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Burlington, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Burlington had a population of 2,745 as of July 1, 2017. Burlington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burlington is located at latitude 38.1933 and longitude -95.7454 in Coffey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Burlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Coffey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The City of Burlington (GNIS ID: 485549) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burlington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Burlington: Hampden.

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Burlington, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,745
Daytime Population: Workers 2,475
Daytime Population: Residents 1,474
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,949
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.44
Population in Households 2,663
Population in Familes 2,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density2 1,247
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $54,415
Average Household Income $70,634
Per Capita Income $30,075


Total Housing Units 1,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 787 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 381 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $114,861
Average Home Value $137,579


Total Households 1,167
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 727
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% -0.09%
Households 0.35% -0.05%
Families 0.54% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Burlington, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burlington to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 99 85th
Population Density # 169 75th
Diversity Index # 307 55th
Median Household Income # 214 68th
Per Capita Income # 123 82nd

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