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Burke is a city in Gregory County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Charles Burke, legislator
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Burke. For links to other places called Burke, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Burke is 43.182N. The longitude is -99.291W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,195 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 640.


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Median household income
Local
$23,056
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Burke demographic reports
Nearby parks & recreation: Burke Lake Recreation Area

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41% of Burke residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burke ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burke was $14,210, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Burke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Burke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.


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Libraries in Burke include Burke Public Library ... View libraries

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Gregory County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burke political report.

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The average commute time for Burke workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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