Burlington, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 3,178 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.6%
 
Males: 1,952  (61.4%)
Females: 1,226  (38.6%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80807.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,571 (it was $33,854 in 2000)
Burlington:

$49,571
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,262 (it was $16,054 in 2000)

Burlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $169,765 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Burlington:

$169,765
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $174,109; detached houses: $198,417; townhouses or other attached units: $190,359; mobile homes: $37,081

Median gross rent in 2017: $918.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burlington: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Burlington, CO (2017)
    • 3,00869.5%White alone
    • 91521.1%Hispanic
    • 3177.3%Black alone
    • 310.7%American Indian alone
    • 310.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Burlington, Colorado as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burlington is 389 to 1.


Crime rates in Burlington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(139.4)
2
(56.2)
3
(86.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(72.6)
3
(76.2)
1
(25.3)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.9)
2
(65.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(139.4)
6
(168.6)
6
(173.7)
8
(202.8)
7
(179.5)
6
(135.9)
3
(69.3)
18
(435.8)
8
(203.1)
11
(278.8)
4
(101.0)
6
(165.6)
9
(215.4)
6
(196.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(697.0)
20
(562.0)
17
(492.2)
10
(253.5)
16
(410.3)
13
(294.5)
13
(300.4)
9
(217.9)
23
(583.9)
11
(278.8)
12
(303.0)
9
(248.3)
2
(47.9)
8
(261.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(2,147)
85
(2,388)
98
(2,837)
77
(1,952)
67
(1,718)
66
(1,495)
49
(1,132)
59
(1,429)
71
(1,802)
58
(1,470)
50
(1,263)
62
(1,711)
64
(1,532)
49
(1,603)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(139.4)
3
(84.3)
2
(57.9)
4
(101.4)
3
(76.9)
1
(22.7)
5
(115.5)
4
(96.9)
4
(101.5)
3
(76.0)
4
(101.0)
5
(138.0)
3
(71.8)
4
(130.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(83.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)285.2220.3256.8144.5139.5163.8181.8225.4222.6168.0120.2185.2151.7184.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Burlington, CO

Crime rate in Burlington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (32.3%), American (11.3%), English (2.3%), Irish (2.1%), Italian (1.5%), Swedish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 1/12/1888

Elevation: 4167 feet

Land area: 2.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,514 people per square mile   (low).

Burlington, Colorado map

324 residents are foreign born (7.0% Latin America).

This city:

7.5%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $938 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $963 (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 ),
Kirk, CO (5.2 miles),
Idalia, CO (5.3 miles),
Goodland, KS (5.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.30 N, Longitude: 102.27 W

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in Burlington, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Burlington, CO in 2017
Burlington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.8%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Burlington, CO
Historical housing units in Burlington, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +826 (+29.0%).
Most common industries in Burlington, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.3%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Burlington, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Burlington, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 5% 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 .

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 274.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from Burlington center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from Burlington center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 212.2 miles away from Burlington center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from Burlington center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 136.1 miles away from Burlington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kit Carson County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burlington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Burlington:

  • KIT CARSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 286 16TH STREET)
  • GRACE CARE CTR (465 5TH ST)
  • GRACE MANOR CARE CENTER (465 FIFTH STREET)

Airports located in Burlington:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • Community College of Aurora (about 139 miles; Aurora, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,730)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 139 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 141 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Jones International University (about 141 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 141 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 141 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado College (about 141 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)

Public high school in Burlington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

See full list of schools located in Burlington

Library in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $188,787; Location: 321 14TH STREET; 23,255 books; 1,961 audio materials; 242 video materials; 40 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Burlington: Kit Carson County Courthouse (A), Burlington Public Library (B), Kit Carson County Ambulance Service (C), Burlington Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burlington include: Burlington Christian Church (A), Burlington United Methodist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Evangelical Free Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), Saint Catherine Catholic Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Burlington: Outback Territory Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Old Town Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 420 South 14th Street), Fire Protection District (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 321 14th Street), Clerk (Recreation Areas; 251 16th Street), Burlington Chamber of Commerce (415 15th Street), Colorado Welcome Center (48265 Interstate 70).

Hotels: Hi-Lo Motel (870 Rose Avenue), Four Seasons Photography (430 14th Street), Chaparral Budget Host (405 South Lincoln Street), Comfort Inn Burlington (282 South Lincoln), Beechley Jim (870 Rose Avenue), Burlington Inn (450 South Lincoln Street).

