Burden, Kansas

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Burden is a city in Cowley County, Kansas, United States. The population was 564 at the 2000 census.


Burden is located at 37°18′51″N 96°45′19″W / 37.31417°N 96.75528°W / 37.31417; -96.75528 (37.314128, -96.755377)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), of which, 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²) of it is land and 1.85% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 564 people, 210 households, and 158 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,072.0 people per square mile (410.9/km²). There were 236 housing units at an average density of 448.6/sq mi (171.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.26% White, 0.18% African American, 2.48% Native American, 1.42% from other races, and 2.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.95% of the population.

There were 210 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.6% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,641, and the median income for a family was $33,833. Males had a median income of $29,821 versus $17,656 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,549. About 8.1% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.


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