Burlington, NJ


Highest Appreciating Burlington Neighborhoods Since 2000

Burlington, NJ Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Burlington Housing Market Information

With a population of 9,808, 3,899 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $144,204, Burlington real estate values are some of the lowest in New Jersey, although compared to real estate around the nation, Burlington homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Burlington, accounting for 44.88% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Burlington include row houses and other attached homes ( 33.86%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.16%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.93%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Burlington. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.26% of Burlington's homes, and 61.39% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

The housing in Burlington was primarily built before 1939 ( 46.08%), making the housing stock in Burlington some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Burlington. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 32.48%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 18.45%). There's also some housing in Burlington built between 2000 and later ( 2.98%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Burlington. Fully 15.05% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Burlington homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Burlington real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Burlington Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Burlington over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 29.21% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Burlington home appreciation rates at 0.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.32%.

Over the last year, Burlington appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Burlington's appreciation rate has been 0.89%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Burlington were at 0.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.32%.

Relative to New Jersey, our data show that Burlington's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in New Jersey.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Burlington differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Burlington - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Burlington real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Burlington, NJ HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,007,000 0.0
$755,001 - $1,007,000 0.3
$503,001 - $755,000 0.8
$403,001 - $503,000 0.7
$302,001 - $403,000 5.1
$201,001 - $302,000 20.5
$101,001 - $201,000 51.4
$50,001 - $101,000 17.0
$0 - $50,000 4.2

Very Low for NJ
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
52.654400562522 96.7479674796748

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Burlington Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
30.03% 1.53% 1 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,317 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 65.26
Renters 34.74
Vacant 15.05

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Burlington HOMES
2000 or Newer 3.0
1970 - 1999 18.5
1940 - 1969 32.5
1939 or Older 46.1

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Burlington HOMES
Single-Family 44.9
Townhomes 33.9
Small Apt. Buildings 8.9
Apt. Complexes 12.2
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Burlington HOMES
No Bedroom 0.81
1 Bedroom 14.79
2 Bedrooms 18.26
3 Bedrooms 46.08
4 Bedrooms 15.32
5 or more bedrooms 4.75