Burlington, IA (City Center)



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About Burlington, IA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Burlington is $65,644, which is less expensive than 93.9% of Iowa neighborhoods and 94.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Burlington City Center is currently $943, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.9% of the neighborhoods in Iowa.

Burlington City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Burlington, Iowa.

Real estate in the City Center of Burlington, IA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Burlington City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Burlington City Center has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Burlington City Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Burlington City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 59.3% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Burlington City Center neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 74.2% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Burlington are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 84.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Burlington City Center neighborhood, 33.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 32.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.7%), and 15.0% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Burlington City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.5%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Burlington, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report French roots (5.0%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Burlington City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.2%) and 5.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Burlington, IA (City Center) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

136 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ancestry (top 20)

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
City Center 0.101011101001110
Burlington 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Burlington 0.101011101001110
Iowa 21.25

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Burlington Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Burlington 0.101011101001110
Iowa 16

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

BURLINGTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Black Hawk Elementary School
2804 S 14th St
Burlington, IA 52601
PK-05
Burlington Community High School
421 Terrace Dr
Burlington, IA 52601
09-12
Corse Elementary School
700 South Starr St.
Burlington, IA 52601
PK-05
Edward Stone Middle School
3000 Mason Rd.
Burlington, IA 52601
06-08
James Wilson Grimes School
800 South St.
Burlington, IA 52601
PK-05
North Hill Elementary School
825 N. 9th St.
Burlington, IA 52601
PK-05
Aldo Leopold Middle School
3075 Sunnyside
Burlington, IA 52601
06-08
Sunnyside Elementary School
2040 Sunnyside Ave.
Burlington, IA 52601
PK-05
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

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