Burlington, Vermont

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Population in 2017: 42,239 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 20,915  (49.5%)
Females: 21,324  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

27.3 years
Vermont median age:

43.1 years

Zip codes: 05401, 05405, 05408.

Burlington Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,464 (it was $33,070 in 2000)
Burlington:

$48,464
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,216 (it was $19,011 in 2000)

Burlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $281,504 (it was $127,600 in 2000)
Burlington:

$281,504
VT:

$223,700

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $336,348; detached houses: $345,985; townhouses or other attached units: $257,520; in 2-unit structures: $772,406; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $289,810; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,163; mobile homes: $75,714

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,097.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burlington: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.1%
(24.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.8% for American Indian residents, 24.6% for other race residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Burlington, VT (2016)
    • 35,59283.1%White alone
    • 2,6886.3%Asian alone
    • 2,1245.0%Black alone
    • 1,1642.7%Hispanic
    • 1,1102.6%Two or more races
    • 1810.4%American Indian alone
    • 1500.4%Other race alone
    • 110.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 75 registered sex offenders living in Burlington, Vermont as of October 23, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burlington is 571 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Burlington by year

Type

2003

2006

2007

2008

2009

2015

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(7.6)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
20
(50.5)
23
(59.6)
22
(57.7)
19
(49.5)
12
(30.9)
15
(35.6)
21
(49.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(35.3)
16
(41.5)
18
(47.2)
23
(59.9)
14
(36.1)
18
(42.7)
11
(26.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
103
(259.9)
115
(298.1)
95
(249.0)
110
(286.7)
92
(237.2)
65
(154.2)
99
(234.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
260
(656.1)
260
(673.9)
359
(940.9)
253
(659.4)
235
(605.8)
228
(540.8)
223
(528.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,107
(2,794)
1,260
(3,266)
1,268
(3,323)
1,358
(3,539)
1,493
(3,849)
1,222
(2,898)
941
(2,228)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(116.1)
44
(114.0)
46
(120.6)
43
(112.1)
32
(82.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(10.1)
3
(7.8)
4
(10.5)
6
(15.6)
2
(5.2)
5
(11.9)
3
(7.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.5)260.2311.8318.5311.6285.9230.6225.3

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City-data.com crime index in Burlington, VT

Crime rate in Burlington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 139 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Vermont average:

1.87
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Ancestries: Irish (12.3%), English (8.1%), American (7.9%), German (5.4%), French Canadian (5.0%), European (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1865

Elevation: 113 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,999 people per square mile   (average).

Burlington,VT real estate house value index trend

Burlington, Vermont map

5,252 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 2.4% Africa, 2.3% Asia).

This city:

12.3%
Vermont:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $5,557 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $5,443 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (121.5 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (184.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (253.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Winooski, VT (1.5 miles ),
South Burlington, VT (1.7 miles ),
Colchester, VT (2.0 miles ),
Essex Junction, VT (2.4 miles ),
Essex, VT (2.5 miles ),
Shelburne, VT (2.6 miles ),
Williston, VT (2.6 miles ),
St. George, VT (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.48 N, Longitude: 73.22 W

Burlington nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Queen City, The People's Republic of Burlington

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,175 (+30.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,407 (55.5%)

Area code: 802

Distribution of median household income in Burlington, VT in 2016
Distribution of house value in Burlington, VT in 2016
Burlington satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Burlington tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $341,200
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $202,400
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $65,900
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $211,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Burlington, VT residents
Average permit cost in Burlington, VT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.7%
Vermont:

2.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Burlington, VT
Historical housing units in Burlington, VT
Most common industries in Burlington, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Burlington, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Burlington, Vermont

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Burlington, Vermont environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.309. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.309
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.63. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.63
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from Burlington center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 66.5 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 105.7 miles away from Burlington center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.0 miles away from Burlington center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.3 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 Chittenden County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Heavy Rains: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burlington topographic map

Main business address for: CHITTENDEN CORP /VT/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Burlington:

