Burke, TX

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Population

727

11.2% growth

Median Age

36.2


Median Household Income

$37,228

15.9% decline

Poverty Rate

17.1%


Number of Employees

304

3.75% growth

Median Property Value

$102,400

10.2% growth

About

In 2017, Burke, TX had a population of 727 people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $37,228. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Burke, TX grew from 654 to 727, a 11.2% increase and its median household income declined from $44,286 to $37,228, a -15.9% decrease.

The population of Burke, TX is 79% White Alone, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.34% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Burke, TX speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Burke, TX is $102,400, and the homeownership rate is 75.1%. Most people in Burke, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Burke, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Burke, TX employs 304 people. The largest industries in Burke, TX are Educational Services (46 people), Construction (45 people), and Manufacturing (39 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($48,750), Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,750).

Median household income in Burke, TX is $37,228. Males in Burke, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Burke, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,228

2017 value

± $14,204

-15.9%

1 Year Growth

± 55.4%

Households in Burke, TX have a median annual income of $37,228, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,286 in 2016, which represents a -15.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burke, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burke, TX was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burke, TX (124 out of 727 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    112 ± 69

  2. Hispanic

    11 ± 66

  3. Black

    8 ± 66

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burke, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

304

2017 Value

± 95

3.75%

1 Year growth

± 42.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Burke, TX grew at a rate of 3.75%, from 293 employees to 304 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burke, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (47 people), Sales & Related Occupations (41 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (34 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burke, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Burke, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (47 people), Sales & Related Occupations (41 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (34 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Burke, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.85 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.77 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (3.07 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Burke, TX, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($67,813), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($65,250), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

304

2017 Value

± 95

3.75%

1 Year growth

± 42.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Burke, TX grew at a rate of 3.75%, from 293 employees to 304 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burke, TX, are Educational Services (46 people), Construction (45 people), and Manufacturing (39 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burke, TX, though some of these residents may live in Burke, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Burke, TX, by number of employees, are Educational Services (46 people), Construction (45 people), and Manufacturing (39 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Burke, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (7.31 times higher than expected), Other Services, Except Public Administration (2.48 times), and Construction (2.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Burke, TX, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($48,750), Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

78.3% of the population of Burke, TX has health coverage, with 45.8% on employee plans, 9.9% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 7.43% on non-group plans, and 4.26% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Burke, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Burke, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

21.7%

Uninsured

45.8%

Employer Coverage

9.9%

Medicaid

10.9%

Medicare

7.43%

Non-Group

4.26%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burke, TX grew by 1.52% from 21.4% to 21.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Burke, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Burke, TX is home to a population of 727 people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.15% of Burke, TX residents were born outside of the country (52 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Burke, TX is composed of 574 White Alone residents (79%), 127 Hispanic or Latino residents (17.5%), 17 Black or African American Alone residents (2.34%), 7 Two or More Races residents (0.963%), 2 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.275%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 8.3

58

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 36.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Burke, TX was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 58. But people in Burke, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Burke, TX residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.15%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

52 people

5.66%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

37 people

As of 2017, 7.15% of Burke, TX residents (52 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burke, TX was 5.66%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

96%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of Burke, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Burke, TX was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    574 ± 157

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    127 ± 88.2

  3. Black or African American Alone

    17 ± 20

In 2017, there were 4.52 times more White Alone residents (574 people) in Burke, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 127 Hispanic or Latino and 17 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    18 ± 29

  2. Vietnam

    12 ± 22

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    6 ± 9

Burke, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burke, TX was $102,400 in 2017, which is 0.446 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $92,900 to $102,400, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Burke, TX is 75.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Burke, TX have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Burke, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$102,400

2017 Median

± $24,090

$92,900

2016 Median

± $27,165

In 2017, the median property value in Burke, TX grew to to $102,400 from the previous year's value of $92,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Burke, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burke, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$37,228

Median Household Income

± $14,204

273

Number of Households

± 63

In 2017, the median household income of the 273 households in Burke, TX declined from $37,228 from the previous year's value of $44,286.

The following chart displays the households in Burke, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Burke, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burke, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.1%

2017 Homeownership

78.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.1% of the housing units in Burke, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Burke, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burke, TX have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.735% of the workforce in Burke, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.8%

  2. Carpooled

    12.5%

  3. Other

    3.31%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Burke, TX was Drove Alone (83.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.5%) and those who Other (3.31%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Burke, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burke, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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