Burr Oak

Burr Oak, Kansas

Burr Oak is a city in Jewell County, Kansas, United States. The population was 265 at the 2000 census.


Burr Oak is located at (39.868516, -98.304297).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 265 people, 128 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 317.7 people per square mile (123.3/km²). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 195.4/sq mi (75.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.98% White, 1.89% Native American, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 20.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.0% were non-families. 39.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 24.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 80.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $18,750, and the median income for a family was $30,357. Males had a median income of $21,111 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,726. About 19.1% of families and 21.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 14.8% of those sixty five or over.


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