Burlington, Wyoming

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Population in 2019: 342 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.8%
Males: 194  (56.9%)
Females: 148  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 82411.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,602 (it was $28,281 in 2000)
Burlington:

$66,602
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,570 (it was $13,129 in 2000)

Burlington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $137,813 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Burlington:

$137,813
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $183,474; detached houses: $184,458; mobile homes: $132,324

Median gross rent in 2019: $693.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burlington: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.8%
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  • Races in Burlington, WY (2019)
    • 18672.9%White alone
    • 3413.3%Hispanic
    • 176.7%Two or more races
    • 114.3%American Indian alone
    • 72.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Burlington, Wyoming as of September 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burlington is 254 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Scottish (18.3%), Danish (15.9%), Irish (7.9%), English (6.3%), German (4.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4429 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 337 people per square mile   (very low).

Burlington, Wyoming map

11 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 2.0% Oceania).

This town:

4.3%
Wyoming:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,056 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,145 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (92.9 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (361.9 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (779.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Greybull, WY (4.3 miles ),
Basin, WY (4.4 miles ),
Byron, WY (5.0 miles ),
Garland, WY (5.1 miles),
Manderson, WY (5.1 miles),
Powell, WY (5.2 miles ),
Lovell, WY (5.2 miles ),
Ralston, WY (5.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.45 N, Longitude: 108.43 W

Area code: 307

Distribution of median household income in Burlington, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Burlington, WY in 2019
Burlington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Wyoming:

4.9%
Most common occupations in Burlington, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (9.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14.8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (11.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (11.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)

Average climate in Burlington, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Burlington, Wyoming average temperatures Burlington, Wyoming average precipitation Burlington, Wyoming humidity Burlington, Wyoming wind speed Burlington, Wyoming snowfall Burlington, Wyoming sunshine Burlington, Wyoming clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 998% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 267.2 miles away from Burlington center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from Burlington center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.6 miles away from Burlington center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 330.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Big Horn County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burlington topographic map

Airports located in Burlington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • Sheridan College (about 77 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 94 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 154 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Casper College (about 154 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 173 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 202 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Black Hills State University (about 226 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)

Public high school in Burlington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

See full list of schools located in Burlington

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Big Horn County Fire Protection District 4 Burlington (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Big Horn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Burlington that have no violations reported:

  • BURLINGTON, TOWN OF (Population served: 288, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

3.4 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

79.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

7.1%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Burlington:

Marital status in Burlington, WY
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burlington, WY (based on Big Horn County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other3,90113
Evangelical Protestant87011
Mainline Protestant5189
Catholic4583
None5,921-
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: 5
This county:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Big Horn County:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
State:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Big Horn County:

25.3%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.4%
Wyoming:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Wyoming:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Burlington:

10.1%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
Wyoming:

34.7%

General health condition:
This city:

51.4%
State:

56.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Burlington:

75.3%
Wyoming:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burlington, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$4,602$55,2240$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,124$49,4881$949
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$374
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,143
Totals for Government 2$8,726$52,3568$2,466

Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $10,000 ($29.24)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $127,000 ($371.35)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($175.44)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($134.50)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($38.01)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($29.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($17.54)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,000 ($283.63)

Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($73.10)
    Other: $4,000 ($11.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($35.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($23.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($190.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $103,000 ($301.17)
    General Local Government Support: $70,000 ($204.68)
    Highways: $6,000 ($17.54)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($64.33)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($2.92)

Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $236,000 ($690.06)

6.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

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 Park County, WY  1.03% ($39,209 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KODI (1400 AM; 1 kW; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KWOR (1340 AM; 1 kW; WORLAND, WY; Owner: KWOR, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KUWP (90.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KCGL (104.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KTAG (97.9 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • K233AC (94.5 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KLZY (92.5 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.2mTotal length
  • $105,000Total costs
  • 2,582Total average daily traffic
  • 181Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,467Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3750 Rd 10 (Lat: 44.450278 Lon: -108.392222), Call Sign: WPXQ594, Licensee ID: L00653272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.065 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2013, Expiration Date: 05/21/2023, Certifier: Mike L Riley, Registrant: Mike L Riley, 3750 Rd 10, Burlington, WY 82411, Phone: (307) 762-3338

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • TCT BURLINGT, 901 Lane 38 (Lat: 44.447361 Lon: -108.410889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQXT246,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2016, Expiration Date: 06/01/2026, Certifier: Nilsa Brown, Registrant: L3harris Technologies, Inc., 1025 West Nasa Boulevard, Ms F-11 A, Melbourne, FL 32919, Phone: (321) 309-2452, Fax: (321) 726-3336, Email:
  • MT03006A, 3809 Road 9 (Lat: 44.447333 Lon: -108.411028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 24.1 m, Call Sign: WRKJ585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2021, Expiration Date: 01/12/2031, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • BURLINGTON, 1.61 Km East Of (Lat: 44.447167 Lon: -108.410389), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WBA982, Licensee ID: L00004132,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2113.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/23/1999, Registrant: Tri County Telephone Association, 405 South 4th, Basin, WY 82410

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: AA7MU, Previous Call Sign: KB7JFK, Licensee ID: L00168068, Grant Date: 11/16/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022, Certifier: Lowell E Card, Registrant: Lowell E Card, Burlington, WY 82411-0095
  • Call Sign: KB7WEX, Licensee ID: L00675485, Grant Date: 11/24/2014, Expiration Date: 07/06/2023, Certifier: Louise N Card, Registrant: Louise N Card, 321 Elm, Burlington, WY 82411
  • Call Sign: N7YGP, Licensee ID: L00462167, Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/05/2022, Certifier: Lyle J Neves, Registrant: Lyle J Neves, Burlington, WY 82411
  • Call Sign: N7YGQ, Licensee ID: L00462168, Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/05/2022, Certifier: Linnie Neves, Registrant: Linnie Neves, Burlington, WY 82411

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-260C (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4045R, N4045R, N-4045R, Serial Number: 30001C, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Predator LLC, Po Box 234, Burlington, WY 82411
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5545R, N5545R, N-5545R, Serial Number: 17253130, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/1998
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael Carlson, Po Box 98, Burlington, WY 82411, Other Owners: Beverly Carlson
  • Aircraft: DON C MCNIVEN RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2A (150 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 712WY, N712WY, N-712WY, Serial Number: 1917, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Don C Mcniven, 3856 Road 10, Burlington, WY 82411, Other Owners: Kristy L Mcniven
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/11/2018, Exported to: Canada

Most common first names in Burlington, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert480.2 years
John358.3 years
Dorothy283.0 years
Clara277.5 years
Howard277.0 years
Gladys286.5 years
James279.6 years
Margaret283.0 years
Sarah275.5 years
Wesley275.0 years
Most common last names in Burlington, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Aagard1079.9 years
Preator783.0 years
Johnson681.3 years
Neves575.2 years
Christiansen469.5 years
Michaels387.0 years
Salmela376.7 years
Allen282.5 years
Anderson279.5 years
Arney290.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burlington, WY
  • 84.8%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burlington, WY
  • 57.9%Electricity
  • 42.1%Utility gas


Burlington compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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