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Burden, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Burden had a population of 533 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Burden is located at latitude 37.3156 and longitude -96.7554 in Cowley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Burden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cowley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

The City of Burden (GNIS ID: 2393466) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Burden is located within Township of Silver Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cowley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Burden: Burdenfield.

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Burden, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 533
Population in Households 533
Population in Familes 461
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,037
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $57,813
Average Home Value $125,801


Median Household Income $40,912
Average Household Income $52,091
Per Capita Income $21,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.0%
Households 0.24% 0.1%
Families 0.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Burden, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burden to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 292 57th
Population Density1 # 253 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 284 58th
Median Household Income # 515 23rd
Per Capita Income # 561 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.