  • FLETCHER ALLEN HOSPITAL OF VERMONT (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 111 COLCHESTER AVE)
  • BURLINGTON HEALTH AND REHAB (300 PEARL STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB BIRCHWOOD TER (43 STARR FARM RD)
  • MEDICAL CENTER NURSING HOME (MED CTR HOSP-ARNOLD 3)
  • STARR FARM NURSING CENTER (98 STARR FARM RD)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - MED CTR HOSP OF VT CAMPUS (111 COLCHESTER AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Burlington:

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Amtrak stations near Burlington:

  • 6 miles: BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (ESSEX JUNCTION, 29 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) - Seasonal Station . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Burlington:

  • University of Vermont (Full-time enrollment: 11,566; Location: 85 S Prospect St; Public; Website: www.uvm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Champlain College (Full-time enrollment: 2,623; Location: 246 S. Willard St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.champlain.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Burlington College (Full-time enrollment: 192; Location: 351 North Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.burlington.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Burlington:

  • Community College of Vermont (about 3 miles; Winooski, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 4 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 19 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Middlebury College (about 33 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Norwich University (about 37 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Castleton State College (about 61 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Dartmouth College (about 72 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)

Public high school in Burlington:

Private high school in Burlington:

  • ROCK POINT SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 1 ROCK POINT RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • LYMAN C. HUNT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 435, Location: 1364 NORTH AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • EDMUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 372, Location: 275 MAIN STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • J. J. FLYNN SCHOOL (Students: 333, Location: 1645 NORTH AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • CHAMPLAIN SCHOOL (Students: 293, Location: 800 PINE STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • EDMUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 287, Location: 299 MAIN STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • C. P. SMITH SCHOOL (Students: 278, Location: 332 ETHAN ALLEN PARKWAY, Grades: PK-5)
  • SUSTAINABILITY ACADEMY AT LAWRENCE BARNES (Location: 123 NORTH STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • INTEGRATED ARTS ACADEMY AT H. O. WHEELER (Location: 6 ARCHIBALD STREET, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 256, Location: 136 LOCUST ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • MATER CHRISTI SCHOOL (Students: 233, Location: 50 MANSFIELD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE BAIRD SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 1138 PINE ST, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Burlington

Library in Burlington:

  • FLETCHER FREE (Operating income: $1,620,584; Location: 235 COLLEGE ST.; 132,189 books; 4,436 audio materials; 5,092 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 286 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WCAX TV Ch. 3, So. Burlington, Vt. owned by the Martin family, the only Burlington station owned by a Vermont family. a CBS affiliate
  • WBTZ is one of the strongest FM radio stations in Burlington (99.9)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Burlington: Saint Marks Youth Center (A), Ethan Allen Tower (B), Mayes Boat Landing Ramp (C), Providence Orphan Assylum and Hospital (D), Burlington Country Club (E), Perkins Pier (F), North Breakwater Light (G), South Breakwater Light (H), Vermont State Craft Center Shelburne Farms (I), Union Station (J), Saint Johns Club (K), Iran Allen Building (L), The Lund Family Center Library (M), Burlington City Hall (N), Burlington Community Boathouse (O), South Burlington Community Library (P), Carnegie Building of the Fletcher Free Library (Q), Champlain College Library (R), Sara M Holbrook Community Center (S), Saint Marks Family Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Burlington Plaza Shopping Center (1), Burlington Square Shopping Center (2), Church Street Marketplace Shopping Center (3), North Avenue Shopping Center (4), Ethan Allen Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Burlington: CHITTENDEN CORP /VT/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Burlington include: Unitarian Church (A), Burlington Friends Meeting House (B), Synagogue Ahavath Gerim (C), Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (D), Champlain Valley Baptist Church (E), Salvation Army (F), Saint Pauls Cathedral Episcopal Church (G), Saint Mark Church (H), Saint Josephs Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenmount Cemetery (1), Lakeview Cemetery (2), Mount Calvary Cemetery (3), Saint Joseph Cemetery (4), Ohavi Zedek Cemetery (5), Elmwood Avenue Cemetery (6), Episcopal Diocese Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Burlington include: City Hall Park Historic District (1), City Hall Park (2), Pearl Street Historic District (3), Battery Park (4), North Beach Park (5), South Union Street Historic District (6), South Willard Street Historic District (7), The Cottage Green (8), Battery Street Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fleming Museum - Offices (Uvm Colchester Avenue) (1), Echo at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain (Museums; 1 College Street) (2), Fleming Museum (Uvm Colchester Avenue) (3), Catamount Trail Association (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 1 Main Street Suite 308A) (4), Burlington Chamber of Commerce (60 Main) (5), Algebars (Arcades & Amusements; 70 Church) (6), Yolanda Drag Queen Singer Songwriter (Arcades & Amusements; 125 Street Paul Street) (7), American Expeditions (Tours & Charters; 119 South Winooski Avenue) (8), Spirit of Ethan Allen III (Tours & Charters; 348 Flynn Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn (1068 Williston Rd) (1), Radisson Hotel Burlington (60 Battery Street) (2), Champlain Inn (165 Shelburne Road) (3), Town & Country Motel (490 Shelburne Rd) (4), Lang House (360 Main Street) (5), Liberty Inn and Suites (462 Shelburne Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Chittenden County - Courts- Probate Court (175 Main Street) (1), United States Government - Courts- Federal Public Defenders Office- Clerk Federal C (11 Elmwood Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Birdie Tebbetts - Baseball player, Charles Jerome Hopkins - Composer, Theodore S. Peck - Army general and Medal of Honor recipient, John Dewey - (1859-1952), philosopher, Timothy Steele - Contemporary, Henry Farnham Perkins - Zoologist, Orson Bean - Actor, Morgan Page - House musician, Ross Miner - Figure skater, Edward D. Robie - Navy admiral.

