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Area Demographics

Centered at Hwy 29 & Hwy 281
in Burnet, Texas
Description 10 Mile Radius 20 Mile Radius 30 Mile Radius
Population
2007 Projection 13,760 65,667 181,106
2002 Estimate 11,808 55,617 151,681
2000 Census 10,997 51,457 139,594
Growth 1990-2000 43.86% 56.28% 76.46%
Age
2000 Median Age 40.45 42.58 37.35
2000 Average Age 40.70 41.92 37.28
Households
2007 Projection 5,165 26,127 67,004
2002 Estimate 4,431 22,230 56,522
2000 Census 4,121 20,596 52,139
Growth 1990-2000 36.23% 52.77% 72.31%

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Major Area Employers
Burnet ISD School District 285
Burnet County Government 140
Seton Highland Lakes Hospital 311
Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice Substance Abuse Facility 120
City of Burnet Government 120
A.T.M.I. Chemicals 100
H.E.B. Grocery Store 100
Sure Cast Investment Casting 92
Hoover Companies Building Supplies, Construction, Apt. Mgmt. 90
Southwest Graphite Co. Mineral Quarry 45
Bilborough Marble Mining 25
Lone Star Industries 25
Dash Covers, Inc. 25

Growth Trends

City of Burnet Population Growth
Year People Increase % Change
2010 * 6,511 1,776 37.50%
2000 4,735 1309 38.24%
1990 3,423 13 0.00%
1980 3,410 546 19.06%
1970 2,864 -
Burnet County Population Growth
Year People Increase % Change
2010 * 51,082 16,935 49.59%
2000 34,147 11,470 50.57%
1990 22,677 4,874 27.37%
1980 17,803 6,383 55.89%
1970 11,420 -

* The City estimate is based on the same rate of growth, as a percentage of the County's growth, from the previous decade using the County's Projected growth rate as defined by Texas A&M University Center for Demographic Research.