addition of a town plaza, expanded public parking, sidewalks and beautification.  Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza, a TIF/4B funded investment encompassing one acre, is a popular destination in the community. Young children enjoy the play area and small play trolley, while families, couples and individuals can dine in leisure in the picnic area and take advantage of the shade pavilion, outdoor games, and greenspace. The plaza also has a state-of-the-art performance stage for theatrical acts, musical performances, and more.  Adjacent to the Plaza, the Burleson Visitors Center and Museum is the place to indulge in Burleson’s history and long-held sense of community. Visitors can learn about the city’s founding, development, and growth and view the restored #330 Cargo Car and the #411 Parlor rail cars and historical and sentimental items donated by area families and businesses. Hair-raising ghost tours of Old Town are also available, hosted on Friday and Saturday nights.


Overview for Burleson, TX

47,230 people live in Burleson, where the median age is 35.4 and the average individual income is $34,084. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

47,230

Total Population

35.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$34,084

Average individual Income

Around Burleson, TX

There's plenty to do around Burleson, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

3
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Jeremiah's Italian Ice, Station 330, and Tiki Treats Shaved Ice.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.03 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.81 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.57 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.39 miles 21 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.77 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Shopping 4.42 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Burleson, TX

Burleson has 16,269 households, with an average household size of 2.9. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Burleson do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 47,230 people call Burleson home. The population density is 1,669.2 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

47,230

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.4

Median Age

48.93 / 51.07%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
16,269

Total Households

2.9

Average Household Size

$34,084

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Burleson, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Burleson. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Caddo Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
R C Loflin Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
North Joshua Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Burleson Adventist School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Norwood Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Boulevard Baptist Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Burleson High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Jack Taylor Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
William Stribling Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Irene Clinkscale Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
5th - 11th
3/5
Pathway Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
5th - 9th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 9th
3/5
Academy At Nola Dunn
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Richard Bransom Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Judy Hajek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Burleson Centennial High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Burleson Collegiate High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

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