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Burlington is a city in Des Moines County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Burlington, VT.
The latitude of Burlington is 40.807N. The longitude is -91.112W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,966.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burlington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Des Moines 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 52655 ZIP code.
33% 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 $19,450, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Burlington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Burlington include Crapo Park and Arboretum Historic District, Heritage Hill Historic District, Snake Alley Historic District, Starker-Leopold Historic District, West Jefferson Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Burlington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $346. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $665.
Libraries in Burlington include Burlington Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Burlington include Hawk Eye
TV stations in Burlington include KGWB.
Des Moines County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burlington political report.
Burlington restaurants taking online reservations include Martini's Grille ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Burlington workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Burlington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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