Chittenden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BURLINGTON DEPT PUBLIC WORKS WATER DIV (Population served: 44,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CATAMOUNT BOLTON WATER AND SEWER (Address: 210 COLLEGE ST STE 201 , Population served: 1,030, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-11-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-11-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-11-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-11-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-11-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-11-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)
  • 35 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-12-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
FARRINGTON MHP (Address: 1106 NORTH AVE , Population served: 301, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-16-2009 to MAR-31-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-16-2009 to MAR-31-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WINDRIDGE AT TEELA WOOKET (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-23-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-23-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-23-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-23-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
COUNTRY CLUB CONDOMINIUM (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-08-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-02-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-13-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2008), St Boil Water Order (MAY-12-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-25-2009 to OCT-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-25-2009 to OCT-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-07-2005), St Boil Water Order (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
CATAMOUNT CHARLOTTE (Address: 210 COLLEGE ST STE 201 , Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
BLACK RIVER OVERLOOK (Address: 123 ST. PAUL ST , Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-13-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-13-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2011)
PLAYCARE CENTER IN BERLIN (Address: 86 LAKE ST , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Burlington that have no violations reported:

  • FIDDLEHEAD CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

40.7%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.3%
Whole state:

9.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2010:

  • 6,054 people in college/university student housing
  • 476 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 171 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 152 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 94 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 47 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2000:

  • 3,134 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 477 people in nursing homes
  • 247 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in religious group quarters
  • 36 people in other group homes
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 22 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Arena or stadium:
  • Patrick Gym. University of Vermont.

Banks with branches in Burlington (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: North Avenue Branch, University Branch, Chittenden Trust Company Branch. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Merchants Bank: at 164 College Street, branch established on 1849/01/01; North Burlington Branch at 1014 North Avenue, branch established on 1968/01/22. Info updated 2011/12/09: Bank assets: $1,615.1 mil, Deposits: $1,179.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Bancshares, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: North Avenue Branch at 1127 North Ave, branch established on 1955/02/28; Corporate Plaza Branch at 149 Bank St, branch established on 1847/11/06. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Northfield Savings Bank: Burlington Branch at 160 College Street, branch established on 2005/06/27. Info updated 2007/04/25: Bank assets: $685.8 mil, Deposits: $511.0 mil, headquarters in Northfield, VT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Northfield Mhc
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Burlington Branch at 150 Bank Street, branch established on 2009/12/01. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: The Howard Bank Branch at 111 Main Street, branch established on 1870/06/07. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Burlington Branch at 148 College Street, branch established on 1992/03/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Burlington:

