Burlington, WI

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Living in Burlington

Burlington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 10,978 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burlington who work in office and administrative support (17.66%), sales jobs (12.23%), and management occupations (9.00%).

The citizens of Burlington are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.98% of adults in Burlington having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Burlington in 2010 was $31,057, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,228 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. Important ancestries of people in Burlington include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

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