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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Burkesville is a town in Kentucky with a population of 1,522. Burkesville is in Cumberland County. Living in Burkesville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many retirees live in Burkesville and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Burkesville are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$291
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    66.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    66.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    66.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    330.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%

Working in Burkesville

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$19,614
National
$55,322
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Burkesville Reviews

2 reviews
Slow pace, laid back, great place to live. I have lived here all my life 55 yers. Great for families.
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Burkesville is a very small town. There isn't a lot to do. There is 3 restaurants, a Subway, and a fast food joint. There are not many job opportunities. The people are all kind and caring. The school district has been classified Distinguished.