Why Choose Burleson Located on the southern edge of the flourishing Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the City of Burleson has an estimated population of 48,950 residents in a land mass of 28 square miles. Burleson has been progressive in attracting businesses for economic development to diversify its tax base, as well as establishing development agreements within its extraterritorial jurisdiction to manage growth strategically outside its current borders.
The City of Burleson’s family-oriented environment, outstanding schools, plentiful and affordable land, and rolling hills have made it a desirable community to live, work, and play. Burleson residents have placed a high value on nature and recreation with over twenty parks encompassing over 550 acres. The school districts serving Burleson consistently outperform state and national averages in college entrance exam scores, and its quality of life is further enhanced by a very low crime rate.