Burlington, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 24,498. Population change since 2000: +7.1%
Males: 12,489  (51.0%)
Females: 12,009  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01803.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $95,191 (it was $75,240 in 2000)
Burlington:

$95,191
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $42,227 (it was $30,732 in 2000)

Burlington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $419,638 (it was $243,100 in 2000)
Burlington:

$419,638
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $482,112; Detached houses: $517,347; Townhouses or other attached units: $408,619; In 2-unit structures: $419,187; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $460,645; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $286,073; Mobile homes: $56,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,688.

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  • Races in Burlington, MA (2010)

    Burlington races chart
    • 19,39279.2%White alone
    • 3,26613.3%Asian alone
    • 7873.2%Black alone
    • 5782.4%Hispanic
    • 3551.4%Two or more races
    • 830.3%Other race alone
    • 320.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Burlington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Burlington: 137.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.8%), Italian (17.7%), English (6.5%), German (5.2%), United States (3.8%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1799

Elevation: 218 feet

Land area: 11.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,074 people per square mile   (low).

Burlington,MA real estate house value index trend

Burlington, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington CDP:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

5,126 residents are foreign born (7.8% Asia, 3.6% Europe).

This place:

20.1%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,633 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,259 (1.1%)

Burlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, MA (7.6 miles , pop. 55,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (14.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (179.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Pinehurst, MA (1.6 miles ), Woburn, MA (1.7 miles ), Bedford, MA (2.0 miles ), Wilmington, MA (2.0 miles ), Billerica, MA (2.1 miles ), Lexington, MA (2.1 miles ), Winchester, MA (2.2 miles ), Reading, MA (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 51 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 1998: 69 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $209,200
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2010: 47 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $297,700
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $209,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 71.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26,353 (+103.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,243 (24.1%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Burlington household income distribution Burlington home values distribution

Crime rates in Burlington by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.00.0
Rapes 000000213053
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.08.03.911.70.020.011.8
Robberies 8108151012105121276
per 100,000 34.843.234.965.843.251.240.019.746.746.528.023.6
Assaults 151124113518271739352624
per 100,000 65.347.5104.648.3151.176.8108.167.1151.8135.8104.194.4
Burglaries 42538380125163258191133715832
per 100,000 182.7228.8361.8351.0539.7695.41,032.9754.4517.6275.4232.2125.8
Thefts 750789606534550506595470558600557453
per 100,000 3,263.03,406.72,641.32,343.22,374.92,158.82,382.11,856.32,171.62,327.22,230.21,781.0
Auto thefts 605828284328282712181616
per 100,000 261.0250.4122.0122.9185.7119.5112.1106.646.769.864.162.9
Arson N/AN/A0110113200
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.04.44.30.04.03.911.77.80.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 167.6173.9153.7140.6170.3156.5193.4141.1161.2142.0146.3107.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Burlington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 68 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Massachusetts average:

2.51

Burlington tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Burlington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Burlington, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Burlington, Massachusetts average temperatures Burlington, Massachusetts average precipitation Burlington, Massachusetts humidity Burlington, Massachusetts wind speed Burlington, Massachusetts snowfall Burlington, Massachusetts sunshine Burlington, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Burlington-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Burlington place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 187.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from Burlington center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from Burlington center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burlington topographic map

Birthplace of: David Lovering - Alternative rock musician, Charles A. Murphy - Politician, Roderick MacKinnon - Nobel laureate, Mark Fusco - Ice hockey player, Scott Fusco - Ice hockey player, Bob Jay - Professional ice hockey player.

Main business address for: PALOMAR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES INC (ELECTROMEDICAL & ELECTROTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS), EZENIA INC (COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), HEALTHGATE DATA CORP (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), IBASIS INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), CIRCOR INTERNATIONAL INC (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS), LIGHTBRIDGE INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), BOSTONFED BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), GENSYM CORP (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).

