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Burton is a township in Adams County, in the Quincy metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Burton. For links to other places called Burton, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Burton is 39.888N. The longitude is -91.204W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 843.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62360 ZIP code.
63% of Burton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burton was $20,588, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Burton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Burton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $522. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $790.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burton political report.
The average commute time for Burton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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