Burlington, VT
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Burlington, VT Real Estate Data


Burlington Housing Market Information

With 42,452 people, 16,153 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $339,940, Burlington house prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, Burlington real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Burlington, accounting for 33.74% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Burlington include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 31.45%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 29.03%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.75%).

Burlington is dominated by renter-occupied one, two, or no bedrooms apartments. 66.40% of Burlington's dwellings are rentals.

The housing in Burlington was primarily built before 1939 ( 42.07%), 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 1970-1999 ( 27.88%), followed by between 1940-1969 ( 26.17%). There's also some housing in Burlington built between 2000 and later ( 3.88%).

Burlington Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Burlington have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 14.69%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Burlington house appreciation rate of 1.38%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Burlington's appreciation rate, at 3.67%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Burlington's appreciation rate has been -0.06%, which annualizes to a rate of -0.25%.

Relative to Vermont, our data show that Burlington's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Vermont.

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:
$339,940

Burlington, VT HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,099,000 1.1
$824,001 - $1,099,000 2.7
$549,001 - $824,000 12.7
$439,001 - $549,000 11.0
$330,001 - $439,000 19.6
$220,001 - $330,000 32.1
$110,001 - $220,000 16.6
$55,001 - $110,000 1.6
$0 - $55,000 2.1

Very High for VT
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
12.7094808390953 5.83941605839416

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
16,153

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,492 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 33.60
Renters 66.40
Vacant 3.29

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Burlington HOMES
2000 or Newer 3.9
1970 - 1999 27.9
1940 - 1969 26.2
1939 or Older 42.1

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Burlington HOMES
Single-Family 33.7
Townhomes 4.7
Small Apt. Buildings 31.5
Apt. Complexes 29.0
Mobile Homes 1.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Burlington HOMES
No Bedroom 3.69
1 Bedroom 20.56
2 Bedrooms 30.49
3 Bedrooms 30.09
4 Bedrooms 11.60
5 or more bedrooms 3.57

Burlington Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
VT*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q3 - 2016 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q4
104.86% 4.25% 10 10
* 10 is highest