Hospitals and medical centers in Burlington:

  • AFFINITY-HOSPICE OF LIFE (121 MIDDLESEX TURNPIKE)
  • LAHEY HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER, BURLINGTON (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 41 & 45 MALL ROAD)
  • BURLINGTON REGIONAL DIALYSIS (31 MALL ROAD-DIALYSIS SUITE 1B)

Heliports located in Burlington:

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Amtrak stations near Burlington:

  • 4 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 13 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 13 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • Middlesex Community College (about 4 miles; Bedford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,040)
  • Tufts University (about 9 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,041)
  • Bentley University (about 9 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,229)
  • Lesley University (about 10 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 4,317)
  • Harvard University (about 11 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 20,857)
  • Brandeis University (about 11 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Cambridge College (about 11 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,782)

Public high school in Burlington:

Private high school in Burlington:

  • OPEN BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 3 WINN ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

Private elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • MOUNT HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 3 MCGINNIS DR; Grades: PK - 5)
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 127; Location: 133 CAMBRIDGE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TENDER LEARNING CENTRE (Students: 39; Location: 87 2ND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 29; Location: 18 RAY AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KNOWLEDGE BEGINNINGS (Students: 21; Location: 30 MALL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Burlington

Library in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,197,661; Location: 22 SEARS STREET; 89,164 books; 6,814 audio materials; 6,818 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 193 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • MARY AND ARTHUR CLAPHAM HOSPITAL is renamed to Lahey Clinic Medical Center - Burlington
  • There also is a regional High school for Burlington High students, grades 9 to 12. It is Shawsheen technical High school located on Cook st. Billerica Ma.5 towns belong and supporgt this technical High school.Also a Christian school in town, it used to be the Meadowbrook school, the named changed when it became a private Christian school.
  • Burlington has a regional technical High school, its called Shawsheen technical High school, a consortium a a few towns, located in Billerica Ma.

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Notable locations in Burlington: The Marketplace (A), Burlington Industrial Center (B), Burlington Woods Office Park (C), New England Executive Park (D), Northeast Executive Park (E), Northwest Industrial Park (F), Burlington Fire Department Station 2 (G), Burlington Public Library (H), Burlington Town Hall (I), Cattell Memorial Library (J), Burlington Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (K), Marshall Simonds Middle School Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Burlington Mall Shopping Center (1), Cross Roads Shopping Center (2), Almys-First National Shopping Center (3), Burlington Plaza Shopping Center (4), Middlesex Mall Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Burlington include: PALOMAR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES INC (A), EZENIA INC (B), HEALTHGATE DATA CORP (C), IBASIS INC (D), CIRCOR INTERNATIONAL INC (E), LIGHTBRIDGE INC (F), BOSTONFED BANCORP INC (G), GENSYM CORP (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burlington include: United Church of Christ Congregational Church (A), Temple Shalom Emeth (B), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (C), Saint Margarets Church (D), Saint Malachys Church (E), Presbyterian Church of Burlington (F), Pinewood Church (G), Open Bible Church (H), Heritage Park Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chestnut Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Tannery Pond (A), Butterfield Pond (B), Mill Pond (C), Long Meadow Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Meadow Brook (A), Sandy Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Burlington include: Well Field (1), Marvin Field (2), Burlington Town Common (3), Veterans Memorial Park (4), Rahanis Park (5), Simonds Park (6), Rotary Field (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Party Central (Amusement & Theme Parks; 11 Mallard Way), Praxis Group Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 11 Ray Avenue), General Cinema Burlington 10 (20 South Avenue).

Hotels: Jobplex (25 Mall Road), Candlewood Suites (130 Middlesex Turnpike), Gutierrez CO (50 Cambridge Street), Marriott Boston Burlington (Route 128 & 3A (ONE Mall ROAD)), Homestead Boston Burlington (40 South Ave), Four Points by Sheraton Burlington (Wheeler Road And Middlesex Tpke).

Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 90.1. This is worse than average.

City:

90.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Burlington and their reported violations in the past:

BURLINGTON WATER DEPT (Population served: 25,206, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-26-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-10-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-10-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 91 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.3%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.5% for Black residents, 3.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.8%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
19 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2000:

  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Burlington, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Burlington compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Burlington (2011 data):

  • Brookline Bank: Burlington Branch at 72 Burlington Mall Road, branch established on 2008/08/04; Cambridge Branch at 34 Cambridge Street, branch established on 2010/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,854.7 mil, Deposits: $2,040.1 mil, headquarters in Brookline, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Mall Rd Branch at 40 Mall Road, branch established on 1978/01/01; Burlington Rte. 62 at 248 Middlesex Turnpike, branch established on 1990/12/03. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Burlington Mall Branch at Route 3 And 128 / 75 Middlesex Tunpike, branch established on 1964/12/21; Burlington Branch at 11 Center Street, branch established on 1958/09/10. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: Burlington Financial Center Branch at 6 Wayside Road, #a1, branch established on 2007/05/30. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Burlington Branch at 7 New England Executive Park, branch established on 2002/09/18. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Middlesex North Branch at 182a Cambridge Street, branch established on 2010/10/12. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Century Bank and Trust Company: Burlington Branch at 132 Cambridge Street, branch established on 1982/03/15. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $2,740.5 mil, Deposits: $2,148.1 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Century Bancorp, Inc.
  • Leader Bank, National Association: Burlington Branch at 50 Mall Rd, branch established on 2010/09/08. Info updated 2011/07/15: Bank assets: $509.3 mil, Deposits: $342.4 mil, headquarters in Arlington, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Leader Bancorp, Inc
  • Eastern Bank: Middlesex Commons Branch at 43 Middlesex Turnpike, Suite 10, branch established on 1997/06/30. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Massachusetts:

