Burleson, TX

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2019 Population
45,862
2.76% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
34.9
0.286% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
5.73%
15% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$79,784
3.16% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$184,600
10.5% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
23,407
6.82% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Burleson, TX had a population of 45.9k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $79,784. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Burleson, TX grew from 44,629 to 45,862, a 2.76% increase and its median household income grew from $77,342 to $79,784, a 3.16% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burleson, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.3%), White (Hispanic) (9.61%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.57%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.81%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.38%). 0% of the households in Burleson, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99.2% of the residents in Burleson, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Burleson, TX was $184,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.6%. Most people in Burleson, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Burleson, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Burleson, TX is home to a population of 45.9k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.5% of Burleson, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.15k people).

In 2019, there were 8.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.4k people) in Burleson, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.41k White (Hispanic) and 2.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burleson, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.4k ± 1.06k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.41k ± 749
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.09k ± 664
11.6%
Hispanic Population
5.32k people

In 2019, there were 8.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.4k people) in Burleson, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.41k White (Hispanic) and 2.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.6% of the people in Burleson, TX are hispanic (5.32k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Burleson, TX as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.15k people
2.36%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.05k people

As of 2019, 2.5% of Burleson, TX residents (1.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burleson, TX was 2.36%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 10.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Burleson, TX was 34.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Burleson, TX are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Burleson, TX residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,517,866 ± 37,182 people
  2. India
    267,786 ± 12,644 people
  3. El Salvador
    216,011 ± 11,367 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,517,866 Texas residents, followed by India with 267,786 and El Salvador with 216,011.

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Citizenship

99.2%
2019 Citizenship
99%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.2% of Burleson, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Burleson, TX was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    914 ± 247
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    581 ± 199
  3. Vietnam
    568 ± 169

Burleson, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Burleson, TX is $79,784. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Burleson, TX was Census Tract 1304.06 with a value of $96,250, followed by Census Tract 1302.15 and Census Tract 1304.05, with respective values of $92,083 and $82,936.

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,245. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Burleson, TX employs 23.4k people. The largest industries in Burleson, TX are Retail Trade (3,787 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,062 people), and Educational Services (2,345 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($66,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,542), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,542).

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,784
2019 value
± $5,773
3.16%
1 Year Growth
± 8.31%

Households in Burleson, TX have a median annual income of $79,784, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $77,342 in 2018, which represents a 3.16% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,707
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $741
$49,245
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $549

In 2019, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Texas
  1. Asian
    $69,055 ± $2,236
  2. White
    $55,439 ± $530
  3. American Indian
    $49,081 ± $7,151

In 2019 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 in Texas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burleson, TX is from Texas.
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas
0.482
2018 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2019, the income inequality in Texas was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.281% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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. Census Tract 1304.06
  2. Census Tract 1302.15
  3. Census Tract 1304.05

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burleson, TX was Census Tract 1304.06 with a value of $96,250, followed by Census Tract 1302.15 and Census Tract 1304.05, with respective values of $92,083 and $82,936.

The following map shows all of the places in Burleson, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burleson, TX (2.62k out of 45.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

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
    2,133 ± 408
  2. Black
    276 ± 207
  3. Hispanic
    256 ± 166

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

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

23.4k
2019 Value
± 1,257
6.82%
1 Year growth
± 7.14%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Burleson, TX grew at a rate of 6.82%, from 21.9k employees to 23.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burleson, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,732 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,615 people), and Material Moving Occupations (2,592 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burleson, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Burleson, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,732 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,615 people), and Material Moving Occupations (2,592 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Burleson, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.98 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.79 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Burleson, TX, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($135,074), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($90,469), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($78,355).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.4k
2019 Value
± 1,257
6.82%
1 Year growth
± 7.14%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Burleson, TX grew at a rate of 6.82%, from 21.9k employees to 23.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burleson, TX, are Retail Trade (3,787 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,062 people), and Educational Services (2,345 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burleson, TX, though some of these residents may live in Burleson, 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 Burleson, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,787 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,062 people), and Educational Services (2,345 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Burleson, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.15 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.7 times), and Retail Trade (1.45 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Burleson, TX, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($66,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,542), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,542).

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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. $358B
  2. $332B
  3. $284B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $358B, followed by Crude petroleum ($332B) and Gasoline ($284B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Texas.
$2.8T
2018 Value in Texas
$5.07T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
81.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Texas trade was $2.8T. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $5.07T 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. $97.6B
  2. $67.7B
  3. $60.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.6B, followed by Michigan with $67.7B and California and $60.2B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Johnson County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 77% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (19.1%), followed by Other (3.88%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Johnson County, TX
77% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Texas

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burleson, TX was $184,600 in 2019, which is 0.768 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $167,100 to $184,600, a 10.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Burleson, TX is 70.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Burleson, TX have an average commute time of 29.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burleson, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$184,600
2019 Median
± $6,740
$167,100
2018 Median
± $5,273

In 2019, the median property value in Burleson, TX grew to to $184,600 from the previous year's value of $167,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Burleson, 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 Burleson, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$79,784
Median Household Income
± $5,773
15.7k
Number of Households
± 926

In 2019, the median household income of the 15.7k households in Burleson, TX grew to $79,784 from the previous year's value of $77,342.

The following chart displays the households in Burleson, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Burleson, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burleson, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.6%
2019 Homeownership
72.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 70.6% of the housing units in Burleson, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Burleson, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

29.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burleson, TX have a longer commute time (29.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.75% of the workforce in Burleson, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (89.1%)
  2. Carpooled (6.35%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.26%)

In 2019, 89.1% of workers in Burleson, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.35%) and those who worked at home (3.26%).

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

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Health

89.4% of the population of Burleson, TX has health coverage, with 60.8% on employee plans, 8.55% on Medicaid, 8.92% on Medicare, 9.15% on non-group plans, and 1.97% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, TX see 2285 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.15% increase from the previous year (2173 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2548 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1312 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,285 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Johnson County, TX

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, TX see an average of 2,285 patients per year. This represents a 5.15% increase from the previous year (2,173 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Johnson County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$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

10.6%
Uninsured
60.8%
Employer Coverage
8.55%
Medicaid
8.92%
Medicare
9.15%
Non-Group
1.97%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burleson, TX grew by 1.55% from 10.4% to 10.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Burleson, 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. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

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

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