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Burlington, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Burlington Census Designated Place had a population of 17,144 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 Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burlington is located at latitude 39.0222 and longitude -84.7216 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Burlington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Burlington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402734) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Burlington Census Designated Place is located within Burlington Division of Boone County.

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: Craigs Camp, Wilmington.

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


Total Population 17,144
Daytime Population: Workers 3,721
Daytime Population: Residents 8,175
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,896
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 16,719
Population in Familes 14,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 425
Population Density2 1,940
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $74,659
Average Household Income $88,320
Per Capita Income $31,399


Total Housing Units 6,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,152 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,836 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $185,110
Average Home Value $207,292


Total Households 5,988
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,427
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 1.02% 1.16%
Households 1.01% 1.15%
Families 0.82% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Burlington, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burlington to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 26 95th
Population Density # 118 78th
Diversity Index # 148 73rd
Median Household Income # 57 90th
Per Capita Income # 104 81st

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