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Burlington, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Burlington had a population of 3,272 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Burlington is located at latitude 39.3061 and longitude -102.2694 in Kit Carson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Burlington encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kit Carson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,170 feet.

The City of Burlington (GNIS ID: 2409946) 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.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Burlington is located within Burlington Division of Kit Carson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Burlington: Lowell.

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Burlington, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Burlington, CO Housing Affordability Index is 160
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Burlington, CO Wealth Index is 54
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,272
Population in Households 3,222
Population in Families 2,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density 1,522
Diversity Index1 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,722
Average Household Income $57,402
Per Capita Income $24,067
Wealth Index3 54

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 959 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 419 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $142,708
Housing Affordability Index2 160
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,378
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 867
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -2.8% 0.04%
Households 0.21% 0.12%
Families 0.33% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   0.95%

Burlington, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burlington to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 138 70th
Population Density # 118 74th
Diversity Index # 134 71st
Median Household Income # 371 19th
Per Capita Income # 378 18th

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