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Population in 2010: 1,140. Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 

Males: 593  (52.0%)
Females: 547  (48.0%)

Median resident age:  44.4 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13315.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,949 (it was $36,823 in 2000)
Burlington:

$49,949
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,964

Burlington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,935 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Burlington:

$119,935
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $154,787; Detached houses: $177,338; Townhouses or other attached units: $252,131; In 2-unit structures: $174,199; Mobile homes: $75,609

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Burlington races chart
  • White alone - 1,102 (96.7%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burlington: 160.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.6%), English (16.4%), German (14.3%), United States (9.8%), Dutch (7.5%), Welsh (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1542 feet

Land area: 45.0 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

15 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Burlington town:  1.8% ($1,244)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Burlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (25.9 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (128.7 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (153.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Exeter, NY (2.2 miles ), Edmeston, NY (2.3 miles ), New Lisbon, NY (2.6 miles ), Plainfield, NY (2.6 miles ), Hartwick, NY (3.0 miles ), Otsego, NY (3.0 miles ), Pittsfield, NY (3.2 miles ), Richfield, NY (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.73 N, Longitude: 75.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (30%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)

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Average climate in Burlington, New York

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Tornado activity:

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Burlington town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.5 miles away from Burlington center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from Burlington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otsego County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burlington topographic map

Birthplace of: Cedric Jackson - College basketball player (St. John's Red Storm).


Hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:

  • OTSEGO MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COOPERSTOWN, NY)
  • MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; COOPERSTOWN, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Burlington, NY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • SUNY College at Oneonta (about 19 miles; Oneonta, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,660)
  • Colgate University (about 22 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 23 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,527)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 25 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)
  • Utica College (about 27 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,258)
  • Morrisville State College (about 28 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 33 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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Notable locations in Burlington: Beverly Inn Corners (A), Salo's Tree Farm (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burlington include: United Methodist Church (A), Burlington Flats Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Burlington (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Burlington Cemetery (1), Peck Cemetery (2), Burlington Flats Cemetery (3), Old United Presbyterian Church Cemetery (4), Quaker Cemetery (5), Butternut Valley Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Zimmerman Pond (A), Cranberry Bog (B), Gardner Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fly Brook (A), Dundee Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Otsego County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is about average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.375
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.59. This is better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.59
U.S.:

3.46
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.32. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.98. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.8%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Burlington, NY


4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Burlington compared to New York state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burlington town (based on Otsego County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.92%
Here34.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents42.6%24.4%6.9%6.8%6.0%
Congregations3.5%34.9%14.0%11.6%8.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaConservative Baptist Association of AmericaJewishSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents4.0%2.4%1.4%0.9%4.7%
Congregations4.7%5.8%1.2%1.2%15.1%
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: 18
Otsego County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Otsego County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Otsego County:

7.7%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Otsego County:

24.6%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
New York:

15.6%

5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New York average:

5.41%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Otsego County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, NY  0.93% ($29,338 average AGI)
from Chenango County, NY  0.43% ($24,646)
from Herkimer County, NY  0.21% ($21,375)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
New York average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Delaware County, NY  0.73% ($28,455 average AGI)
to Chenango County, NY  0.55% ($24,360)
to Herkimer County, NY  0.28% ($20,469)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDOS (730 AM; 1 kW; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKXZ (93.9 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WBKT (95.3 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WSQC-FM (91.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)
  • WSRK (103.9 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: ULTIMATE B/CASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WRBY (102.5 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WSKU (105.5 FM; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLL (94.9 FM; FRANKFORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMCR-FM (106.3 FM; ONEIDA, NY; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WFRG-FM (104.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WZOZ (103.1 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • W29BJ (Channel 29; BURLINGTON, NY; Owner: KEVIN O'KANE)
  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W59AU (Channel 59; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CING.COUNCIL,CENTRAL N. Y.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $6,732,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 454
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 9,063

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.713889 Lon: -75.145556, Call Sign: WPUE518
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.887 MHz, 458.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2011, Expiration Date: 02/15/2022, Certifier: Roy Althiser
    Registrant: Otsego County 911 Communications, 172 County Highway 33w, Cooperstown, NY 13326, Phone: (607) 547-7530, Fax: (607) 547-7529, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Edmeston, 221 Clock Rd (Lat: 42.715278 Lon: -75.143167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQHL854
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2007, Expiration Date: 09/05/2017, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BURLINGTON, 2 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 42.713944 Lon: -75.145417), Overall height: 63.4 m, Call Sign: WGW490
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 3950.00 MHz, 3970.00 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/31/2008, Certifier: Karen Zacharia
    Registrant: Mci Communications Services, Inc., 2400 N. Glenville Drive, Dept/Loc 71216/107, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:


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