Burleson County, Texas facts for kids
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The Burleson County Courthouse in Caldwell
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Edward Burleson|
|• Total||677 sq mi (1,750 km2)|
|• Land||659 sq mi (1,710 km2)|
|• Water||18 sq mi (50 km2) 26%|
|• Density||26.059/sq mi (10.061/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Burleson County ( BUR-li-sən) is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 17,642. Its county seat is Caldwell. The county is named for Edward Burleson, a general and statesman of the Texas Revolution.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 677 square miles (1,750 km2), of which 659 square miles (1,710 km2) is land and 18 square miles (47 km2) (2.6%) is water.
- Robertson County (north)
- Brazos County (northeast)
- Washington County (southeast)
- Lee County (southwest)
- Milam County (northwest)
|U.S. Decennial Census
1850–2010 2010 2020
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||11,696||11,258||68.05%||63.81%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||2,064||1,852||12.01%||10.50%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||48||65||0.28%||0.37%|
|Asian alone (NH)||25||70||0.15%||0.40%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||3||0||0.02%||0.00%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||7||34||0.04%||0.19%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||178||651||1.04%||3.69%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||3,166||3,712||18.42%||21.04%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
- Caldwell Independent School District
- Snook Independent School District
- Somerville Independent School District
Blinn College is the designated community college for all of the county.
In Spanish: Condado de Burleson para niños
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