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Burnsville is a city in Dakota County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community was named for William Burns (or Byrne), settler
The latitude of Burnsville is 44.767N. The longitude is -93.277W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 59,805.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burnsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dakota County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55337 ZIP code.
27% of Burnsville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burnsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burnsville was $27,093, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Burnsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Burnsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $737. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,236.
Libraries in Burnsville include Burnsville: Burnhaven Comm Library ... View libraries
Dakota County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burnsville political report.
Burnsville restaurants taking online reservations include Chianti Grill - Burnsville ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Burnsville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Burnsville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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