  • Boston Burlington Marriott, 1 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01803 , Phone: (781) 229-6565
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Wheeler Rd, Burlington, MA 01803 , Phone: (781) 272-8800, Fax: (781) 221-4605
  • Homestead Studio Suites Hotel, 40 South Ave, Burlington, MA 01803 , Phone: (781) 359-9099, Fax: (781) 359-9044
  • Hyatt Summerfield Burlington, 2 Van De Graaff Dr, Burlington, MA 01803 , Phone: (781) 270-0800, Fax: (781) 270-5554
  • Staybridge Suites Burlington, 11 Old Concord Rd, Burlington, MA 01803 , Phone: (781) 221-2233, Fax: (781) 221-6969
  • Candlewood Suites, 130 Middlesex St, Burlington, MA 01803 , Phone: (781) 229-4300, Fax: (781) 229-4301
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Burlington travel time to work - commute Burlington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Neighborhood in Burlington (Burlington, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Burlington CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($940 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.36% ($60,625 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.56% ($52,127)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.55% ($79,480)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,531 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.19%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($55,257 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.64% ($62,521)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.50% ($78,357)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Burlington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED42$347,643147$283,578957$269,20938$125,8681$1,240,00014$222,714
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$341,5008$255,37550$289,3605$72,4000$01$172,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$399,00016$294,375145$319,23411$133,3640$03$114,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$373,50016$301,313160$290,6445$227,6000$04$232,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$334,0005$264,20038$262,2632$207,5000$01$172,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3321.00 , 3322.00, 3323.00, 3324.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$316,76921$354,238
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$309,11110$330,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$329,6677$335,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$313,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$333,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3321.00 , 3322.00, 3323.00, 3324.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 146
  • Service Call: 9

Incident types - Burlington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burlington, MA
Most common first names in Burlington, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19980.3 years
John18272.1 years
Robert11668.6 years
William10173.4 years
Joseph9375.7 years
Margaret7779.5 years
James7673.5 years
George7474.0 years
Helen6080.3 years
Charles5371.7 years
Most common last names in Burlington, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3579.1 years
Brown2078.1 years
Miller1978.4 years
Anderson1970.4 years
Johnson1878.3 years
Graham1876.3 years
Murphy1771.2 years
Mccarthy1776.3 years
Doherty1673.5 years
Sullivan1579.4 years
Businesses in Burlington, MA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO3Johnny Rockets1
AT&T2Jones New York3
Abercrombie Kids1Journeys1
Aeropostale1Juicy Couture1
American Eagle Outfitters1Justice2
Ann Taylor2Kohl's1
Apple Store1Lane Bryant1
Audi1Lane Furniture1
Bakers1LensCrafters1
Banana Republic1Macy's1
Barnes & Noble1Marriott1
Bath & Body Works1Marshalls1
Bebe1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's1
Brookstone1Men's Wearhouse2
Burger King1Motherhood Maternity2
CVS2New Balance4
Cache1New York & Co1
Casual Male XL1Nike3
Catherines1Nordstrom1
Chick-Fil-A1Old Navy1
Chico's1Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Circle K1Pac Sun1
Clarks1Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Coldwater Creek1Pottery Barn1
Crate & Barrel1Pottery Barn Kids1
Domino's Pizza1Quiznos1
Dunkin Donuts8RadioShack1
Eddie Bauer1Sears2
Express1Sephora1
FedEx8Shaw's1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel2
GNC1Staples1
GameStop3Starbucks1
Gap1Subway2
Gymboree1Talbots2
H&R Block1The Cheesecake Factory1
Haagen-Dazs1The Limited1
Holiday Inn2Trader Joe's1
Hollister Co.1UPS16
Homestead Studio Suites1Vans1
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Hyatt1Victoria's Secret1
J. Jill1Wendy's1
J.Crew1Wet Seal1
JoS. A. Bank1
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