Burleson County

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Burleson County, Texas

100 W Buck St Suite 203
Caldwell, TX 77836
Phone: (979) 567-2329
Fax: (979) 567-2376
www.co.burleson.tx.us

In east-central TX, northeast of Austin; organized Mar 24, 1846 from Milam and Washington counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Edward Burleston (1798-1852), senator in the first TX congress (1836), vice president of the Republic of TX (1841), and TX legislator

Area (sq mi):: 677.78 (land 665.54; water 12.24) Population per square mile: 25.90
Population 2005: 17,238 State rank: 130 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 20.90% Population 2000: 16,470 (White 69.00%; Black or African American 15.10%; Hispanic or Latino 14.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 10.70%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,616; median household $33,026; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,126-$22,116
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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