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Burlington, Illinois - Basic Facts

Burlington is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Burlington.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kane County at latitude 42.0528 and longitude -88.5481. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Burlington (see map) encompass a land area of 7.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Burlington, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 626
Population in Households 625
Population in Familes 543
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 243
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $239,394
Average Home Value $259,536


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $88,363
Per Capita Income $32,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% 0.25%
Households 0.29% 0.25%
Families 1.19% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Burlington, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burlington to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 857 37th
Population Density1 # 1356 1st
Diversity Index2 # 588 57th
Median Household Income # 201 86th
Per Capita Income # 221 84th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.