89th Fastest Growing County In America
Burnet County, Texas
Burnet County is the 89th fastest growing county in the
US based on rate of growth between January 2000 and July 2006
for all counties that began the century with more than ten
thousand inhabitants, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau
Burnet County which was founded in 1852, grew in population to
34,120 by the year 2000. In the six years that marked the
beginning of the 21st Century, the county increased the number
of inhabitants by 25.7 percent bringing the estimated
total population in July 2006 to 42,896.
The outstanding growth of the last six years has made Burnet
County the twelfth fastest growing county in the Lone Star
State of Texas and the 89th fastest in the nation.
The median value for homes within the 995 square mile
jurisdiction of Burnet County was $93,600 in 2000 but the
Bureau had no statistics on home value for 2006. Determining
how the rapid growth may have affected the value of homes in
the area is difficult but the current auctions that follow
should give some indication of the bargains still available.