Burlington Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

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 May 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

Burlington Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
28,627

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.5%
5 - 17:
15.0%
18 - 24:
7.7%
25 - 34:
13.0%
35 - 54:
27.0%
55 - 64:
12.5%
Over 65 Years:
19.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.4%
4.4%
High School Graduates
95.7%
95.7%
College Graduated
56.9%
56.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Burlington
$51,248
$51,248
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Burlington
$118,721
$118,721
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.8%

Employment Industries in Burlington

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
15.7%
15.7%
Healthcare
12.9%
12.9%
Manufacturing
11.5%
11.5%
Education
10.4%
10.4%
Retail
9.6%
9.6%
Finance
6.2%
6.2%
Accommodation
4.9%
4.9%
Construction
4.9%
4.9%
Public Service
4.3%
4.3%
Information Technology
3.7%
3.7%
Other
3.7%
3.7%
Administration
3.4%
3.4%
Wholesale
2.6%
2.6%
Transportation
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
71.5%
71.5%
Black Or African American
4.5%
4.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
16.8%
16.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.8%
3.8%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
3.1%
3.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
22.7%
22.7%
Italian
19.7%
19.7%
English
8.9%
8.9%
German
4.5%
4.5%
French
3.7%
3.7%
French Canadian
3.3%
3.3%
Polish
3.3%
3.3%
Greek
2.9%
2.9%
Portuguese
2.4%
2.4%
Russian
1.9%
1.9%
Swedish
1.7%
1.7%
Ugandan
1.6%
1.6%
Armenian
1.4%
1.4%
African
1.2%
1.2%
European
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Brazilian
0.7%
0.7%
Scottish
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Eastern European
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
73.6%
73.6%
Langs. of India
7.7%
7.7%
Other Asian languages
3.4%
3.4%
African languages
3.0%
3.0%
Spanish
2.6%
2.6%
Chinese
2.2%
2.2%
Portuguese
1.4%
1.4%
French
1.3%
1.3%
Slavic languages
0.6%
0.6%
Italian
0.6%
0.6%
French Creole
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
Persian
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Armenian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Burlington Residents:
23.8%


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