Burr Oak, KS

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Burr Oak Profile


Overview

Burr Oak is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 161 people and just one neighborhood, Burr Oak is the 277th largest community in Kansas. Burr Oak has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Burr Oak is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burr Oak is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burr Oak who work in management occupations (21.54%), office and administrative support (13.85%), and healthcare suport services (7.69%).

Also of interest is that Burr Oak has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Burr Oak’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Burr Oak has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Burr Oak has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Burr Oak than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Burr Oak may be for you.

One of the benefits of Burr Oak is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.50 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

As is often the case in a small city, Burr Oak doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Burr Oak Demographics

The rate of college-level education in Burr Oak is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.56% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Burr Oak in 2018 was $19,623, which is low income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,492 for a family of four.

The people who call Burr Oak home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burr Oak residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Burr Oak include English, Scottish, German, Swedish, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Burr Oak is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Smith Center Elem School
216 South Jefferson
Smith Center, KS 66967
PK-06
Smith Center Jr Sr High School
300 Roger Barta Way
Smith Center, KS 66967
07-12
Rock Hills Elementary School
303 N. West Street
Mankato, KS 66956
PK-05
Rock Hills Jr/sr High School
710 E. Madison
Mankato, KS 66956
06-12
Belleville East Elementary School
1811 O. Street
Belleville, KS 66935
PK-05
Republic County Jr./sr. High School
24th & P Street
Belleville, KS 66935
06-12
Pike Valley Elem School
502 Grant
Courtland, KS 66939
PK-06
Pike Valley High School
100 School Street
Scandia, KS 66966
09-12
Pike Valley Jr High School
100 School Street
Scandia, KS 66966
07-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

REPUBLIC COUNTY


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.5% 46.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.8% 36.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.7% 9.9%

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ROCK HILLS


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.2% 46.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.2% 36.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.0% 9.9%

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