Burlington, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 2,630 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 1,262  (48.0%)
Females: 1,368  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66839.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,435 (it was $36,174 in 2000)
Burlington:

$47,435
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,960 (it was $18,443 in 2000)

Burlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,668 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Burlington:

$99,668
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $99,343; Detached houses: $105,049; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,367; Mobile homes: $56,651

Median gross rent in 2012: $504.

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  • White alone - 2,460 (91.3%)
  • Hispanic - 117 (4.3%)
  • Black alone - 54 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burlington: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), Irish (12.0%), English (11.1%), United States (7.6%), French (3.0%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1037 feet

Land area: 2.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,277 people per square mile   (low).

Burlington,KS real estate house value index trend

Burlington, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington city:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

49 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Burlington, Kansas as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Burlington to the number of sex offenders is 265 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,225 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,244 (1.4%)

Burlington satellite photo by USGS

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) .

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.19 N, Longitude: 95.75 W

Area code: 620

Burlington household income distribution Burlington home values distribution

Crime rates in Burlington by Year
Type 2002 2003 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 210000
per 100,000 71.035.70.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 336217
per 100,000 106.5107.0225.074.537.2262.4
Burglaries 4164123
per 100,000 141.935.7225.0149.0445.9112.4
Thefts 435625121426
per 100,000 1525.91997.9937.4446.9520.3974.5
Auto thefts 121032
per 100,000 35.571.437.50.0111.575.0
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.6) 158.1143.7105.445.071.2109.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Burlington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (30%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Burlington, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Burlington 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 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:

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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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.0%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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)

Burlington, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Burlington compared to Kansas state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burlington city (based on Coffey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.72%
Here: 60.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents31.7%15.7%12.4%8.7%7.6%
Congregations23.1%15.4%7.7%7.7%3.8%
NameLutheran Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents7.6%5.6%4.7%3.0%3.0%
Congregations7.7%3.8%7.7%11.5%11.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Coffey County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Coffey County:

29.2%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.2%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,924$59,0880$0
Other Government Administration 5$13,984$33,5628$1,334
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$400
Streets and Highways 6$21,208$42,4160$0
Sewerage 1$3,374$40,4880$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,316$33,2640$0
Water Supply 6$18,097$36,1940$0
Electric Power 9$32,440$43,2530$0
Totals for Government 31$102,343$39,6179$1,734

Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $323,000 ($122.81)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($4.18)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($3.80)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,263,000 ($860.46)
    Regular Highways: $535,000 ($203.42)
    Water Utilities: $463,000 ($176.05)
    Police Protection: $410,000 ($155.89)
    Sewerage: $151,000 ($57.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($56.65)
    Central Staff Services: $68,000 ($25.86)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($5.32)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $7,000 ($2.66)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.76)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($3.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($25.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $119,000 ($45.25)
    Sewerage: $112,000 ($42.59)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($12.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.90)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $786,000 ($298.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $190,000 ($72.24)

Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $166,000 ($63.12)
    All Other: $27,000 ($10.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($3.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($2.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $210,000 ($79.85)
    All Other: $210,000 ($79.85)
    General Local Government Support: $110,000 ($41.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $137,000 ($52.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $60,000 ($22.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($17.87)
    Special Assessments: $44,000 ($16.73)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,721,000 ($1034.60)
    Water Utilities: $844,000 ($320.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $80,000 ($30.42)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.90)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.76)
  • Tax - Property: $577,000 ($219.39)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $322,000 ($122.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($9.89)
    Other License: $7,000 ($2.66)

Burlington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,960,000 ($3406.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,474,000 ($3222.05)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,100,000 ($418.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $614,000 ($233.46)

Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,082,000 ($791.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,000 ($7.60)

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lyon County, KS  0.83% ($30,571 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.39% ($38,923)
from Douglas County, KS  0.30% ($34,600)


6.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lyon County, KS  1.03% ($28,800 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.56% ($23,263)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($38,625)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Burlington, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 159
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 265
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Burlington fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 2005 04:29 AM, Us-75, 7th Lane, 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
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $891,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,025
Total average daily truck traffic: 781
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 9,663

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 5
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:

28 (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, KS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 3 Mi N 3 Mi E Of (Lat: 38.245278 Lon: -95.685250), Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WNEJ482
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/03/2008, Expiration Date: 08/31/2018, Certifier: Mike Rump Esq
    Registrant: Kansas City Power & Light Co., 4400 E. Front Street, Kansas City, MO 64120, Phone: (816) 245-3611, Fax: (816) 234-3603, Email:
  • STATION, 3 Mi N & 3 Mi E Of (Lat: 38.245278 Lon: -95.685250), Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WCF339
    Assigned Frequencies: 1895.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/1997, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/15/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (913) 575-6424

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Wolf Creek, Sw Corner Of 23rd And Junebury Road (Lat: 38.360556 Lon: -95.785528), Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: KNKK483
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2004, Certifier: Kenneth Goldstein
    Registrant: Alston & Bird LLP, 601 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, North Building, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 756-3376, Fax: (202) 756-3333, Email:
  • .4 Miles East Usr 69 & 1.6 Miles North Of (Lat: 38.227222 Lon: -95.728583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: KNKM407, Licensee ID: L00003714
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Elizabeth A Phillips
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Communications, Inc., 1801 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, Phone: (816) 221-2720, Fax: (816) 556-9129, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Coffey County Airport (Lat: 38.299722 Lon: -95.721389), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3316
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.24500 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2006, Expiration Date: 02/28/2016
    Registrant: Coffey County Airport, 1899 Hwy 75, Burlington, KS 66839, Phone: (620) 364-5346, Fax: (620) 364-5661, Email:
  • Coffey County Airport (Lat: 38.300306 Lon: -95.723889), Call Sign: WWW4
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/1994, Expiration Date: 10/19/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: County Of Coffey, 6th And Neosho, Burlington, KS 66839
  • 1899 Highway 75 (Lat: 38.302778 Lon: -95.728056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WQBR570, Licensee ID: L00802599
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 11/30/2014
    Registrant: Coffey County Airport

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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
    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
    Registrant (Government): Coffey County Airport, 1899 Hwy 75, Burlington, KS 66839
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 5092J , Serial Number: 502B-0438, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Floyd Mcelwain, 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
    Registrant (Corporation): 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
    Registrant (Government): Coffey County Airport, 1899 Hwy 75, Burlington, KS 66839
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 20-C1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-240 SER (128 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 976CT , Serial Number: C0076, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1999
    Registrant (Government): Coffey County Airport Authority, 1899 Highway 75, Burlington, KS 66839

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 95
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Burlington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burlington, KS
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