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Burlington is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 452. Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

Burlington is located at 42°3'8" North, 88°32'54" West (42.052112, -88.548290)1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²). 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 452 people, 171 households, and 127 families residing in the village. The population density is 498.6/km² (1,277.2/mi²). There are 174 housing units at an average density of 191.9/km² (491.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 96.90% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 1.33% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Jump to: navigation, search A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 171 households out of which 39.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% are married couples living together, 8.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% are non-families. 21.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.07. Jump to: navigation, search Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the village the population is spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.5 males.


The median income for a household in the village is $53,438, and the median income for a family is $59,886. Males have a median income of $49,375 versus $32,031 for females. The per capita income for the village is $25,349. 5.7% of the population and 1.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.3% of those under the age of 18 and 5.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Schools

Burlington is home to Central High School, Central Middle School, and Howard B. Thomas Grade School, all of which serve School District 301.


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