Burnside, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Burnside, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Burnside had a population of 808 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 808
Daytime Population: Workers 418
Daytime Population: Residents 562
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 980
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 806
Population in Familes 646
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 216
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $35,264
Average Household Income $49,550
Per Capita Income $20,665


Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 258 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (30.5%)
Median Home Value $78,247
Average Home Value $113,514


Total Households 360
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% -0.02%
Households -0.11% -0.06%
Families 0.65% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 2017 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 # 272 50th
Population Density # 488 10th
Diversity Index # 269 50th
Median Household Income # 365 33rd
Per Capita Income # 326 40th

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