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Burnside, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Burnside is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pulaski County at latitude 37.0043 and longitude -84.6437. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Burnside, but most people and references simply refer to it as Burnside, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Burnside 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 City of Burnside (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.74 sq. miles and a water area of 5.18 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Burnside: Camp Burnside, Point Burnside, Point Isabel, The Point.

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Burnside, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 644
Population in Households 643
Population in Familes 511
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 199
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $166,026
Average Home Value $202,990


Median Household Income $30,386
Average Household Income $39,760
Per Capita Income $16,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.25% 0.91%
Households 1.24% 0.93%
Families 3.44% 0.71%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.


Burnside, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burnside to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 313 40th
Population Density1 # 485 8th
Diversity Index2 # 270 48th
Median Household Income # 399 24th
Per Capita Income # 411 22nd

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