Burnside, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Burnside, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Burnside had a population of 851 as of July 1, 2016. Burnside ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burnside is located at latitude 37.0043 and longitude -84.6437 in Pulaski County. 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. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The City of Burnside (GNIS ID: 2403957) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Burnside is located within Burnside Division of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burnside population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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, 2016)


Total Population 851
Population in Households 849
Population in Familes 678
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 227
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 378
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 250
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $71,831
Average Home Value $107,743


Median Household Income $33,006
Average Household Income $46,132
Per Capita Income $19,332
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.49%
Households 0.65% 0.42%
Families 1.48% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Burnside, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burnside to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 261 52nd
Population Density1 # 486 10th
Diversity Index2 # 251 54th
Median Household Income # 391 28th
Per Capita Income # 353 35th

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