Burlington, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 15,926.
Population change since 2000: +47.8%
Males: 7,832  (49.2%)
Females: 8,094  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41042.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,033 (it was $56,815 in 2000)
Burlington:

$79,033
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,704 (it was $22,806 in 2000)

Burlington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $172,006 (it was $124,700 in 2000)
Burlington:

$172,006
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $224,747; detached houses: $239,785; townhouses or other attached units: $152,491; in 2-unit structures: $123,246; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,159; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,815; mobile homes: $34,323

Median gross rent in 2017: $901.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burlington: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.3% for Black residents, 8.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Burlington, KY (2010)
    • 14,51791.2%White alone
    • 4853.0%Hispanic
    • 4262.7%Black alone
    • 2411.5%Two or more races
    • 1791.1%Asian alone
    • 390.2%American Indian alone
    • 200.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 190.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Burlington, Kentucky as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burlington is 484 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (25.5%), American (15.8%), English (10.2%), Irish (9.6%), Somali (4.6%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 846 feet

Land area: 8.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,885 people per square mile   (low).

Burlington, Kentucky map

654 residents are foreign born (1.5% Africa, 1.0% Latin America).

This place:

3.8%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,675 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,791 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (13.9 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oakbrook, KY (1.6 miles ),
Hebron, KY (2.0 miles ),
Florence, KY (2.1 miles ),
Francisville, KY (2.4 miles ),
Union, KY (2.4 miles ),
Elsmere, KY (2.5 miles ),
Belleview, KY (2.5 miles ),
Erlanger, KY (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 84.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,998 (-29.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 821 (9.6%)

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

3.5%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Burlington, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Air transportation (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Air transportation (10.8%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Air transportation (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Burlington, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Burlington, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Burlington, Kentucky average temperatures Burlington, Kentucky average precipitation Burlington, Kentucky humidity Burlington, Kentucky wind speed Burlington, Kentucky snowfall Burlington, Kentucky sunshine Burlington, Kentucky clear and cloudy days

Burlington, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.9. This is about average.

City:

86.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.33
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.431. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.431
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Burlington place center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 175.5 miles away from Burlington center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from Burlington center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Burlington center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from Burlington center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 106.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burlington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Burlington:

  • GATEWAY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • BRIDGE POINT CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • WOODSPOINT ICF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • TURFWAY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • TURFWAY PD TRAINING (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • ST ELIZABETH FLORENCE Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, KY)

Heliports located in Burlington:

Amtrak station near Burlington:

  • 12 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 7 miles; Cincinnati, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 7 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 14 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 14 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 14 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Xavier University (about 16 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 23 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

Private elementary/middle school in Burlington:

  • IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY (Students: 732, Location: 5876 VETERANS WAY, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Burlington

Library in Burlington:

  • BOONE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $12,212,578; Location: 1786 BURLINGTON PIKE; 346,581 books; 319 e-books; 23,135 audio materials; 30,059 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 690 print serial subscriptions; 19 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Burlington: Florence Crossroads (A), Meadowood Golf Course (B), Boone County Fairgrounds (C), Boone County Administration Building (D), Boone County Court House (E), Burlington Fire Protection District (F), Boone County Justice Center (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Shoppes At Burlington Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Burlington include: First Baptist Church (A), Burlington Church of Christ (B), Burlington Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Burlington Cemetery (1), Chambers Cemetery (2), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Burlington: Boone Woods County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Dinsmore Homestead (Museums; 5656 Burlington Pike), Find-Svp Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2206 Forest Lawn Drive), The Golf Ranch (Arcades & Amusements; 5390 Limaburg Rd).

Hotels: Cincinnati Airport Marriott (2395 Progress Drive), Hampton Inn (755 Petrsbrg Road), Radisson Inn Cinti-N KY International Airport (Cinti N Ky Intrnatl), Days Inn (11177 Frontage Road), First Farm Inn (2510 Stevens Road), Swartzel ROBT L Jr (5825 North Jefferson Street), Burlington's Willis Graves Bed & Breakfast Inn (5825 North Jefferson Street).

Courts: Ky State - Court Of Justice- District Court- Boone County (2950 Washington Street), Ky State - Boone County Judicial System- Commonwealth Attorney- Willie Mathi (2252 Burlington Pike), KY State - Court of Justice- Pretrial Release Service- Boone County (2950 Washington Street), KY State - Health Services Cabinet- Pendleton County- Court House (2950 Washington Street).

Birthplace of: Arthur B. Rouse - Politician, Phil Clark (American football) - Football player, Scott Kuhn - Football player.

Boone 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:

BOONE CO WATER & SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 70,472, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)
TRAPP WATER COMPANY (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-24-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
RIVER RIDGE PARK INC (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ARLINGHAUS PROPERTY (Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In FEB-01-2004, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2005)
  • 38 regular monitoring violations
BOONE-FLORENCE WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2013)
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2010:

  • 379 people in federal detention centers
  • 53 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2000:

  • 166 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 65 people in halfway houses
  • 20 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Banks with branches in Burlington (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Boone Woods Branch at 2252 Burlington Pike, branch established on 1987/10/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Boone - Main at 6100 1st Financial Dr, branch established on 2001/04/30. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Bank of Kentucky, Inc.: Belleview Branch at 6710 Mcville Road, branch established on 1992/10/05. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,743.6 mil, Deposits: $1,499.3 mil, headquarters in Crestview Hills, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corporation, The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Burlington Branch at 1750 Wildcat Blvd, branch established on 1983/01/03. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Burlington Bankmart Branch at 1751 Partick Drive, branch established on 1999/01/11. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Burlington Branch at Limaburg Road And Jones Circle, branch established on 1991/05/01. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • Heritage Bank, Inc.: Burlington Branch at 1818 Florence Pike, branch established on 1996/09/09. Info updated 2010/09/03: Bank assets: $397.1 mil, Deposits: $338.6 mil, headquarters in Erlanger, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Commonwealth Holdings, L.L.c.

