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Burlington Junction, Missouri
Location of Burlington Junction, Missouri
|• Total||1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)|
|• Land||1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||971 ft (296 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||481.00/sq mi (185.80/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0730064|
Burlington Junction is a city in Nodaway County, Missouri, United States. The population was 537 at the 2010 census.
Burlington Junction was founded in 1879, and named for a Burlington railroad junction near the original town site. A post office called Burlington Junction has been in operation since 1879.
Possum Walk Hotel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
Burlington Junction is located at 40°26′47″N 95°3′59″W / 40.44639°N 95.06639°W (40.446282, -95.066345). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 537 people, 228 households, and 147 families living in the city. The population density was 483.8 inhabitants per square mile (186.8/km2). There were 266 housing units at an average density of 239.6 per square mile (92.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White, 0.2% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.
There were 228 households, of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.5% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.96.
The median age in the city was 37.5 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.
West Nodaway R-I School District is the local school district.