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Burns is a town in Allegany County.
Burns is in the Southern Tier region.
The town was named for poet Robert Burns.
The latitude of Burns is 42.436N. The longitude is -77.78W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,417 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,248.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burns demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegany 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 14884 ZIP code.
23% of Burns residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burns ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burns was $14,613, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Burns residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Burns, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $822.
Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burns political report.
The average commute time for Burns workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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