Burke, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 3,284. Population change since 2000: +9.8%
 
Males: 1,650  (50.2%)
Females: 1,634  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53718.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $89,111 (it was $67,273 in 2000)
Burke:

$89,111
WI:

$55,638

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $41,314 (it was $28,458 in 2000)

Burke town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $258,375 (it was $157,300 in 2000)
Burke:

$258,375
WI:

$168,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $276,675; Detached houses: $293,175; Townhouses or other attached units: $202,922; In 2-unit structures: $219,023; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,971; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,530; Mobile homes: $36,712
  • Races in Burke, WI (2010)

    Burke races chart
    • 2,98991.0%White alone
    • 842.6%Hispanic
    • 802.4%Asian alone
    • 712.2%Black alone
    • 471.4%Two or more races
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Burke detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Burke: 103.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (59.3%), Irish (14.4%), Norwegian (14.4%), English (11.9%), French (6.0%), Swedish (5.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 895 feet

Land area: 19.5 square miles.

Population density: 169 people per square mile   (very low).

Burke,WI real estate house value index trend

Burke, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Burke:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burke town:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

150 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

This town:

5.0%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Burke town:  1.7% ($2,640)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Burke satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (8.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (123.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sun Prairie, WI (1.9 miles ), Windsor, WI (2.1 miles ), Maple Bluff, WI (2.3 miles ), DeForest, WI (2.5 miles ), Westport, WI (2.6 miles ), Blooming Grove, WI (2.6 miles ), Cottage Grove, WI (2.7 miles ), Monona, WI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 89.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +345 (+13.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Burke: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Burke, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Burke-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Burke town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burke-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 334.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from Burke center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 309.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 333.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 366.9 miles away from Burke center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dane County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Burke:

  • OAKWOOD VILLAGE EAST HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • WI DIALYSIS INC - EAST (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • CITY VIEW NUR HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • THE WILLOWS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SUN PRAIRIE, WI)
  • SUN PRAIRIE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SUN PRAIRIE, WI)
  • KARMENTA CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • BELMONT NUR REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Amtrak stations near Burke:

  • 9 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burke:

  • Herzing University-Madison (about 2 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 4 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 9 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 9 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Edgewood College (about 10 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 37 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 53 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

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Notable location: McCoy Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Lakewood Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Burke: Burke Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Token Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Burke include: Cherokee Marsh State Natural Area (1), Cherokee Marsh State Fishery Area (2), Token Creek County Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 62.2. This is better than average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.95
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.5%
Whole state:

3.7%
47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Burke travel time to work - commute Burke mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burke town (based on Dane County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic106,03634
Mainline Protestant73,128113
Evangelical Protestant30,727146
Other12,96849
Black Protestant7795
Orthodox4454
None263,990-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 73
Dane County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Dane County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Dane County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

13.0%

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.30% ($34,934 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($50,103)
from Rock County, WI  0.25% ($35,033)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($618 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.34% ($31,242 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.26% ($38,444)
to Columbia County, WI  0.25% ($43,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burke:

  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burke:

  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W216BL (91.1 FM; MCFARLAND, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Burke:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 189m620ftTotal length
  • $2,978,000Total costs
  • 1,061,199Total average daily traffic
  • 113,759Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 51950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 91990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Burke, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • KELLYE ABERNATHY, 5009 Reiner Rd (Lat: 43.121111 Lon: -89.268889), Type: 31.7, Overall height: 31.7 m, Registrant: 8477655843, Jwhetter@ameritechcell.Com, 2000 WEST AMERITECH CENTER DRIVE
  • Maggie Staton, 6097 Pepsi Way (Lat: 43.187833 Lon: -89.334139), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: 8664006040, Maggie.Staton@sprint.Com, 769 BROOKSEDGE BLVD
  • Maggie Staton, 6097 Pepsi Way (Lat: 43.187833 Lon: -89.334139), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: 8664006040, Maggie.Staton@sprint.Com, 769 BROOKSEDGE BLVD
  • Kyle B Entz, 6097 Pepsi Way (Lat: 43.187833 Lon: -89.334139), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: 8664006040, , 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Richard J Byrne, 6097 Pepsi Way (Lat: 43.187833 Lon: -89.334139), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 6097 Pepsi Way (Lat: 43.187833 Lon: -89.334139), Type: 33.5, Structure height: 55025 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • 5009 Reiner Rd (Lat: 43.121111 Lon: -89.268889), Type: 31.7, Overall height: 31.7 m, Registrant: 8477655843, Jwhetter@ameritechcell.Com, 2000 WEST AMERITECH CENTER DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6199 Metro Drive (Lat: 43.103056 Lon: -89.272778), Call Sign: WQIJ623
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.187 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.762 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 02/28/2018, Certifier: Brian SwordRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-0150, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Burke compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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