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Population (year 2000): 26,839. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,436 (-5.2% change)
Males: 12,779 (47.6%), Females: 14,060 (52.4%)

Des Moines County

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Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $33,770 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,300 (year 2000)

Burlington, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Burlington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (32.4%), Irish (13.7%), English (9.4%), United States (9.0%), Swedish (4.6%), French (3.1%).

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Land area: 14.1 square miles

Burlington,

For population 25 years and over in Burlington

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington city

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -623 (-2.3%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IA Davenport, (62.3 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (162.3 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (246.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Port, IL (2.2 miles Gulf Burlington, IA (3.5 miles West IL Lomax, (9.4 miles IA Middletown, (10.0 miles IL Gladstone, (11.5 miles City, IL (12.3 miles Dallas Pontoosuc, IL (13.9 miles) , IA (14.2 miles Mediapolis,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 30 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $152,800

Latitude: 40.81 N, Longitude: 91.12 W

Area code: 319


Burlington, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.0%), Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Retail trade (16.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,274 (+12.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,884 (70.0%)


 

Crime in Burlington by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 0 0 1 2
    per 100,000 3.7 3.7 0.0 0.0 3.7 7.5
Rapes 16 13 19 13 11 11
    per 100,000 59.6 48.4 70.8 48.4 41.0 41.0
Robberies 27 17 22 18 18 22
    per 100,000 100.6 63.3 82.0 67.1 67.1 82.0
Assaults 142 124 106 121 99 134
    per 100,000 529.1 462.0 394.9 450.8 368.9 499.3
Burglaries 276 266 281 248 319 267
    per 100,000 1028.4 991.1 1047.0 924.0 1188.6 994.8
Thefts 873 1,007 959 850 895 793
    per 100,000 3252.7 3752.0 3573.2 3167.0 3334.7 2954.7
Auto thefts 57 55 60 58 39 37
    per 100,000 212.4 204.9 223.6 216.1 145.3 137.9
382.7 370.4 366.0 338.3 342.2 347.1


Average climate in Burlington, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Burlington,

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Burlington city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1965, a category 3 tornado 13.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kurt Warner - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jun 22, 1971), Matt Perisho - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox, born: Jun 8, 1975).


Hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)
  • FORT MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; CARTHAGE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burlington:
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 3 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; ID: BRL)
  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 61 miles; QUINCY, IL; ID: UIN)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 61 miles; MOLINE, IL; ID: MLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Burlington:
  • FORT MADISON MUNI (about 18 miles; FORT MADISON, IA; ID: FSW)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT MUNI (about 28 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; ID: MPZ)
  • CARTHAGE (about 29 miles; CARTHAGE, IL; ID: I48)

Amtrak stations:
  • BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • ALDERSHOT (1199 WATERDOWN RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 8 $23,034 $34,551 0 $0
Streets and Highways 23 $77,778 $40,579 3 $5,128
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $1,621
Firefighters 46 $163,767 $42,721 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $36,850 $31,585 1 $1,703
Natural Resources 2 $5,646 $33,876 1 $1,355
Police Protection - Officers 41 $159,528 $46,691 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $21,502 $43,004 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $34,592 $46,122 2 $2,046
Other and Unallocable 13 $42,617 $39,338 6 $9,998
Local Libraries 14 $46,027 $39,451 17 $11,876
Transit 5 $16,047 $38,512 7 $11,019
Parks and Recreation 12 $39,509 $39,509 6 $4,231
Sewerage 24 $78,163 $39,081 1 $1,545
Totals for Government 217 $745,060 $41,201 45 $50,522


College/University in Burlington:
  • DAYTONS SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 43; Location: 315 N MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 61 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 62 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 2,310)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 64 miles; MOLINE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,891)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 66 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 24,766)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 92 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
Public high schools in Burlington:
  • BURLINGTON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,268; Location: 421 TERRACE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BURLINGTON ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 705 MAPLE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Burlington:
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 702 S ROOSEVELT AVENUE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • BURLINGTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 509 MELROSE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Burlington:
  • BLACK HAWK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 2804 S 14TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CORSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 700 SOUTH STARR ST.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JAMES MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 2132 MADISON AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OAK STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 903 OAK ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HORACE MANN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: 811 WHITE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SUNNYSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 426 HARRISON AVE.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 825 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PERKINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 1621 DODGE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JAMES WILSON GRIMES SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 1910 AGENCY; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Burlington:
  • NOTRE DAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 700 S ROOSEVELT AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • GREATER RIVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 520 NORTH 4TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FAITH ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 2500 WEST AVENUE; Grades: PK - 9)
Library in Burlington:
  • BURLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,249,897; Location: 501 N FOURTH; 100,768 books; 4,917 audio materials; 3,892 video materials; 512 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Burlington: Burlington (A), Burlington Golf Club (B), Tri-State Fairgrounds (C), Snake Alley (D), West Burlington (E), Clark Field House (F), Burlington Public Library (G), Burlington Railroad Passenger Station (H), Apple Trees Museum (I), Hawkeye Log Cabin Museum (J), Des Moines County Courthouse (K), Des Moines County Sheriffs Office (L), The Phelps House (M), Fort of Burlington Welcome Center (N), Burlington City Auditorium (O), Burlington City Hall (P), Burlington Fire Station One (Q), Burlington Fire Station Two (R), Burlington Medical Center Resource Library (S), Burlington Police Department (T).

Churches in Burlington include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Hope Temple Christian Church (B), Our Savior Lutheran Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (F), Salvation Army Church (G), Faith Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Aspen Grove Cemetery (1), North Sixth Street Cemetery (2), Sixth Street Catholic Cemetery (3), Jewish Cemetery (4), Burlington Roman Catholic Cemetery (5), Dankwardt Memorial Park (6).

Lakes: Izaak Walton Lake (A), West Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: O'Connell Slough (A), Flint Creek (B), Rush Chute (C), Dry Branch (D).

Parks in Burlington include: Seven Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Des Moines County Historical Museum (1), Lieutenant Zebulon Pike's Landing Historical Marker (2), Riverwalk Park (3), Community Field (4), First Legislative Assembly of Iowa Territory Historical Marker (5), Solar Eclipse of 1869 Historical Marker (6), Mosquito Park (7), Black Hawk Springs Historical Marker (8), Cottonwood Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Burlington compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCPS (1150 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: JOHN M. GIANNETTINO)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K214BC (90.7 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: OAK STREET BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K285DJ (104.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K257DR (99.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: FREEDOM QUEST PROMOTIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

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