Burlington is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 636 people and just one neighborhood, Burlington is the 724th largest community in Illinois. Burlington has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Burlington home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Burlington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Burlington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burlington is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burlington who work in office and administrative support (13.82%), sales jobs (9.76%) and teaching (8.94%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Burlington is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Burlington a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Burlington has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Burlington’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Burlington, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.38 minutes every day commuting to work.