Burlington, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 2,553 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 1,194  (46.8%)
Females: 1,359  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66839.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,241 (it was $36,174 in 2000)
Burlington:

$50,241
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,113 (it was $18,443 in 2000)

Burlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,857 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Burlington:

$112,857
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,240; detached houses: $146,486; townhouses or other attached units: $80,457; mobile homes: $71,256

Median gross rent in 2017: $612.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burlington: 74.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents, 43.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Burlington, KS (2017)
    • 2,37390.4%White alone
    • 632.4%Hispanic
    • 572.2%Asian alone
    • 552.1%Two or more races
    • 381.4%Black alone
    • 130.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Burlington, Kansas as of January 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burlington is 131 to 1.


Crime rates in Burlington by year

Type

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(118.2)
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)
2
(78.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(225.0)
2
(74.5)
1
(37.2)
7
(262.4)
3
(113.4)
3
(114.5)
2
(76.2)
4
(153.6)
5
(192.3)
4
(157.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(225.0)
4
(149.0)
12
(445.9)
3
(112.4)
2
(75.6)
7
(267.2)
14
(533.1)
11
(422.4)
6
(230.8)
N/A
Thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(937.4)
12
(446.9)
14
(520.3)
26
(974.5)
26
(983.0)
40
(1,527)
42
(1,599)
25
(960.1)
26
(1,000)
53
(2,089)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.5)
2
(75.0)
3
(113.4)
1
(38.2)
1
(38.1)
2
(76.8)
6
(230.8)
3
(118.2)
Arson
(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)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)101.243.268.4105.3106.6105.7150.0104.8190.0259.4

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City-data.com crime index in Burlington, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), European (18.5%), American (14.0%), Irish (6.8%), English (5.3%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1037 feet

Land area: 2.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,240 people per square mile   (low).

Burlington, Kansas map

61 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

2.3%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,228 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,438 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (58.5 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (88.6 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (377.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

New Strawn, KS (2.2 miles ),
Le Roy, KS (3.1 miles ),
Gridley, KS (3.2 miles ),
Hartford, KS (3.7 miles ),
Westphalia, KS (3.7 miles),
Waverly, KS (4.0 miles ),
Lebo, KS (4.1 miles ),
Neosho Falls, KS (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 38.19 N, Longitude: 95.75 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Burlington, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Burlington, KS in 2017
Burlington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $377,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $125,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Burlington, KS residents
Average permit cost in Burlington, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in Burlington, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Utilities (14.7%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (20.7%)
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Social assistance (9.4%)
  • Utilities (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Burlington, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Child care workers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)

Average climate in Burlington, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Burlington, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Burlington city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 286.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 344.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.7 miles away from Burlington center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 347.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Coffey County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burlington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Burlington:

  • COFFEY COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 801 NORTH 4TH STREET)
  • BURLINGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (601 CROSS ST)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF BURLINGTON (601 CROSS ST)

Airports located in Burlington:

Nuclear power plants:


Wolf Creek . General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corp.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1160 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 05/1985. Commercial start: 09/1985..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • Allen County Community College (about 26 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Emporia State University (about 28 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Baker University (about 51 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Washburn University (about 59 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • University of Kansas (about 60 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Butler Community College (about 68 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 71 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)

Public high school in Burlington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

See full list of schools located in Burlington

Library in Burlington:

  • COFFEY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,158,057; Location: 410 JUNIATTA STREET; 104,027 books; 290 e-books; 6,017 audio materials; 17,425 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 272 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Burlington: Rock Creek Country Club (A), Burlington Water Treatment Facility (B), Burlington Municipal Power Plant (C), Coffey County Sheriff's Office Jail (D), Burlington City Hall (E), Burlington Police Department (F), Coffey County Sheriff's Office (G), Coffey County Courthouse (H), Coffey County Emergency Medical Services (I), Coffey County Health Department (J), Coffey County Historical Museum (K), Coffey County Library Burlington Branch (L), Coffey County Fire District 1 Station 3 (M), Burlington Senior Center (N), Burlington Recreation Center (O), Coffey County Chamber of Commerce (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burlington include: First Assembly of God Church (A), Burlington Church of Christ (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Burlington Church of the Nazarene (D), First Baptist Church (E), Lighthouse Fellowship Church (F), Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church (G), Burlington United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Kirchner L Dean DC (919 North 4th Street), Country Haven Inn (207 Crossing Street), Rocking R Motel (919 North 4th Street).

Court: Coffey County - Clerk-District Court (Courthouse).

