Burden is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 536 people and just one neighborhood, Burden is the 242nd largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Burden, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.49% of Burden’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Burden is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Burden who work in office and administrative support (19.43%), teaching (9.95%) and maintenance occupations (9.00%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Burden is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Burden a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Burden has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Burden’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small city, Burden does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.