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Population in 2012: 154 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 

Males: 59  (38.8%)
Females: 95  (61.2%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73722

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,308 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Burlington:

$35,308
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,854

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,474 (it was $29,800 in 2000)
Burlington:

$64,474
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,100; Detached houses: $66,100

Median gross rent in 2012: $550.

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  • White alone - 131 (86.2%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (7.9%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (4.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burlington: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (46.6%), Irish (15.4%), United States (6.5%), English (5.6%), French (4.9%), Russian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1218 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 561 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington town:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Burlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (81.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (298.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North Alfalfa, OK (2.6 miles) , Byron, OK (2.7 miles) , Amorita, OK (2.7 miles) , Capron, OK (2.9 miles) , Kiowa, KS (3.0 miles ), Cherokee, OK (3.3 miles ), Hazelton, KS (3.6 miles) , Hardtner, KS (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 36.90 N, Longitude: 98.42 W

Area code: 580

Burlington household income distribution Burlington home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-7.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (40%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Information (36%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (23%)
  • Top executives (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (17%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)


Average climate in Burlington, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Burlington town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Burlington center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Burlington center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alfalfa County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:

  • KIOWA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF KIOWA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • KIOWA HOSPITAL DISTRICT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KIOWA, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Burlington, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 65 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,664)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 78 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Wichita State University (about 84 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 86 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 93 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)
  • Langston University (about 93 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 96 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)

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Public elementary/middle school in Burlington:

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Notable location: Burlington Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Alfalfa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  PM2.5 NO2 PM10

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

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

BURLINGTON (Population served: 156, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.0%
(39.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Burlington compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Burlington (2011 data):

  • Alva State Bank & Trust Company: Burlington Branch at 5th And Locust, branch established on 1995/05/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.3 mil, Deposits: $166.2 mil, headquarters in Alva, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Grace Investment Company, Inc. Esop, The

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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 (82%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.99%
Here74.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of Christ
Adherents35.6%19.6%17.7%5.0%5.0%
Congregations17.1%5.7%17.1%5.7%11.4%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.9%3.3%2.9%1.5%5.5%
Congregations5.7%8.6%8.6%2.9%17.1%
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: 2
Alfalfa County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Alfalfa County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alfalfa County:

29.6%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$867
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$693
Electric Power 2$3,454$20,7240$0
Totals for Government 2$3,454$20,7242$1,560

Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $10,000 ($64.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $133,000 ($863.64)
    Gas Utilities: $85,000 ($551.95)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($279.22)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($58.44)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($32.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $45,000 ($292.21)

Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($64.94)
    All Other: $7,000 ($45.45)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($12.99)
    Highways: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($77.92)
    Property Sale Other: $10,000 ($64.94)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($45.45)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $150,000 ($974.03)
    Gas Utilities: $69,000 ($448.05)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($168.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($64.94)
    Highways: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,000 ($45.45)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($6.49)

Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $207,000 ($1344.16)

5.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Garfield County, OK  1.01% ($30,412 average AGI)
from Woods County, OK  0.83% ($21,143)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

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 Garfield County, OK  1.35% ($26,087 average AGI)
to Woods County, OK  0.76% ($32,846)
to Major County, OK  0.71% ($38,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KALV (1430 AM; 1 kW; ALVA, OK; Owner: MM&K OF ALVA, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KREJ (101.7 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KSNS (91.5 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • K60ER (Channel 60; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K62EH (Channel 62; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K64EA (Channel 64; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K56FK (Channel 56; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58EM (Channel 58; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Stephen Flessner, W Side Of Town (Lat: 36.903889 Lon: -98.422222), Type: 42.6, Overall height: 39.6 m
    Registrant: 2027197000, Wjohnsen@wileyrein.Com, 1776 K STREET, NW
  • Lynne Buskirk, Burlington Site (Lat: 36.912861 Lon: -98.413250), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Lynne Buskirk, Burlington Site (Lat: 36.912861 Lon: -98.413250), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Edward G Roach, Burlington Site (Lat: 36.912861 Lon: -98.413250), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 4053591681, Lynne@cimarronland.Com
  • W Side Of Town (Lat: 36.903889 Lon: -98.422222), Type: 42.6, Overall height: 39.6 m
    Registrant: 9158961037, Kenb@wcc.Net

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23357 , Serial Number: 15068898, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/01/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Scott C Armbruster, Po Box 105, Burlington, OK 73722, Other Owners: Aaron L Jenlink


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