Burlington, Colorado Population 2024

3,130

Burlington is a city located in Kit Carson County Colorado. Burlington has a 2024 population of 3,130. It is also the county seat of Kit Carson County.Burlington is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually but its population has decreased by -1.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,168 in 2020.

The average household income in Burlington is $84,630 with a poverty rate of 5.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burlington is 39.8 years, 38.2 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Burlington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Burlington was:

  • White: 81.66%
  • Other race: 11.93%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • Native American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,454.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.2% (-38)
The current population of Burlington, Colorado is 3,130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,168.

Burlington, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,60081.66%
Other race38011.93%
Two or more races1795.62%
Native American160.5%
Asian70.22%
Black or African American20.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burlington Population by Race

Burlington Population Pyramid 2024

Burlington Median Age

39.8

Total

38.2

Male

40.9

Female

Burlington Adults

There are 2,382 adults, (530 of whom are seniors) in Burlington.

Burlington Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Sex Ratio

Female1,65752.04%
Male1,52747.96%

Burlington Population by Age

Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3972.2164.135.9
Married6742.7978.821.2
Non Family4811.0449.350.7
Female1732.8948.651.4
Male693.0363.836.2
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2.77

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burlington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,735

Average Earnings

$52,279

Average Male

$34,150

Average Female

Burlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burlington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burlington Language

78.86% of Burlington residents speak only English, while 21.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.77% of the population.

Burlington Language

Burlington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,123954.47%
Hispanic860536.16%
Multiple1723822.09%
Other373154.02%
Native16637.5%
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5.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.7%

Male Poverty Rate

7.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Native, with 37.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Other, with 4.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 15.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.62%.

Burlington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.67%
Bachelors or Greater10.48%
High School3.58%
Some College2.9%
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Burlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.32%
Male Employed0.56%
Male Unemployed
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Burlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burlington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burlington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burlington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Burlington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burlington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

196

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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Burlington Veterans by War

count

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Burlington Veterans by Age

count

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Burlington Veterans by Race

Burlington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Burlington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burlington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.58%

Born in Burlington

89.29%

Native Born

10.71%

Foreign Born

8.67%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.29% of Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 52.58% having been born in Colorado. 8.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burlington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,17080.25%
20283,16280.25%
20273,15480.25%
20263,14680.25%
20253,13880.26%
20243,13080.26%
20233,12280.26%
20223,11480.26%
20213,106-62-1.96%
20203,168200.64%
20193,148-7-0.22%
20183,15520.06%
20173,153-453-12.56%
20163,606-569-13.63%
20154,1752105.3%
20143,965-273-6.44%
20134,2382125.27%
20124,026-79-1.92%
20114,105-146-3.43%
20104,25157315.58%
20003,67873725.06%
19902,941-166-5.34%
19803,1072799.87%
19702,828
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Burlington Population by Year