Burlington, WI


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Burlington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 10,645 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Burlington is the 83rd largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, Burlington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Burlington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burlington is a city 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 (17.90%), sales jobs (11.59%), and management occupations (7.96%).

The education level of Burlington citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.31% of adults 25 and older in Burlington have a college degree.

The per capita income in Burlington in 2010 was $24,667, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,668 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 Black or African-American. Burlington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.37% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burlington include Irish, Polish, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Burlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.