Burlington is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Boone County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 10,779, at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Burlington has a total area of 8.4 square miles (21.9 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 10,779 people, 3,799 households, and 2,887 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,276.0 people per square mile (492.5/km²). There were 4,083 housing units at an average density of 483.4 per square mile (186.6/km²). The racial makeup of Burlington, Ky is presently (2006) 93.9% White, 1.89% African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.11% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.94% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.73% of the population.