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     Population
Burke   Caledonia County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2010   1753   31227   625741
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   401   6793   129233
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   260   4793   91078
 ...that is Female   882   15718   317535
 ...that is Male   871   15509   308206
Estimated Population, 2008   1706   30470   621270
Total Population, 2000   1571   29702   608827
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   371   7509   147523
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   179   4272   77510
 ...that is Female   753   15036   310490
 ...that is Male   818   14666   298337
Median Age, 2000   39   38   38
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mi.), 2000   46   46   66
Total Population in Urban Areas, 2000   0   7459   232448
Total Population in Group Quarters, 2000   0   958   20760
Absolute Population Change, 1990-2000   165   1856   46060
Percent Population Change, 1990-2000   12%   7%   8%
Natural Increase, 1990-2000   82   682   23071
Annual Births, 2006   26   347   6510
Annual Deaths, 2006   9   252   5043
Total Population 5 Years and Older, 2000   1477   28062   574842
  ...Lived in a different house in the U.S. five years ago   681   10516   227850
        ...in Different Town or City five years ago   645   9387   199432
            ...in Different County five years ago   331   4852   105857
                ...in Different State five years ago   222   2702   69748
 ...Lived Outside U.S. five years ago   7   173   7393
 ...Net (domestic) Migration, 1995-2000   193   347   2254

     Race/Ethnicity/Nativity
Burke   Caledonia County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2000
 ...(of all races) that is Hispanic / Latino   17   201   5504
 ...that is White Only   1526   28954   589208
 ...that is Black / African American Only   4   87   3063
 ...that is Asian Only   3   111   5217
 ...that is American Indian / Alaska Native Only   9   163   2420
 ...that is Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Only   0   3   141
 ...that is Some Other Race Only   6   67   1443
 ...that is Multi-Racial   23   317   7335
Total Claims, 2000
  ...of White Racial Background   1547   29263   596079
  ...of Black / African American Racial Background   5   134   4492
  ...of Asian Racial Background   6   146   6622
  ...of American Indian / Alaska Native Racial Background   24   395   6396
  ...of Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Racial Background   1   11   308
  ...of Some Other Racial Background   11   95   2727
Native to US, 2000   1535   28957   585582
 ...Native to Vermont   895   17676   330528
 ...Native to Other State   631   11087   250395
Foreign Born, 2000   35   745   23245
 ...Entered Area within previous five years   1   256   8217

     Civics & Planning
  Burke
Year Town Incorporated or Chartered 1782
Type of Entity Municipality - Town
County Caledonia County
Regional Planning Commission Northeastern Vermont Development Association
Incorporated Villages West Burke
Municipal Plan Yes
  ...approved by Regional Planning Commission Yes
Zoning Ordinance Yes
Subdivision Ordinance Yes
Development Review Board --
Development Category 4 - Resort Town

     Housing
Burke   Caledonia County  Vermont 
Total Households, 2000   641   11663   240634
Average Household Size, 2000   2   2   2
Total Number of Families, 2000   455   7901   157763
Average Family Size, 2000   3   3   3
Total Housing Units, 2000   892   14504   294382
  ...Owner Occupied   480   8499   169784
  ...Renter Occupied   161   3164   70850
  ...Vacant   251   2841   53748
        ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use   203   2004   43060
Median Housing Unit Value, 2000   $88500   $85900   $111200
Median Monthly Ownership Costs, 2000
  ...with Mortgage   $811   $829   $1021
 ...without Mortgage   $288   $326   $378
  ...as a Percentage of Household Income, 1999   22%   20%   20%
Median Gross Rent, 2000   $448   $428   $553
  ...as a % of Household Income, 1999   25%   26%   26%
Housing Units by Heat Source, 2000
  ...Heated with Utility Gas   15   96   29234
 ...Heated with Bottled / Tank / LP Gas   106   1678   34715
 ...Heated with Electricity   30   311   11363
 ...Heated with Fuel Oil / Kerosene   372   7813   141041
 ...Heated with Coal / Coke   0   30   427
 ...Heated with Wood   108   1671   22616
 ...Heated with Solar Energy   3   5   90
 ...Heated with Other Type of Fuel   4   43   817
 ...That Are not Heated   0   16   331
Extended Caledonia County Housing Data Profile at www.housingdata.org

