Burleson is a city in Johnson and Tarrant counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is also a suburb of Fort Worth. Most of Burleson lies between 700 and 800 feet (213 to 243 meters) in elevation. The surface water drains into the Trinity River basin. The average household income is $69,000. There are 1,300 businesses in Burleson which employ a total of 10,500 people. As of the 2010 Census, there were 36,696 people and 14,018 Households. The population density was 1,410.8 inhabitants per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 90.6% White (83.2% Non-Hispanic), 2.3% African American, 1.1% Asian, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.5% of the population.