Burlington is a medium-sized town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 16,944 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Burlington is the 26th largest community in Kentucky.
Burlington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burlington is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burlington who work in office and administrative support (16.03%), sales jobs (11.95%), and management occupations (10.37%).
In terms of college education, Burlington is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.11% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Burlington in 2010 was $29,948, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,792 for a family of four. However, Burlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Burlington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Burlington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burlington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Burlington include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Burlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.