Burlington

  1. Burlington Legal Resources
  2. Burlington Statistics
  3. Burlington Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Burlington Employment Information
  5. Burlington Family Information
  6. Burlington Education Information
  7. Burlington Business Information
  8. Burlington Public Benefits Information
  9. Burlington Criminal Information
  10. Burlington Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Burlington Zip Codes


Burlington Legal Resources

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Burlington Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 44,917
  • Land Area (2000): 55.109 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.168 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 37.5186 (3.1) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 78.2186 (25.7) / 88.9186 (31.6)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 3,680
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 1,408
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 45 inches

Burlington Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 41,091 2002 46,428 2005 47,421
2000 44,366 2003 46,498 2006 48,542
2001 45,681 2004 47,008 2007 48,689

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Houses (2000): 19,567
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 1,856
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 2,807

Burlington Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 45,161 99.55%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 202 0.45%

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Burlington Employment Information

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Burlington Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 22,199 21,240 959 4.32% 43
1991 22,373 20,953 1,420 6.35% 64
1992 22,449 21,145 1,304 5.81% 58
1993 22,546 21,451 1,095 4.85% 49
1994 22,695 21,849 846 3.73% 37
1995 23,058 22,130 928 4.03% 40
1996 23,761 22,842 918 3.86% 39
1997 24,248 23,347 901 3.72% 37
1998 24,258 23,504 754 3.11% 31
1999 24,477 23,826 651 2.66% 27
2000 23,374 22,403 971 4.16% 42
2001 23,308 21,595 1,713 7.35% 74
2002 23,734 21,526 2,208 9.30% 93
2003 23,905 21,667 2,238 9.36% 94
2004 23,670 21,744 1,926 8.14% 82
2005 22,611 21,256 1,355 5.99% 60
2006 22,844 21,639 1,204 5.27% 53
2007 22,765 21,621 1,144 5.02% 50
2008 22,801 21,391 1,410 6.18% 62
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 22,602 21,393 1,209 5.35% 53
Feb 2008 22,586 21,343 1,243 5.50% 55
Mar 2008 22,613 21,410 1,203 5.32% 53
Apr 2008 22,722 21,516 1,206 5.31% 53
May 2008 22,808 21,442 1,366 5.99% 60
Jun 2008 23,006 21,476 1,530 6.65% 67
Jul 2008 23,202 21,542 1,660 7.15% 72
Aug 2008 22,855 21,176 1,679 7.35% 73
Sep 2008 22,815 21,225 1,590 6.97% 70
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Burlington Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,135 10.28%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 856 7.75%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 635 5.75%
4. Health Care 538 4.87%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 434 3.93%
6. Finance and Insurance 411 3.72%
7. Apparel Manufacturing 409 3.70%
8. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 401 3.63%
9. Educational Services 398 3.60%
10. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 367 3.32%
11. Machinery Manufacturing 307 2.78%
12. Repair and Maintenance 269 2.44%
13. Public Administration 267 2.42%
14. Metal Manufactuing 252 2.28%
15. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 228 2.06%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 225 2.04%
17. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 219 1.98%
18. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 205 1.86%
19. Food and Beverage Stores 204 1.85%
20. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 198 1.79%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,760 16.74%
2. Educational Services 1,327 12.62%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 836 7.95%
4. Apparel Manufacturing 655 6.23%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 613 5.83%
6. Finance and Insurance 479 4.56%
7. Social Assistance 397 3.78%
8. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 318 3.02%
9. Public Administration 306 2.91%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 237 2.25%
11. Department and Other General Stores 225 2.14%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 223 2.12%
13. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 175 1.66%
14. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 174 1.65%
15. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 174 1.65%
16. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 165 1.57%
17. Personal and Laundry Services 161 1.53%
18. Construction 142 1.35%
19. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 133 1.26%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 113 1.07%

