For population 25 years and over in Burlington:
For population 15 years and over in Burlington city:
249 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $782 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Aurora, CO (137.8 miles , pop. 297,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (544.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bethune, CO (2.9 miles ), Kanorado, KS (3.6 miles ), Stratton, CO (4.2 miles ), Vona, CO (5.0 miles) , South Divide, CO (5.1 miles ), Goodland, KS (5.5 miles ), Seibert, CO (5.7 miles) , Cheyenne Wells, CO (5.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.30 N, Longitude: 102.27 W
Area code: 719
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Burlington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +826 (+29.0%).
Work and jobs in Burlington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Burlington, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Burlington-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Burlington city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/22/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the city center .
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kit Carson County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Beau McCoy - Politician, Robert P. Kerr - Film director.
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Airports located in Burlington:
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Local government website: www.burlingtoncolo.com
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is about average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.59. This is better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.32. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.98. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Burlington and their reported violations in the past:BURLINGTON CITY OF (Population served: 3625, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.5%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Burlington (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Colorado:
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Religion statistics for Burlington (based on Kit Carson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.55%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,070 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,953 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Burlington fatal accident list:
Jul 31, 1995 11:48 AM, Cherry, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 4, 1991 01:00 AM, 7th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total average daily traffic: 16,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,050
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Burlington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Burlington, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burlington)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Burlington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.