Burlington, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 153 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.9%
 
Males: 69  (45.5%)
Females: 84  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  23.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18814, 18848.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,340 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Burlington:

$57,340
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,342 (it was $15,951 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $162,265 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Burlington:

$162,265
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $119,447; Detached houses: $127,498; Mobile homes: $34,876

Median gross rent in 2016: $794.

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    • 15196.8%White alone
    • 31.9%Two or more races
    • 21.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Burlington: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.1%), American (19.2%), Italian (7.7%), English (3.8%), Polish (3.8%), Welsh (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/14/1854

Elevation: 894 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 255 people per square mile   (very low).

Burlington, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington borough:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 5.3%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Burlington, Pennsylvania as of December 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Burlington to the number of sex offenders is 200 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $960 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,229 (0.7%)

Burlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (37.9 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (108.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (145.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Towanda borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Monroe borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Troy borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Greens Landing, PA (3.3 miles ), Alba, PA (3.5 miles) , Sylvania, PA (3.6 miles) , Athens borough, PA (3.6 miles ), Sayre borough, PA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.78 N, Longitude: 76.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Burlington household income distribution Burlington home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Legal occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Average climate in Burlington, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Burlington borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 17.5 miles away from the borough center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 189.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.8 miles away from Burlington center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 237.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 235.4 miles away from Burlington center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bradford County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burlington topographic map

Birthplace of: Thomas J. McKean - Engineer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Burlington:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC TOWANDA Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; TOWANDA, PA)
  • TROY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; TROY, PA)
  • MARTHA LLOYD ICF MR (Hospital, about 10 miles away; TROY, PA)
  • ASHTON HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ATHENS, PA)
  • HERITAGE NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ATHENS, PA)
  • SAYRE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SAYRE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Mansfield, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Corning Community College (about 34 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 40 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 44 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 44 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Ithaca College (about 45 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Misericordia University (about 45 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)

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

Bradford 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.36
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.6%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  68.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  12.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burlington borough (based on Bradford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,81776
Catholic6,6007
Evangelical Protestant5,21942
Other4064
None39,580-
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: 16
Bradford County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bradford County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Bradford County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bradford County:

26.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.8%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Burlington:

20.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burlington:

34.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Burlington:

60.9%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burlington, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$150$1,8000$0
Totals for Government 1$150$1,8000$0

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $38,000 ($248.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($13.07)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($13.07)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($6.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,000 ($6.54)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($254.90)
    Highways: $2,000 ($13.07)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($13.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,000 ($222.22)

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

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 Tioga County, NY  0.35% ($27,698 average AGI)
from Chemung County, NY  0.32% ($34,443)
from Tioga County, PA  0.19% ($34,717)


4.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

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 Tioga County, NY  0.53% ($26,750 average AGI)
to Chemung County, NY  0.40% ($29,704)
to Tioga County, PA  0.23% ($34,232)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTC (1550 AM; 1 kW; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTZN (1310 AM; 1 kW; TROY, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WHGL-FM (100.3 FM; CANTON, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCIH (90.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WREQ (96.9 FM; RIDGEBURY, PA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTTC-FM (95.3 FM; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCII (88.5 FM; SPENCER, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDKC (101.5 FM; COVINGTON, PA; Owner: MID-ATLANTIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WNBQ (92.3 FM; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W201CO (88.1 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52CE (Channel 52; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • W25AQ (Channel 25; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W21BW (Channel 21; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • W63AB (Channel 63; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W54AV (Channel 54; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W69CE (Channel 69; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Burlington fatal accident list:

Apr 27, 1985 03:30 AM, Twp-539, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 24, 1985 10:25 PM, 08069, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 14, 1985 11:10 PM, 00212, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 4,473Total average daily traffic
  • 1,073Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,765Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Edward G Roach, Rr#1 Box 235a Covered Bridge Road (Lat: 41.785194 Lon: -76.559083), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Rr#1 Box 235a Covered Bridge Road (Lat: 41.785194 Lon: -76.559083), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Rr#1 Box 235a Covered Bridge Road (Lat: 41.785194 Lon: -76.559083), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Rr#1 Box 235a Covered Bridge Road (Lat: 41.785194 Lon: -76.559083), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burlington, PA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Burlington compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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