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Burton is in Beaufort County, in the Hilton Head Island-Beaufort metro area.
The latitude of Burton is 32.435N. The longitude is -80.724W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,180.
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10% of Burton residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $15,654, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% 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 $456. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $941.
Beaufort 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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