Courts: Kit Carson - Combined Court Clerk (251 16th Street), Fire Protection District - Municipal Court (415 15th), Burlington - Municipal Court (415 15th Street), Burlington City Government - Municipal Court (415 15th Street).

Birthplace of: Beau McCoy - Politician, Robert P. Kerr - Film director.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Burlington and their reported violations in the past:

BURLINGTON CITY OF (Population served: 4,250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (14 times from APR-24-2014 to JUL-23-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (14 times from APR-24-2014 to JUL-23-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (14 times from APR-24-2014 to JUL-23-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (14 times from APR-24-2014 to JUL-23-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (14 times from APR-24-2014 to JUL-23-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (14 times from APR-24-2014 to JUL-23-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2014)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 127 regular monitoring violations
THE GRAINERY (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.3%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2010:

  • 997 people in state prisons
  • 31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2000:

  • 449 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 42 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Burlington (2011 data):

  • Frontier Bank: Burlington Branch at 107 South 14th Street, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/20: Bank assets: $209.0 mil, Deposits: $179.8 mil, headquarters in Lamar, CO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Whitcorp Financial Company
  • Bank of the West: Burlington Branch at 502 14th Street, branch established on 1963/10/07. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Kit Carson State Bank: Burlington Branch at 2121 Rose Ave, branch established on 2000/09/05. Info updated 2006/07/20: Bank assets: $72.4 mil, Deposits: $64.3 mil, headquarters in Kit Carson, CO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Harker Investments, Lllp
  • Equitable Savings and Loan Association: 14th And Lowell Branch at 1420 Lowell Avenue, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $181.0 mil, Deposits: $141.8 mil, headquarters in Sterling, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • The Bank of Burlington: The Bank Of Burlington at 410 14th Street, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.9 mil, Deposits: $56.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Burlington Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Burlington:

Marital status in Burlington, CO
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Burlington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burlington, CO (based on Kit Carson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,87918
Mainline Protestant1,2296
Catholic1,0313
Other3542
None3,777-
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: 7
Here:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Kit Carson County:

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kit Carson County:

6.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kit Carson County:

9.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Burlington:

46.7%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Burlington:

44.2%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Burlington:

28.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Burlington:

23.0%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.0%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burlington:

31.1%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Burlington:

55.0%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.6%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burlington, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,157$44,2090$0
Other and Unallocable 8$19,739$29,6096$4,330
Electric Power 6$23,435$46,8700$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,419$37,2571$177
Water Supply 4$14,999$44,9970$0
Financial Administration 3$5,182$20,7280$0
Other Government Administration 3$9,364$37,4560$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,063$36,2520$0
Local Libraries 2$5,112$30,6722$1,263
Police - Other 1$3,099$37,1880$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,234$38,8081$1,333
Transit 1$1,577$18,9240$0
Airports 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,400
Correction 0$0 1$834
Totals for Government 46$142,380$37,14313$10,337

Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $737,000 ($231.91)
    Electric Utilities: $311,000 ($97.86)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,104,000 ($976.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $812,000 ($255.51)
    Water Utilities: $805,000 ($253.30)
    Financial Administration: $668,000 ($210.20)
    Air Transportation: $661,000 ($207.99)
    Police Protection: $617,000 ($194.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $443,000 ($139.40)
    Regular Highways: $435,000 ($136.88)
    Central Staff Services: $433,000 ($136.25)
    General Public Buildings: $338,000 ($106.36)
    Sewerage: $218,000 ($68.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $202,000 ($63.56)
    Libraries: $174,000 ($54.75)
    Transit Utilities: $75,000 ($23.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($3.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($23.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $100,000 ($31.47)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($10.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $43,000 ($13.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,759,000 ($553.49)

Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $504,000 ($158.59)
    Air Transportation: $176,000 ($55.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($22.34)
    Other: $64,000 ($20.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($9.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $181,000 ($56.95)
    Transit Utilities: $17,000 ($5.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $62,000 ($19.51)
    Rents: $31,000 ($9.75)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($4.41)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,953,000 ($1243.86)
    Water Utilities: $468,000 ($147.26)
    Transit Utilities: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $322,000 ($101.32)
    Highways: $124,000 ($39.02)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($3.15)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,022,000 ($321.59)
    Property: $310,000 ($97.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $147,000 ($46.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $101,000 ($31.78)
    Motor Vehicle License: $13,000 ($4.09)
    Severance: $5,000 ($1.57)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.63)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.63)

