Burden is located in southeast Kansas. Burden is part of Cowley County. Burden has 0.53 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Burden population is 531, which has shrunk 5.85% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.24% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Burden median household income is $39,886 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 49.72% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 27.69% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Burden median house value is $49,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 44.74% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 54.97% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Burden is much better than the state average in quality. The Burden area code is 620.