Burkburnett is a city in Wichita County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Wichita Falls, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 10,811 at the 2010 census. The community newspaper, the Burkburnett Informer/Star, is published each Thursday.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Burkburnett has a total area of 9.5 square miles (24.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, 10,445 people, 4,139 households, and 3,108 families resided in the city. The population density was 1,149.5 people per square mile (443.6/km²). The 4,449 housing units averaged 468.0 per square mile (180.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.67% White, 2.88% African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 2.66% from other races, and 2.00% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 6.20% of the population.
Of the 4,139 households, 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% were not families. About 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62, and the average family size was 3.05.
In the city, the population was distributed as 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $37,408, and for a family was $42,917. Males had a median income of $31,720 versus $21,977 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,507. About 7.9% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.0% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.
Burkburnett Texas neighborhoods include: 369 NW, Ameron/Kramer, Berry St, Central Burkburnett, Cropper Road, E 4th, Green Acres, Jan Lee, Mimosa Heights, North Ave F, Ranch Estates, South Preston