Burnsville, MN

Burnsville profile

Living in Burnsville

Burnsville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 61,339 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Burnsville is the 14th largest community in Minnesota.

Burnsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burnsville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burnsville who work in office and administrative support (12.78%), sales jobs (10.59%), and management occupations (9.25%).

Also of interest is that Burnsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Burnsville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Burnsville‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The citizens of Burnsville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.00% of adults in Burnsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Burnsville in 2018 was $36,151, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,604 for a family of four. However, Burnsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Burnsville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Burnsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burnsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Burnsville include German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Burnsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.