Burlington, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 1,285.
Males: 656  (51.1%)
Females: 629  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 76520

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,351 (it was $27,931 in 2000)
Burlington:

$31,351
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,378 (it was $14,463 in 2000)

Burlington CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,713 (it was $63,900 in 2000)
Burlington:

$95,713
TX:

$132,000
  • Races in Burlington, TX (2000)

    Burlington races chart
    • 90471.7%White alone
    • 22417.8%Hispanic
    • 1128.9%Black alone
    • 100.8%Two or more races
    • 90.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Burlington: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 432 feet

Land area: 226.3 square miles.

Population density: 5.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Burlington, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington CCD:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.2%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Burlington, Texas as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Burlington to the number of sex offenders is 643 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Burlington CCD:  0.4% ($253)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Burlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Temple, TX (28.9 miles , pop. 54,514).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (68.2 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (122.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Cameron, TX (3.0 miles ), Rosebud, TX (3.0 miles ), Calvert, TX (3.7 miles ), Buckholts, TX (3.8 miles ), Gause-Milano, TX (4.1 miles ), Milano, TX (4.2 miles ), Lott, TX (4.3 miles ), Hearne, TX (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 30.96 N, Longitude: 96.90 W

Area code: 254

Burlington household income distribution Burlington home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Repair and maintenance (12%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Wood products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (27%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

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

Average climate in Burlington, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.3 miles away from the Burlington place center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 tornado 43.9 miles away from the place center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 268.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 387.9 miles away from Burlington center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 257.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from Burlington center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 377.3 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 Milam County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Burlington:

  • CAMERON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CAMERON, TX)
  • WINNIE L LTC PARTNERS, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CAMERON, TX)
  • COLONIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CAMERON, TX)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CAMERON, TX)
  • ST EDWARD HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CAMERON, TX)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROSEBUD, TX)
  • STANDARDS OF CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CAMERON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • Temple College (about 28 miles; Temple, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 35 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 42 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Baylor University (about 43 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 47 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 48 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Central Texas College (about 56 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)

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Notable locations in Burlington: Black (A), Fayette Public Library (B), Schulenburg Public Library (C), Burlington Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burlington include: Union Ridge Church (A), Pleasant Grove Church (B), Port Sullivan Church (C), Sweet Home Church (D), Clarkson Church (E), Crossroads Church (F), String Prairie Church (G), Harlin Chapel Church (H), Little River Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Little River Baptist Cemetery (1), Allday-Jones Cemetery (2), Foster Cemetery (3), Elm Grove Cemetery (4), Pearson Cemetery (5), Pebble Grove Cemetery (6), Harlin Chapel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Knight Lake (A), Cobb Lake (B), Hudson Lake (C), Gibson Lake (D), Burns Lake (E), Ellison Lake (F), Hauk Lake (G), McCrary Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Briary Creek (A), Tyson Creek (B), Pond Creek (C), North Elm Creek (D), String Prairie Branch (E), Harl Creek (F), Terry Branch (G), Cannonsnap Creek (H), Polecat Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Milam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

16.0%
Whole state:

15.4%

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

8.7%
Whole state:

6.7%

Burlington compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Texas average:

15.6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burlington CCD (based on Milam County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,59255
Catholic3,8534
Mainline Protestant2,88821
Black Protestant6865
Other1872
None9,551-
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: 6
Milam County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Milam County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Milam County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Milam County:

28.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.7%
State:

15.7%

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,547 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 Bell County, TX  0.87% ($34,529 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TX  0.84% ($38,955)
from Travis County, TX  0.40% ($30,656)


6.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,411 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Texas average:

6.69%

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 Bell County, TX  1.30% ($28,267 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.79% ($35,219)
to Travis County, TX  0.47% ($29,658)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KMIL (1330 AM; 1 kW; CAMERON, TX; Owner: MILAM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KXCS (103.9 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHTZ (94.3 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING CO)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KLTR (107.3 FM; CALDWELL, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • KRXT (98.5 FM; ROCKDALE, TX; Owner: KRXT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE5LVI, Licensee ID: L01226245
    Grant Date: 12/21/2006, Expiration Date: 12/21/2016, Certifier: Susan A Reinders
    Registrant: Susan A Reinders, 6678 N Hwy 77, Burlington, TX 76519-6678

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2962F , Serial Number: 18257062, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1966
    Registrant (Partnership): Richard Ranspot, 4105 County Road 139 Loop, Burlington, TX 76519, Other Owners: Gary Thweatt
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3159X , Serial Number: 301-0475, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Ranspot, 4105 County Road 139 Loop, Burlington, TX 76519
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-302 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3650B , Serial Number: 302-0223, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 3797 County Road 139 Loop, Burlington, TX 76519
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38498 , Serial Number: 5-984, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Pat Ranspot, 433 Cr 139 Loop, Burlington, TX 76519
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4KL , Serial Number: 18801394, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Ranspot, 4105 County Road 139 Loop, Burlington, TX 76519

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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