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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Burlington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (19.27%), sales jobs (11.60%), and management occupations (8.45%).

In terms of college education, Burlington is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.49% of adults 25 and older in Burlington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Burlington in 2010 was $25,238, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,952 for a family of four. However, Burlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, English, Polish, and Norwegian.

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