Most Expensive Burlington Neighborhoods
Burlington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 42,211 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Burlington is the largest community in Vermont. Burlington has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Burlington real estate is some of the most expensive in Vermont, although Burlington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Burlington is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Burlington is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burlington who work in office and administrative support (10.93%), sales jobs (10.88%) and teaching (10.43%).
Of important note, Burlington is also a city of artists. Burlington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Burlington’s character.
Also of interest is that Burlington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Burlington is a major college town that has a very high percentage of its residents over 18 years old who are college students. Naturally, collegiate life has a major influence on local Burlington culture, lifestyle and entertainment options. Burlington really pulses to the beat of the academic calendar. In Burlington every fall, returning students reinvigorate the community, who you will notice are all over town, buying groceries, out with friends, and getting acquainted or re-acquainted with each other and Burlington. One of the beneficial effects that colleges provide is that they tend to be lasting institutions that deliver direct economic benefits to the local economy in the form of such things as jobs for faculty and staff, and spending by students. Burlington benefits directly from this.
Burlington, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Burlington is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Burlington area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Burlington is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.11% of adults in Burlington have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Burlington in 2010 was $25,234, which is lower middle income relative to Vermont, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,936 for a family of four. However, Burlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Burlington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Burlington include Irish, German, English, French, Italian and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Burlington is English. Some people also speak Indic languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||16,337|
|BURLINGTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||33.98%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||66.02%|
|TYPE OF BURLINGTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||34.09%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.34%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||32.66%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.98%|
|SIZE OF BURLINGTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.97%|
|AGE OF BURLINGTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.40%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||27.47%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||26.66%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||42.48%|
|BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$266,462|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,257|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.89%|
|$53,001 - $105,000||0.95%|
|$105,001 - $210,000||20.86%|
|$210,001 - $316,000||37.53%|
|$316,001 - $421,000||19.52%|
|$421,001 - $526,000||8.92%|
|$526,001 - $789,000||6.26%|
|$789,001 - $1,052,000||1.81%|
|PEOPLE OF BURLINGTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.40%|
|5 TO 17||9.53%|
|18 TO 24||32.58%|
|25 TO 34||16.48%|
|35 TO 54||18.83%|
|55 TO 64||9.26%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.92%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.87%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$42,745|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,234|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||25.05%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (19.59%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.76%)
Public Service (2.59%)
Information Technology (2.04%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.71%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.56%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.32%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.72%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (20.80%)
French Canadian (6.26%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.18%)
Indic languages (2.39%)
African languages (1.32%)
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