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Location of Burns in Laramie County, Wyoming.
|• Type||Mayor and Council|
|• Total||3.05 sq mi (7.91 km2)|
|• Land||3.05 sq mi (7.91 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||5,518 ft (1,682 m)|
|• Density||118.27/sq mi (45.01/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1609075|
Burns is located at(41.191962, -104.358163), about 25 miles (40 km) east of Cheyenne.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.05 square miles (7.90 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2020, there were 356 people, 118 households, and 83 families residing in the town. The population density was 98.7 inhabitants per square mile (38.1/km2). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 45.2 per square mile (17.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 87.1% White, 0.1% African American, 1.1% Native American, 2.2% from other races, and 8.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.7% of the population.
As of the census of 2010, there were 301 people, 118 households, and 83 families residing in the town. The population density was 98.7 inhabitants per square mile (38.1/km2). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 45.2 per square mile (17.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.7% White, 1.0% African American, 1.3% Native American, 1.0% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.
There were 118 households, of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age in the town was 41.6 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
Burns was conceived and marketed as a German-Lutheran settlement named New Berlin and initially platted as the Town of Luther in 1907 [Retrieved 6/18/2016] The original name was given by settlers of German Ancestry in honor of Martin Luther.
Burns was the center of the Golden Prairie District promoted by the J. Ross Carpenter's Federal Land & Securities Co. formed in 1905.
Public education in the town of Burns is provided by Laramie County School District #2. Schools serving the town include Burns Elementary School (grades K-6) and Burns Junior/Senior High School (grades 7-12).
Burns has a public library, a branch of the Laramie County Library System.
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