Burlington Metro Area

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  2. Burlington Metro Area Statistics
  3. Burlington Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Burlington Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Burlington Metro Area Family Information
  6. Burlington Metro Area Education Information
  7. Burlington Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  8. Burlington Metro Area Criminal Information
  9. Burlington Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Burlington Metro Area Counties
  11. Burlington Metro Area Cities


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Burlington Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 130,800
  • Land Area (2000): 1,113.667 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 12.388 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 55,463

Burlington Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 181,230 69.01%
 Rural, Farm 3,075 1.17%
 Rural, Non-farm 78,320 29.82%

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Burlington Metro Area Employment Information

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Burlington Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 61,867 59,360 2,506 4.05% 40
1991 62,271 58,560 3,711 5.96% 60
1992 62,502 59,096 3,407 5.45% 55
1993 62,811 59,951 2,860 4.55% 46
1994 63,274 61,063 2,211 3.49% 35
1995 64,274 61,848 2,425 3.77% 38
1996 66,238 63,839 2,399 3.62% 36
1997 67,604 65,250 2,354 3.48% 35
1998 67,659 65,690 1,969 2.91% 29
1999 68,289 66,589 1,701 2.49% 25
2000 69,342 67,145 2,197 3.17% 32
2001 68,597 64,724 3,874 5.65% 56
2002 69,511 64,518 4,993 7.18% 72
2003 70,000 64,939 5,061 7.23% 72
2004 69,527 65,172 4,355 6.26% 63
2005 69,129 64,959 4,170 6.03% 60
2006 69,844 66,039 3,805 5.45% 54
2007 69,503 65,985 3,518 5.06% 51
2008 69,659 65,283 4,376 6.28% 63
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 69,068 65,286 3,782 5.48% 55
Feb 2008 69,075 65,134 3,941 5.71% 57
Mar 2008 69,154 65,340 3,814 5.52% 55
Apr 2008 69,434 65,662 3,772 5.43% 54
May 2008 69,646 65,437 4,209 6.04% 60
Jun 2008 70,169 65,541 4,628 6.60% 66
Jul 2008 70,901 65,743 5,158 7.27% 73
Aug 2008 69,758 64,625 5,133 7.36% 74
Sep 2008 69,725 64,776 4,949 7.10% 71
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Burlington Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 8,278 12.30%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 5,142 7.64%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 3,122 4.64%
4. Educational Services 2,548 3.79%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 2,540 3.77%
6. Health Care 2,450 3.64%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,160 3.21%
8. Apparel Manufacturing 2,070 3.08%
9. Repair and Maintenance 2,050 3.05%
10. Public Administration 1,880 2.79%
11. Metal Manufactuing 1,716 2.55%
12. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 1,700 2.53%
13. Finance and Insurance 1,684 2.50%
14. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,658 2.46%
15. Truck Transportation 1,656 2.46%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 1,560 2.32%
17. Machinery Manufacturing 1,474 2.19%
18. Food and Beverage Stores 1,364 2.03%
19. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,246 1.85%
20. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,080 1.60%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 9,960 15.94%
2. Educational Services 7,646 12.23%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 4,176 6.68%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 3,788 6.06%
5. Apparel Manufacturing 3,734 5.97%
6. Finance and Insurance 3,020 4.83%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,302 3.68%
8. Social Assistance 2,268 3.63%
9. Public Administration 1,604 2.57%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 1,500 2.40%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,296 2.07%
12. Department and Other General Stores 1,296 2.07%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 1,212 1.94%
14. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 1,184 1.89%
15. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,128 1.80%
16. Construction 1,004 1.61%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 938 1.50%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 800 1.28%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 758 1.21%
20. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 700 1.12%

Burlington Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 4,778 7.10%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 4,412 6.56%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 3,108 4.62%
4. Other Management Occupations 2,862 4.25%
5. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 2,760 4.10%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 2,658 3.95%
7. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 2,554 3.80%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 2,466 3.66%
9. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 2,220 3.30%
10. Vehicle Mechanics 2,194 3.26%
11. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,960 2.91%
12. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 1,852 2.75%
13. Other Construction Trades 1,850 2.75%
14. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,794 2.67%
15. Computer Specialists 1,768 2.63%
16. Top Executives 1,322 1.96%
17. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,236 1.84%
18. Carpenters 1,222 1.82%
19. Operations Managers Non Finance 1,216 1.81%
20. Engineers 1,204 1.79%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 4,162 6.66%
2. Other Production Occupations 3,488 5.58%
3. Secretaries and Admins 3,466 5.55%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 3,436 5.50%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 3,046 4.87%
6. Cashiers 2,170 3.47%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,928 3.09%
8. Other Management Occupations 1,888 3.02%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,758 2.81%
10. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,708 2.73%
11. Registered Nurses 1,658 2.65%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,646 2.63%
13. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,586 2.54%
14. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,556 2.49%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 1,514 2.42%
16. Customer Service Representatives 1,490 2.38%
17. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 1,462 2.34%
18. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,430 2.29%
19. Accountants and Auditors 1,384 2.21%
20. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,318 2.11%

Burlington Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 123,206 59.64%
15-35 hours 20,379 9.86%
1-14 hours 5,602 2.71%
No regular hours 57,394 27.78%

Burlington Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 3,176 2.53%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,201 1.76%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 4,204 3.35%
6 AM-6:29 AM 11,512 9.18%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 18,145 14.47%
7 AM-7:29 AM 19,608 15.64%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 25,357 20.23%
8 AM-8:29 AM 10,760 8.58%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 4,939 3.94%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 4,853 3.87%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,754 1.40%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 784 0.63%
Noon-3:59 PM 8,459 6.75%
4 PM-11:59 PM 9,619 7.67%

