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Burns, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Burns is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dickson County at latitude 36.0502 and longitude -87.298. Dickson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Burns, but most people and references simply refer to it as Burns, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Burns indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Burns, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,503
Population in Households 1,499
Population in Familes 1,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 403
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 601
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $164,925
Average Home Value $198,536


Median Household Income $54,007
Average Household Income $68,856
Per Capita Income $26,626
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.94%
Households 0.6% 0.95%
Families 1.86% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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, 2014 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 # 232 46th
Population Density1 # 257 40th
Diversity Index2 # 170 61st
Median Household Income # 48 89th
Per Capita Income # 51 88th

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