Burlington, Wyoming

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Population in 2013: 316 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.4%
Males: 163  (51.6%)
Females: 153  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  27.0 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82411.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,480 (it was $28,281 in 2000)
Burlington:

$33,480
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,874 (it was $13,129 in 2000)

Burlington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $121,241 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Burlington:

$121,241
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $123,973; Detached houses: $126,717; Mobile homes: $109,944
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Burlington races chart
  • White alone - 245 (85.1%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (13.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burlington: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.5%), English (17.0%), Danish (10.0%), Norwegian (8.4%), Scottish (4.2%), Swedish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4429 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 312 people per square mile   (very low).

Burlington,WY real estate house value index trend

Burlington, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington town:

  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  4.5%
Wyoming:  3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,150 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (0.9%)

Burlington satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $228,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.45 N, Longitude: 108.43 W

Area code: 307

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

5.0%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (65%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Utilities (19%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (11%)
  • Personal appearance workers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)

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

Average climate in Burlington, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 99% 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 the city 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 the city 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 Burlington center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 536.7 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 (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 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:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 46.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

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

  • BURLINGTON, TOWN OF (Population served: 288, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.2%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Burlington compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

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 (80%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (9%)

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 town (based on Big Horn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.55%
Here: 54.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church
Adherents58.7%13.3%8.8%4.6%3.8%
Congregations35.1%8.1%8.1%8.1%10.8%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian and Missionary AlliancePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.4%1.6%1.4%1.3%3.1%
Congregations2.7%5.4%2.7%5.4%13.5%
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: 5
Big Horn County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Big Horn County:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Big Horn County:

25.3%
Wyoming:

24.4%
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 0$0 1$1,044
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$390
Sewerage 1$3,663$43,9561$949
Totals for Government 1$3,663$43,9567$2,383

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $19,000 ($60.13)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($82.28)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($75.95)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($37.97)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($31.65)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($25.32)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($15.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($15.82)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($15.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($12.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($28.48)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($28.48)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($15.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($170.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($12.66)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($37.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $28,000 ($88.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($41.14)
    Property Sale Other: $7,000 ($22.15)
    Rents: $2,000 ($6.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($117.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $210,000 ($664.56)
    Highways: $2,000 ($6.33)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.16)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($12.66)
    NEC: $2,000 ($6.33)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($3.16)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($205.70)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $59,000 ($186.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($193.04)
    Other, NEC: $58,000 ($183.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($12.66)
    Other, NEC: $1,000 ($3.16)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($183.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $504,000 ($1594.94)

7.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

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 Park County, WY  0.95% ($30,526 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.40% ($23,313)
from Albany County, WY  0.38% ($31,533)


7.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

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 Park County, WY  1.50% ($33,067 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.55% ($29,864)
to Albany County, WY  0.45% ($24,167)

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.)

FCC Registered Private 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:

1
  • 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:

3
  • 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: 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:

4
  • 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 , Serial Number: 30001C, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Predator LLC, Po Box 234, Burlington, WY 82411
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54107 , Serial Number: 18-7709020, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/03/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Don A Trustee Schlaf, Po Box 68, Burlington, WY 82411, Other Owners: Norma J Trustee Schlaf
  • 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 , Serial Number: 17253130, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael Carlson, Po Box 98, Burlington, WY 82411, Other Owners: Beverly Carlson
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6393B , Serial Number: 34293, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Don A Trustee Schlaf, Po Box 68, Burlington, WY 82411, Other Owners: Norma J Trustee Schlaf

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Burlington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burlington, WY
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
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