Burlington Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 4,136 3.30%
5-9 16,350 13.04%
10-14 23,824 19.00%
15-19 24,069 19.20%
20-24 18,154 14.48%
25-29 6,421 5.12%
30-34 13,814 11.02%
35-39 2,879 2.30%
40-44 3,458 2.76%
45-59 7,209 5.75%
60-89 3,075 2.45%
At least 90 1,982 1.58%

Burlington Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 90 0.07% 92,864 74.07%
30-44 46 0.04% 20,105 16.04%
45-59 6 0.00% 7,203 5.75%
At least 60 48 0.04% 5,009 4.00%

Burlington Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 136 0.11%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 18,037 14.10%
 Car / truck / van, solo 104,248 81.48%
 Motorcycle 50 0.04%
 Other 1,000 0.78%
 Public transportation 190 0.15%
 Walked 1,710 1.34%
 Worked at home 2,574 2.01%

Burlington Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burlington Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 103,444 (254,110 people)
Families (2000): 71,538 (210,308 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 29,991
People at same address in 1995: 134,190

Burlington Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 10,474 10.08%
$10,000-$14,999 6,261 6.03%
$15,000-$19,999 6,992 6.73%
$20,000-$24,999 7,946 7.65%
$25,000-$29,999 7,453 7.18%
$30,000-$34,999 7,341 7.07%
$35,000-$39,999 6,459 6.22%
$40,000-$44,999 6,976 6.72%
$45,000-$49,999 5,508 5.30%
$50,000-$59,999 10,304 9.92%
$60,000-$74,999 11,205 10.79%
$75,000-$99,999 9,203 8.86%
$100,000-$124,999 3,578 3.44%
$125,000-$149,999 1,687 1.62%
$150,000-$199,999 1,186 1.14%
$200,000 or more 1,297 1.25%

Burlington Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 13,400 25.98%
 Family, 2 people 16,164 31.34%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 2,028 3.93%
 Family, 3 people 8,811 17.08%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 398 0.77%
 Family, 4 people 6,680 12.95%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 137 0.27%
 Family, 5 people 2,475 4.80%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 44 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 853 1.65%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 34 0.07%
 Family, 7 or more people 543 1.05%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 17 0.03%

Burlington Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 84,517 31.37%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 30,558 11.34%
Public Assistance 1,588 0.59%
Retirement 17,234 6.40%
Self Employment 10,149 3.77%
Social Security 28,389 10.54%
Supplemental Security 3,139 1.17%
Wage / Salary 82,168 30.50%
Other 11,680 4.34%

Burlington Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 31,289 57.18%
 With children under 18 23,428 42.82%

Burlington Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 8,686 8.73%
 Married 61,687 62.00%
 Never Married 26,605 26.74%
 Widowed 2,511 2.52%

Burlington Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 11,564 10.49%
 Married 61,675 55.94%
 Never Married 23,843 21.63%
 Widowed 13,166 11.94%

Burlington Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burlington Metro Area Education Information

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Burlington Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 17,356 8.67%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 30,452 15.21%
 High school diploma or equivalent 61,114 30.53%
 Some college, no degree 41,984 20.98%
 Associate degree 13,912 6.95%
 Bachelors degree 25,949 12.96%
 Graduate or professional degree 9,391 4.69%

Burlington Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,737 1.33% 1,924 1.47% 3,661 2.80%
Kindergarten 2,802 2.14% 412 0.31% 3,214 2.46%
Grades 1-4 13,836 10.58% 1,734 1.33% 15,570 11.90%
Grades 5-8 13,458 10.29% 1,013 0.77% 14,471 11.06%
Grades 9-12 12,698 9.71% 418 0.32% 13,116 10.03%
Undergrad college 6,338 4.85% 6,980 5.34% 13,318 10.18%
Graduate or professional school 1,126 0.86% 670 0.51% 1,796 1.37%
Total 51,995 39.75% 13,151 10.05% 65,146 49.81%

Burlington Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burlington Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Burlington Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 227,363 88.90%
 Below Poverty Level 28,398 11.10%

Burlington Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burlington Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 75
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Burlington Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Burlington Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 17,278 13.21%
10-19 Years 17,875 13.67%
20-29 Years 17,977 13.74%
30-39 Years 20,032 15.31%
40-49 Years 19,051 14.56%
50-59 Years 14,816 11.33%
60-69 Years 10,321 7.89%
70-79 Years 8,682 6.64%
80-89 Years 4,057 3.10%
90+ Years 711 0.54%

Burlington Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 62,843 48.05%
 Female 67,957 51.95%

Burlington Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 94,768 72.45%
 African-American 24,356 18.62%
 Hispanic/Latino 8,835 6.75%
 Multiracial 1,155 0.88%
 Asian 1,154 0.88%
 Amerindian 388 0.30%
 Other Race 131 0.10%
 Pacific Islander 13 0.01%

Burlington Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 44,816 29.52%
2. English 24,605 16.21%
3. German 23,671 15.59%
4. Irish 18,336 12.08%
5. Scotch Irish 7,976 5.25%
6. Scottish 5,170 3.41%
7. Italian 4,658 3.07%
8. French Non-Basque 3,700 2.44%
9. Dutch 3,276 2.16%
10. European 2,451 1.61%

Burlington Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 222,850 90.68%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 17,788 7.24%
3. German 700 0.28%
4. Laotian 535 0.22%
5. French 480 0.20%
6. Greek 412 0.17%
7. Chinese 364 0.15%
8. Vietnamese 288 0.12%
9. Italian 218 0.09%
10. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 214 0.09%

Burlington Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 246,042 93.69%
 Naturalized immigrant 3,074 1.17%
 Not a citizen 13,509 5.14%

Burlington Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Burlington Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Burlington Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

Alamance County    

Burlington Metro Area Cities

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