Burlington, Kansas Population 2021

2,523
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Burlington is a city located in Coffey County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Coffey County. With a 2020 population of 2,523, it is the 99th largest city in Kansas and the 6803rd largest city in the United States . Burlington is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -5.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,674 in 2010. Burlington reached it's highest population of 2,904 in 1950. Spanning over 2 miles, Burlington has a population density of 1,145 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burlington is $62,369 with a poverty rate of 16.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $100,600. The median age in Burlington is 42.2 years, 41.8 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 92.54%
  • Two or more races: 6.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Burlington, Kansas is 2,523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,553.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,674.

Burlington, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,36992.54%
Two or More Races1646.41%
Black or African American180.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.23%
Some Other Race30.12%
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Burlington Population by Race

Burlington Population Pyramid $2021

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Burlington Median Age

42.2


Total

41.8


Male

42.6


Female

Burlington Adults

There are 1,942 adults, (540 of whom are seniors) in Burlington.

Burlington Age Dependency

82.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Sex Ratio

Female

1,290

50.39%

Male

1,270

49.61%

Burlington Population by Age

Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Male74.8%25.2%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
Female36.7%63.3%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burlington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0822.2861.6
Married4572.8284
Non Family3481.1837.9
Female1503.0636.7
Male1272.474.8

2.63

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Burlington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade432.47%
9th to 12th Grade1116.37%
High School Graduate63736.57%
Some College46126.46%
Associates Degree1317.52%
Bachelors Degree21412.28%
Graduate Degree1458.32%
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Burlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6111,477353
2+ Races10888
Black99
Native American666
Hispanic55
Other Race33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,397$43,819$25,870
Less Than 9th Grade$21,500$23,750$
High School Graduate$26,164$31,528$21,250
Some College$30,645$41,875$26,818
Bachelors Degree$51,458$75,500$39,917
Graduate Degree$65,938$120,391$

$31,397

Average Earnings

$43,819

Average Male

$25,870

Average Female

Burlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burlington Language by Age

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Burlington Language

99.58% of Burlington residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Burlington Language

Burlington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,29338216.66%
Multiple1572012.74%
Black1715.88%

16.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.66%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington is White, with 16.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Black, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.66%.

Burlington Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School23.90%
Less Than 9th Grade17.86%
Some College5.77%
Bachelors or Greater0.60%

Burlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.00%
Male Employed11.92%
Female Employed10.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Burlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burlington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,971$62,369
Families$59,100$73,447
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$24,242$29,376
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Income by Household Type

Burlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlington Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Burlington Marital Status by Race

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Burlington Marital Status

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277

Number of Veterans

225

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam119
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War31
Korea27
World War II12

Burlington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7490
75+61
35 to 5456
18 to 3447
55 to 6423

Burlington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25614.23%
2+ Races2016.13%
Hispanic466.67%
Black110.00%

Burlington Veterans by Race

Burlington Veterans by Education

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4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Burlington Employment by Age

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Burlington Employment by Race

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Burlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.79%

Born in Burlington

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 63.79% having been born in Kansas. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Burlington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,523-10-0.39%
20202,533-10-0.39%
20192,543-10-0.39%
20182,55370.27%
20172,546-27-1.05%
20162,573-3-0.12%
20152,576-36-1.38%
20142,61210.04%
20132,611-24-0.91%
20122,635-3-0.11%
20112,638-29-1.09%
20102,667-123-0.45%
20002,790550.20%
19902,735-166-0.59%
19802,901-3-0.00%
19502,9040.00%

Burlington Population by Year