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Burns, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Burns had a population of 1,513 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Burns is located at latitude 36.0502 and longitude -87.298 in Dickson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Burns (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Dickson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The Town of Burns (GNIS ID: 2405348) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Burns is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burns population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Burns: Burns Station, Grade Fortytwo, Halls Station.

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Burns, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,513
Population in Households 1,509
Population in Familes 1,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 405
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 441
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 446 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $174,398
Average Home Value $199,326


Median Household Income $55,539
Average Household Income $70,512
Per Capita Income $27,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 1.06%
Households 0.64% 1.0%
Families 1.68% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Burns, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burns to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 234 46th
Population Density1 # 257 40th
Diversity Index2 # 178 59th
Median Household Income # 54 88th
Per Capita Income # 51 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.