     Economy
Burke
 
Caledonia County
 
Vermont
 
Median Household Income, 1999   35268   34800   40856
Median Family Income, 1999   41563   42215   48625
Per Capita Income, 1999   20697   16976   20625
Median Adjusted Gross Income per Family, 2007   48192   45223   57433
Average Adjusted Gross Income per Person, 2007   20355   20050   24210
Annual Average Wage, 2008   23422   33145   38317
Median Earnings, 1999   19325   19039   21497
  ...Male   25461   23515   26445
  ...Female   15000   15133   17092
Total Retail Receipts (Taxable), Fiscal Year 2008   4253273   130967578   5193157571
Civilian Labor Force, 2008   1070   16950   355400
   ...Employed   1000   15450   338500
   ...Unemployed   70   900   16900
   ...Unemployment Rate   6   5   5
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   1564   28716   588053
   ...in Poverty, 1999   218   3536   55506
     ...under 5 years old   16   330   4476
     ...5 to 11 years old   28   530   7013
     ...12 to 17 years old   21   440   5106
     ...18 to 64 years old   128   1827   32694
     ...65 to 74 years old   11   156   2785
     ...75 Years and Over   14   253   3432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   452   7932   158684
   ...in Poverty, 1999   53   713   9925
     ...with Related Children Under 18, 1999   36   580   7788
Total Persons in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   31   600   11410
Families in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   13   256   4573
Total Persons Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   147   3110   46416
Households Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   71   1470   23080
Households for whom public assistance income was considered, 2000   635   11651   240744
  ...with Public Assistance Income, 1999   35   871   11610

     Transportation
Burke   Caledonia County  Vermont 
Class 1 Highway Mileage, 2004   0   8   135
Class 2 Highway Mileage, 2004   17   191   2716
Class 3 Highway Mileage, 2004   34   701   8509
Class 4 Highway Mileage, 2004   6   156   1534
State Highway Mileage, 2004   10   215   2704
Lane Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   24
Scenic Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   54
Number of Households with 1 Vehicle, 2000   181   3966   80892
Number of Households with 2 Vehicles, 2000   301   4697   103737
Number of Households with 3 or more Vehicles, 2000   129   2035   39544
Number of Households with no Vehicles, 2000   27   965   16461
Average Number of Vehicles per Household, 2000   2   2   2
   ...in owner-occupied housing units   2   2   2
   ...in renter-occupied housing units   1   1   1
Total workers 16 years of age and over, 2000   847   14262   311839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone   646   10794   234388
   ...who Carpooled to Work   122   1734   37191
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation   4   26   2208
   ...who Commuted via Motorcycle   3   3   136
   ...who Commuted via Bicycle   0   12   977
   ...who Walked to Work   26   715   17554
   ...who Commuted via Another Means   4   35   1734
   ...who worked at Home   42   943   17651
   ...who worked outside town or city of residence   651   9196   202707
   ...who worked outside county of residence   88   3591   66901
   ...who worked outside Vermont   30   1237   21346
Aggregate Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   19335   295920   6367500
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   24   22   22
Total Number of Automobile Accidents, 2001   3   99   3260
   ...Involving Fatalities   1   2   83
   ...Involving Injuries (not Fatalities)   1   51   1661
   ...Involving Property Damage Only   1   46   1514

     Education
Burke   Caledonia County  Vermont 
EDUCATIONAL ENROLLMENT
Total Population 3 Years and Over, 2000   1509   28705   588931
  ...Enrolled in preprimary school
      ...Public School   29   720   12265
      ...Private School   5   130   4991
  ...Enrolled in elementary school
      ...Public School   142   3220   65574
      ...Private School   15   324   5106
  ...Enrolled in high school
      ...Public School   56   1291   32174
      ...Private School   65   717   3728
  ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate)
      ...Public School   47   1057   20669
      ...Private School   10   373   12499
  ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school
      ...Public School   7   99   3684
      ...Private School   2   55   3466
  ...Not enrolled in school   1131   20719   424775
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Total Population 18 Years and Older, 2000   1203   22163   461248
  ...Less than 9th Grade Education   56   1428   21253
  ...9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma   136   2604   43325
  ...High School or Equivalency   419   8253   147980
  ...Some College, no Degree   188   4033   90833
  ...Associateís Degree   71   1333   33510
  ...Bachelorís Degree   237   2975   79255
  ...Graduate or Professional Degree   96   1537   45092
Burke # School Report Data, 2008

 Property Taxation
Burke   Caledonia County  Vermont 
Municipal Tax Rate (plus LAR & Highway) (per $100), fiscal year 2009   0.38   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Homesteads (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.2339   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Non-Residential (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.3569   --   --
Common Level of Appraisal Ratio, fiscal year 2010   0.9348   --   --
Extended Property Valuation Data

     Public Safety
Burke   Caledonia County  Vermont 
Total Instances of Crime, 2008   46   1088   30033
  ...Against People   3   152   3623
  ...Against Property   39   816   23506
  ...Against Society   4   120   2904

     Natural Resources
Burke   Caledonia County  Vermont 
Area of Land, Acres, 2000   21792   416640   5920640
Area of Water, Acres, 2000   6   7400   261200
Total Private & Public Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   1937   53862   1148249
Percent Private & Public Conserved Lands, 1999   9%   --   --
Federal Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   0   0   435009
State Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   1470   42961   378563

     Forestry & Agriculture
   
2007 Census of Agriculture
Census of Agriculture Website
...Vermont State and County Data Tables
Vermont Forest Resource Harvest Reports
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Data tables derived from Vermont Indicators Online