Burlington, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Burlington, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Burlington had a population of 1,119 as of July 1, 2018. Burlington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burlington is located at latitude 48.2762 and longitude -101.4249 in Ward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Burlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ward County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,604 feet.

The City of Burlington (GNIS ID: 1035947) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Burlington: Coltan, The Forks.

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Burlington, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,119
Population in Households 1,119
Population in Familes 961
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,748
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $66,077
Average Household Income $79,291
Per Capita Income $30,290


Total Housing Units 458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $198,622
Average Home Value $239,876


Total Households 426
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 312
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.66% 1.2%
Households 0.8% 1.28%
Families 0.76% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Burlington, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burlington to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 54 87th
Population Density # 19 96th
Diversity Index # 109 74th
Median Household Income # 125 69th
Per Capita Income # 325 19th

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