For population 15 years and over in Burlington:

Marital status in Burlington, KY
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Kentucky average:

11.9

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, KY (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,35552
Catholic19,5006
Mainline Protestant4,67413
Other7834
Orthodox31
None59,496-
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: 13
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Boone County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Here:

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Boone County:

8.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Boone County:

15.2%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Burlington:

48.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Burlington:

21.5%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burlington:

34.5%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

58.5%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Burlington:

81.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burlington, KY Residents

8.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kenton County, KY  3.21% ($46,598 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.81% ($46,766)
from Campbell County, KY  0.61% ($45,627)


9.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

0.55% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,665 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.55%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kenton County, KY  3.22% ($42,306 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.65% ($46,884)
to Campbell County, KY  0.59% ($44,289)
Businesses in Burlington, KY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Starbucks1
Burger King1Subway1
Chipotle1U-Haul1
Cricket Wireless1Walgreens1
Domino's Pizza1Wendy's1
GNC1White Castle1
H&R Block1YMCA2
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WJYC (90.1 FM; DELHI HILLS, OH; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Burlington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.9mTotal length
  • 92,518Total average daily traffic
  • 6,967Total average daily truck traffic
  • 70,956Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Burlington, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burlington, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Burlington)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • T-MOBILE TWR, 3000 Conrad Ext (Ci14-718) (Lat: 39.034722 Lon: -84.728528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQGP330,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2017, Expiration Date: 03/14/2027, Certifier: James N Staverman, Registrant: Boone County Public Safety Communications Center, 8100 Ewing Blvd., Ste. 100, Florence, KY 41042, Phone: (859) 372-2300, Fax: (859) 372-2314, Email:
  • BURLINGTON KY, 1982 Old Florence Pike (Lat: 39.022500 Lon: -84.700000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQIH956,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2008, Expiration Date: 02/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • JOHN WALTON, Burlington Rd At Woolper Rd (Lat: 39.004944 Lon: -84.789306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQMH353, Licensee ID: L00009893,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2010, Expiration Date: 08/06/2020, Certifier: James N Staverman, Registrant: Boone County Public Safety Communications Center, 8100 Ewing Blvd, Suite 100, Florence, KY 41042-7511, Phone: (859) 372-2306, Fax: (859) 371-2311, Email:
  • OH-CIN1245A, 1982 Old Florence Pike (Lat: 39.022500 Lon: -84.700000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQNB285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • LAWRENCEBURG, 2106 Stevens Rd Rt 1 (Lat: 39.095139 Lon: -84.818750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89 m, Call Sign: WQOZ436,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2012, Expiration Date: 03/12/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • CONRAD, 3000 Conrad Ext (Ci14-718) (Lat: 39.034722 Lon: -84.728528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WRDB969, Licensee ID: L01160435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2019, Expiration Date: 03/25/2029, Certifier: Dale Edmondson, Registrant: Campbell County Consolidated Dispatch Center, 998 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071, Phone: (859) 581-3622, Fax: (859) 581-5964, Email:
  • BURLINGTON, Washington Square & Jefferson (Lat: 39.028389 Lon: -84.723556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WGY525,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10583.1 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 08/29/2021, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Burlington)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED89$140,77266$132,527476$147,5398$37,90027$182,6750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$144,5936$102,63729$128,4801$10,9100$01$66,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$140,5466$140,053141$153,39611$69,4502$150,8602$76,805
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$140,0487$148,15485$152,6421$70,9501$233,7800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$136,82016$161,9630$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.05 , 0705.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$168,66419$167,216
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$137,4655$139,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$206,2603$194,180
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$260,5101$123,390
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.05 , 0705.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burlington, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burlington, KY - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 51. The highest number of fire incidents - 100 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Burlington, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.3%), and Structure Fires (41.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Burlington, KY
    • 33143.3%Outside Fires
    • 31841.6%Structure Fires
    • 9011.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 263.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burlington, KY
Most common first names in Burlington, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6476.1 years
William5275.2 years
James3670.3 years
Robert3577.0 years
John3377.2 years
Charles3172.2 years
George2271.9 years
Thomas1770.5 years
Dorothy1776.3 years
Betty1673.3 years
Most common last names in Burlington, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2180.1 years
Clore1479.8 years
Stephens1479.4 years
Brown1371.2 years
Jones1375.2 years
Miller1284.4 years
Rogers1275.1 years
Ryle1179.2 years
Walton1171.3 years
Williams1173.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burlington, KY
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burlington, KY
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 23.3%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Burlington compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Burlington on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 79 pilots and 142 other airmen in this city.
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