Coffey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BURLINGTON, CITY OF (Population served: 2,652, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-05-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2006)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2006)
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2010:

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2000:

  • 69 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Burlington (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Kansas: First National Bank Of Kansas at 600 North Fourth Street, branch established on 1902/01/14. Info updated 2010/07/23: Bank assets: $69.0 mil, Deposits: $55.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Meader Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • The Citizens State Bank: Burlington Branch at 428 Neosho, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/02: Bank assets: $121.0 mil, Deposits: $109.1 mil, headquarters in Gridley, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Flint Hills Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Farmers State Bank of Aliceville, Kansas: Burlington Branch at 510 Neosho Street, branch established on 1998/07/15. Info updated 2009/07/22: Bank assets: $117.8 mil, Deposits: $106.9 mil, headquarters in Westphalia, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Central National Bank: 201 South Fourth Street Branch at 201 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1884/04/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $889.7 mil, Deposits: $775.7 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Central Of Kansas, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Burlington:

Marital status in Burlington, KS
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Kansas average:

11.1

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, KS (based on Coffey County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,8508
Evangelical Protestant1,75217
Catholic6202
Other1191
None4,260-
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: 3
This county:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Coffey County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Coffey County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Coffey County:

29.2%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Coffey County:

24.2%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.8%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Burlington:

29.0
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Burlington:

20.2%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burlington, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 8$32,492$48,7380$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$28,511$48,8761$1,683
Streets and Highways 6$24,607$49,2140$0
Water Supply 5$18,029$43,2700$0
Other Government Administration 5$15,659$37,5820$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,484$37,9360$0
Sewerage 2$6,612$39,6720$0
Police - Other 2$4,940$29,6400$0
Financial Administration 1$5,693$68,3160$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 39$146,027$44,9311$1,683

Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $513,000 ($200.94)
    Electric Utilities: $120,000 ($47.00)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($33.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($14.49)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($6.66)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($6.27)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,191,000 ($1249.90)
    General - Other: $610,000 ($238.93)
    Police Protection: $394,000 ($154.33)
    Regular Highways: $292,000 ($114.38)
    Water Utilities: $289,000 ($113.20)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($47.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($36.82)
    Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($21.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($6.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000 ($99.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($16.06)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($10.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,735,000 ($679.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($23.89)

Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $431,000 ($168.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($57.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $210,000 ($82.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $35,000 ($13.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($12.14)
    Special Assessments: $22,000 ($8.62)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($3.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.57)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,114,000 ($1611.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,005,000 ($393.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $69,000 ($27.03)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($2.35)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,155,000 ($452.41)
    Property: $704,000 ($275.75)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.39)

Burlington government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,684,000 ($4968.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,181,000 ($4771.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $503,000 ($197.02)

Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,817,000 ($2670.19)

5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lyon County, KS  1.05% ($33,833 average AGI)
Businesses in Burlington, KS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
Jones New York1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U.S. Cellular1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • K280EK (103.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
Burlington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Burlington fatal accident list:

May 12, 2015 07:50 AM, Us-75, 10th Rd, Lat: 38.170144, Lon: -95.738881, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 2005 04:29 AM, Us-75, 7th Lane, Lat: 38.133260, Lon: -95.738510, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1989 04:31 PM, U75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 26, 1980 02:35 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 308ft / 94.3mTotal length
  • $2,336,000Total costs
  • 24,860Total average daily traffic
  • 3,543Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,833Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Burlington, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burlington, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (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:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burlington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1834T , Serial Number: 28-7105111, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 06/06/2000
    Registrant (Government): Coffey County Airport, 1899 Hwy 75, Burlington, KS 66839
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4529A , Serial Number: 22-3838, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/2007
    Registrant (Government): Coffey County Airport, 1899 Hwy 75, Burlington, KS 66839
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5519U , Serial Number: E-2519, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 09/03/2003
    Registrant (LLC): Burlington Veterinary Systems LLC, 4004 S Highway 75, Burlington, KS 66839
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55719 , Serial Number: 287325467, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 06/08/2001
    Registrant (Government): Coffey County Airport, 1899 Hwy 75, Burlington, KS 66839

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of reported fires - 95 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Burlington, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (74.2%), and Structure Fires (13.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Burlington, KS
    • 46474.2%Outside Fires
    • 8313.3%Structure Fires
    • 7011.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 81.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burlington, KS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burlington, KS
  • 85.4%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burlington, KS
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 37.9%Electricity
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Burlington compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Burlington on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.