Burlington Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 689 6.24%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 580 5.25%
3. Other Management Occupations 496 4.49%
4. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 480 4.35%
5. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 462 4.18%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 421 3.81%
7. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 416 3.77%
8. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 405 3.67%
9. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 399 3.61%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 395 3.58%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 385 3.49%
12. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 353 3.20%
13. Computer Specialists 319 2.89%
14. Other Construction Trades 309 2.80%
15. Top Executives 285 2.58%
16. Operations Managers Non Finance 244 2.21%
17. Assemblers and Fabricators 234 2.12%
18. Vehicle Mechanics 232 2.10%
19. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 204 1.85%
20. Engineers 195 1.77%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 868 8.26%
2. Other Production Occupations 693 6.59%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 612 5.82%
4. Secretaries and Admins 567 5.39%
5. Cashiers 432 4.11%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 429 4.08%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 341 3.24%
8. Assemblers and Fabricators 301 2.86%
9. Other Management Occupations 287 2.73%
10. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 277 2.63%
11. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 272 2.59%
12. Registered Nurses 270 2.57%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 267 2.54%
14. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 264 2.51%
15. Customer Service Representatives 254 2.42%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 231 2.20%
17. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 228 2.17%
18. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 217 2.06%
19. Health Technologists and Technicians 214 2.04%
20. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 209 1.99%

Burlington Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 20,221 56.68%
15-35 hours 3,212 9.00%
1-14 hours 1,056 2.96%
No regular hours 11,184 31.35%

Burlington Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 302 1.44%
5 AM-5:29 AM 331 1.58%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 596 2.85%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,617 7.73%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 3,226 15.42%
7 AM-7:29 AM 3,064 14.65%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 4,416 21.11%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,086 9.97%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 882 4.22%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 962 4.60%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 360 1.72%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 168 0.80%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,394 6.67%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,511 7.22%

Burlington Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 805 3.85%
5-9 3,981 19.03%
10-14 5,246 25.08%
15-19 4,295 20.54%
20-24 2,116 10.12%
25-29 501 2.40%
30-34 1,521 7.27%
35-39 356 1.70%
40-44 437 2.09%
45-59 887 4.24%
60-89 503 2.40%
At least 90 267 1.28%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 16,944 81.01%
30-44 0 0.00% 2,314 11.06%
45-59 0 0.00% 887 4.24%
At least 60 0 0.00% 770 3.68%

Burlington Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 57 0.27%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 3,511 16.52%
 Car / truck / van, solo 16,940 79.70%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 132 0.62%
 Public transportation 0 0.00%
 Walked 275 1.29%
 Worked at home 339 1.59%

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Burlington Family Information

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Households (2000): 18,397 (44,251 people)
Families (2000): 11,942 (35,493 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 4,351
People at same address in 1995: 21,986

Burlington Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 2,154 11.71%
$10,000-$14,999 1,205 6.55%
$15,000-$19,999 1,350 7.34%
$20,000-$24,999 1,660 9.02%
$25,000-$29,999 1,394 7.58%
$30,000-$34,999 1,377 7.48%
$35,000-$39,999 967 5.26%
$40,000-$44,999 1,030 5.60%
$45,000-$49,999 893 4.85%
$50,000-$59,999 1,709 9.29%
$60,000-$74,999 1,839 10.00%
$75,000-$99,999 1,380 7.50%
$100,000-$124,999 601 3.27%
$125,000-$149,999 336 1.83%
$150,000-$199,999 257 1.40%
$200,000 or more 245 1.33%

Burlington Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 5,547 30.34%
 Family, 2 people 5,420 29.65%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 753 4.12%
 Family, 3 people 2,835 15.51%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 119 0.65%
 Family, 4 people 2,086 11.41%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 56 0.31%
 Family, 5 people 827 4.52%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 30 0.16%
 Family, 6 people 331 1.81%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 16 0.09%
 Family, 7 or more people 251 1.37%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 9 0.05%

Burlington Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 14,426 30.55%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 5,447 11.53%
Public Assistance 286 0.61%
Retirement 3,316 7.02%
Self Employment 1,359 2.88%
Social Security 5,483 11.61%
Supplemental Security 624 1.32%
Wage / Salary 14,110 29.88%
Other 2,173 4.60%

Burlington Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 4,833 57.29%
 With children under 18 3,603 42.71%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,486 8.90%
 Married 9,657 57.86%
 Never Married 5,085 30.47%
 Widowed 462 2.77%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,254 11.55%
 Married 9,880 50.61%
 Never Married 4,526 23.18%
 Widowed 2,862 14.66%