Burlington government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,900,000 ($597.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,900,000 ($597.86)

Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $804,000 ($252.99)
Businesses in Burlington, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Safeway1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS4
H&R Block1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KNAB (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KNAB, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLOE (730 AM; 1 kW; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • K208CH (89.5 FM; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KNAB-FM (104.1 FM; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KNAB, INC.)
  • K201FK (88.1 FM; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKCI (102.5 FM; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • KBSL-TV (Channel 10; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K53AD (Channel 53; BETHUNE,BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KIT CARSON COUNTY)
  • K55AX (Channel 55; BETHUNE,BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KIT CARSON COUNTY)
  • K57AM (Channel 57; BETHUNE,BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KIT CARSON COUNTY)
  • K59AP (Channel 59; BETHUNE,BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KIT CARSON COUNTY)
Burlington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Burlington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.6mTotal length
  • $856,000Total costs
  • 40,531Total average daily traffic
  • 10,443Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,609Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Burlington, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burlington, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Burlington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Burlington, CO)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (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:

7
  • Call Sign: K5FJ, Previous Call Sign: K0WO, Licensee ID: L00215375, Grant Date: 10/23/2018, Expiration Date: 10/29/2028, Certifier: Lavon M Zielinski, Registrant: The Bighorn Museum Of Amateur Radio, Burlington, CO 80807
  • Call Sign: KB0TMU, Grant Date: 08/12/1996, Expiration Date: 07/31/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2007, Registrant: Newton H Craig, 2191 Donelan Ave, Burlington, CO 80807
  • Call Sign: KB0ZNM, Grant Date: 05/19/1997, Expiration Date: 02/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2009, Registrant: George W Gramm, 255 17th St, Burlington, CO 80807
  • Call Sign: N0NBA, Previous Call Sign: KB0GHP, Grant Date: 02/26/1991, Expiration Date: 02/26/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2003, Registrant: Steven G Mc Kinney, 230 Commercial Dr 34, Burlington, CO 80807
  • Call Sign: N0RDF, Licensee ID: L00420083, Grant Date: 11/14/2001, Expiration Date: 02/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2014, Registrant: Rodney W Diekman, 1300 Elm, Burlington, CO 80807
  • Call Sign: W5CP, Previous Call Sign: N5PV, Licensee ID: L00313870, Grant Date: 01/30/2019, Expiration Date: 02/06/2029, Certifier: Donald P Zielinski, Registrant: Eastern Colorado Dx Assn, Burlington, CO 80807
  • Call Sign: WA0WOJ, Grant Date: 05/29/1990, Expiration Date: 05/29/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2002, Registrant: Charles E Mc Pherson Iii, 1640 Frank, Burlington, CO 80807


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Burlington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of fire incidents - 45 took place in 2016, and the least - 13 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Burlington, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (59.6%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (18.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Burlington, CO
    • 20859.6%Outside Fires
    • 6418.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5916.9%Structure Fires
    • 185.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burlington, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Colorado:

  • Burlington Comfort Inn, 282 S Lincoln St, Burlington, Colorado 80807 , Phone: (719) 346-7676, Fax: (719) 346-7780
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2100 Fay St, Burlington, Colorado 80807 , Phone: (719) 346-5627
  • Sunman Hospitality LLC dba Best Western Plus Carousel Inn & Suites, 605 S Lincoln, Burlington, Colorado 80807 , Phone: (719) 346-7777, Fax: (719) 346-0358
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Burlington, 526 S Lincoln St, Burlington, Colorado 80807 , Phone: (800) 747-5434, Fax: (719) 346-7103
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Colorado
Most common first names in Burlington, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3778.1 years
John3577.6 years
Mary2782.9 years
George2082.5 years
Anna1789.1 years
James1673.3 years
Harold1574.4 years
Ralph1475.4 years
Arthur1482.3 years
Charles1378.4 years
Most common last names in Burlington, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1982.4 years
Smith1681.8 years
Johnson1468.5 years
Schaal1380.2 years
Adolf1284.7 years
Anderson1075.0 years
Miller1070.4 years
Schlichenmay872.4 years
Boden879.5 years
Clark883.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burlington, CO
  • 79.7%Utility gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burlington, CO
  • 77.9%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Burlington compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Burlington on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
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