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Burlington is a town in Carroll County, in the Lafayette metro area.
The community was named for a Wyandotte chief.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Burlington. For links to other places called Burlington, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Burlington is 40.480N. The longitude is -86.394W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 784 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 457.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burlington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll 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 46920 ZIP code.
26% of Burlington residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burlington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burlington was $22,482, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Burlington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Burlington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $723.
Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burlington political report.
The average commute time for Burlington workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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