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Burlington Education Information

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Burlington Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 3,828 11.09%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 5,435 15.75%
 High school diploma or equivalent 9,921 28.75%
 Some college, no degree 6,217 18.02%
 Associate degree 2,119 6.14%
 Bachelors degree 5,115 14.82%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,868 5.41%

Burlington Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 305 0.68% 304 0.68% 609 1.36%
Kindergarten 475 1.06% 53 0.12% 528 1.18%
Grades 1-4 2,470 5.50% 221 0.49% 2,691 5.99%
Grades 5-8 2,290 5.10% 165 0.37% 2,455 5.47%
Grades 9-12 2,250 5.01% 42 0.09% 2,292 5.10%
Undergrad college 1,149 2.56% 459 1.02% 1,608 3.58%
Graduate or professional school 165 0.37% 154 0.34% 319 0.71%
Total 9,104 20.27% 1,398 3.11% 10,502 23.38%

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Burlington Business Information

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Retail sales (2002): $1,118,714,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $124,479,000
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Burlington Public Benefits Information

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Burlington Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 38,427 86.35%
 Below Poverty Level 6,076 13.65%

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Burlington Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 19

Burlington Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 4.040 0.462 0.365 2.531 7.398 0.268 11.900 52.396 3.602 68.166
2000 3.877 0.473 0.000 1.645 5.996 0.383 11.653 51.120 3.494 66.650
2001 3.984 0.219 0.066 1.970 6.239 0.219 12.171 50.875 2.955 66.220
2002 4.200 0.258 0.086 1.766 6.311 0.172 15.637 54.751 3.468 74.029
2003 3.441 0.258 0.065 1.914 5.678 0.237 13.721 51.658 3.376 68.756
2004 4.255 0.234 0.000 1.766 6.254 0.170 11.360 40.376 2.404 54.140
2005 6.579 0.274 0.084 1.919 8.857 0.190 15.162 49.598 2.868 67.628
2006 6.469 0.350 0.082 2.266 9.167 0.330 14.256 46.372 3.605 64.233
2007 5.792 0.329 0.062 2.115 8.298 0.164 15.671 42.186 3.081 60.938

Burlington Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 37 104
2005 41 106
2006 40 110
2007 39 105

Burlington Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 3,105
2000 3,223
2001 3,310
2002 3,730

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Burlington Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Burlington Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 5,958 13.26%
10-19 Years 5,655 12.59%
20-29 Years 6,372 14.19%
30-39 Years 6,541 14.56%
40-49 Years 6,171 13.74%
50-59 Years 4,781 10.64%
60-69 Years 3,703 8.24%
70-79 Years 3,593 8.00%
80-89 Years 1,783 3.97%
90+ Years 360 0.80%

Burlington Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 21,114 47.01%
 Female 23,803 52.99%

Burlington Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 27,828 61.95%
 African-American 11,166 24.86%
 Hispanic/Latino 4,525 10.07%
 Asian 758 1.69%
 Multiracial 472 1.05%
 Amerindian 113 0.25%
 Other Race 47 0.10%
 Pacific Islander 8 0.02%

Burlington Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 5,933 25.32%
2. English 3,934 16.79%
3. German 3,587 15.31%
4. Irish 2,956 12.61%
5. Scotch Irish 1,656 7.07%
6. Scottish 967 4.13%
7. Italian 652 2.78%
8. African 588 2.51%
9. Dutch 493 2.10%
10. French Non-Basque 481 2.05%

Burlington Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 36,904 87.06%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 4,157 9.81%
3. Greek 186 0.44%
4. Laotian 184 0.43%
5. German 115 0.27%
6. Vietnamese 114 0.27%
7. French 110 0.26%
8. Gujarathi 105 0.25%
9. Other Indic 67 0.16%
10. Arabic 55 0.13%

Burlington Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 41,002 90.39%
 Naturalized immigrant 710 1.57%
 Not a citizen 3,651 8.05%

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Burlington 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 Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

27215 27217  
27216 27220