Marital status in Burlington, VT
  • Never married: 58.3%
  • Now married: 28.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Vermont average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Burlington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burlington, VT (based on Chittenden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,14319
Mainline Protestant9,42743
Evangelical Protestant8,63843
Other3,89120
Orthodox1001
None95,346-
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: 42
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Chittenden County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Chittenden County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 142
Chittenden County:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chittenden County:

5.3%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.0%
State:

53.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Burlington:

55.6%
Vermont:

53.2%

Average BMI:
Burlington:

27.5
Vermont:

28.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.2%
State:

19.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
State:

8.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Burlington:

28.2%
Vermont:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

62.9%
Vermont:

60.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Burlington:

82.6%
Vermont:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burlington, VT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 117$773,601$79,3443$4,172
Police Protection - Officers 99$564,929$68,4765$5,124
Firefighters 79$452,852$68,7880$0
Streets and Highways 66$307,881$55,9789$21,231
Financial Administration 62$306,393$59,30236$30,697
Parks and Recreation 53$234,577$53,11228$14,955
Airports 41$190,544$55,76910$17,810
Other Government Administration 34$123,532$43,6004$2,411
Other and Unallocable 28$132,397$56,7423$5,728
Police - Other 24$94,831$47,41633$20,152
Water Supply 23$133,903$69,8620$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 19$90,688$57,2775$14,778
Local Libraries 18$77,553$51,7029$14,860
Sewerage 16$86,946$65,2100$0
Judicial and Legal 8$53,606$80,4090$0
Solid Waste Management 3$11,018$44,0720$0
Fire - Other 1$3,277$39,3240$0
Totals for Government 691$3,638,528$63,187145$151,918

Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,756,000 ($254.65)
    Air Transportation: $7,663,000 ($181.42)
    Electric Utilities: $7,000,000 ($165.72)
    General - Other: $1,560,000 ($36.93)
    Parking Facilities: $1,490,000 ($35.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,093,000 ($25.88)
    Water Utilities: $353,000 ($8.36)
    Sewerage: $263,000 ($6.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $51,000 ($1.21)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $52,062,000 ($1232.56)
    Police Protection: $14,872,000 ($352.09)
    Air Transportation: $12,242,000 ($289.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,329,000 ($220.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,430,000 ($199.58)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,759,000 ($136.34)
    Sewerage: $5,551,000 ($131.42)
    Parking Facilities: $4,568,000 ($108.15)
    General - Other: $4,519,000 ($106.99)
    Water Utilities: $4,291,000 ($101.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,151,000 ($98.27)
    Regular Highways: $3,456,000 ($81.82)
    Central Staff Services: $3,051,000 ($72.23)
    Financial Administration: $1,850,000 ($43.80)
    Libraries: $1,800,000 ($42.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,107,000 ($26.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,043,000 ($24.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000 ($5.66)
    Health - Other: $117,000 ($2.77)
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,000 ($0.40)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,183,000 ($75.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $93,261,000 ($2207.94)
    Corporate Bonds: $43,522,000 ($1030.37)
    Benefit Payments: $13,754,000 ($325.62)
    Other Investments - Other: $3,109,000 ($73.60)
    Withdrawals: $158,000 ($3.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,766,000 ($112.83)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $1,557,000 ($36.86)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $113,000 ($2.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,811,000 ($42.88)
    Air Transportation: $1,420,000 ($33.62)
    Regular Highways: $188,000 ($4.45)
    Water Utilities: $148,000 ($3.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($3.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($2.32)
    Sewerage: $69,000 ($1.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($0.97)
    General - Other: $-14,000 ($-0.33)

Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $19,048,000 ($450.96)
    Other: $10,668,000 ($252.56)
    Sewerage: $9,297,000 ($220.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,322,000 ($197.02)
    Parking Facilities: $4,757,000 ($112.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,227,000 ($100.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $650,000 ($15.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $590,000 ($13.97)
    Regular Highways: $254,000 ($6.01)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $2,305,000 ($54.57)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-1,314,000 ($-31.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $6,126,000 ($145.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,867,000 ($44.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,101,000 ($168.11)
    Special Assessments: $1,760,000 ($41.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $543,000 ($12.86)
    Interest Earnings: $379,000 ($8.97)
    Sale of Property: $68,000 ($1.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $62,506,000 ($1479.82)
    Water Utilities: $6,533,000 ($154.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,784,000 ($89.59)
    Other: $3,476,000 ($82.29)
    General Local Government Support: $1,511,000 ($35.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,106,000 ($26.18)
    Sewerage: $51,000 ($1.21)
  • Tax - Property: $31,562,000 ($747.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,940,000 ($116.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,907,000 ($92.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,377,000 ($56.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,240,000 ($53.03)
    Other License: $143,000 ($3.39)

Burlington government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $182,392,000 ($4318.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,646,000 ($4158.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,767,000 ($728.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,020,000 ($568.67)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,480,000 ($35.04)

Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,077,000 ($191.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $15,544,000 ($368.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,643,000 ($2003.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,661,000 ($299.75)

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Vermont average:

5.96%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Chittenden County:

0.03%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Franklin County, VT  0.59% ($44,687 average AGI)
from Addison County, VT  0.40% ($49,773)
from Washington County, VT  0.37% ($56,216)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Vermont average:

6.30%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($545 average AGI)
Chittenden County:

0.07%
Vermont average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, VT  0.69% ($46,006 average AGI)
to Addison County, VT  0.41% ($43,573)
to Washington County, VT  0.40% ($56,160)
Businesses in Burlington, VT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Jones New York3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Journeys1
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Ben & Jerry's2New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike3
Buffalo Wild Wings1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless1
Domino's Pizza2Pottery Barn1
DressBarn1Rite Aid2
Dressbarn1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts4Shaw's1
Eddie Bauer1Sheraton1
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx13Starbucks1
GNC2Subaru1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill1Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hilton2UPS14
Hollister Co.1Urban Outfitters1
Hot Topic1Vans1
Hyundai1Victoria's Secret1
J. Jill1YMCA2
J.Crew1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJOY (1230 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRUV (90.1 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT)
  • W213AZ (90.5 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WOKO (98.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXXX (95.5 FM; SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W207AX (89.3 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWPV-FM (88.7 FM; COLCHESTER, VT; Owner: SAINT MICHAEL'S COLLEGE)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51CB (Channel 51; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • WVNY (Channel 22; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: C-22 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Burlington: Edward G. Wilkin, George G. Benedict, Marshall Sherman, Theodore S. Peck.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Burlington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.0mTotal length
  • $10,678,000Total costs
  • 174,540Total average daily traffic
  • 13,072Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Burlington, VT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 71980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burlington, VT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Burlington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Burlington, VT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burlington)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 40 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Burlington)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$217,917260$202,665960$193,69370$138,91419$746,421132$207,9473$75,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$119,00019$215,84249$199,0204$72,5000$08$192,8750$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$172,62526$180,000145$199,5798$149,1251$425,00028$201,5360$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$216,87523$191,043116$220,3627$230,2860$015$221,4670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$295,0005$288,60041$191,5122$376,5000$05$303,8000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Burlington, VT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$206,57140$222,5253$214,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$179,50014$224,2140$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$180,83310$229,6000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$175,2863$236,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$205,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burlington, VT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burlington, VT - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 225
  • Hazardous Condition: 165
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Burlington, VT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burlington, VT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Vermont:

  • Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery St, Burlington, Vermont 05401 , Phone: (802) 658-6500, Fax: (802) 658-4659
  • Courtyard Bymarriott Burlington Harbor, 25 Cherry St, Burlington, Vermont 05401 , Phone: (806) 864-4700, Fax: (802) 862-1179
  • Hilton Garden Inn Burlington Downtown, 101 Main St, Burlington, Vermont 05401 , Phone: (802) 951-0099
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Vermont
Most common first names in Burlington, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary30781.6 years
John25771.3 years
William20673.3 years
Robert19567.7 years
George18475.1 years
Joseph15675.0 years
Margaret14580.6 years
Charles13874.6 years
Ruth13779.8 years
Helen12380.3 years
Most common last names in Burlington, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8977.2 years
Brown6577.1 years
Davis5679.5 years
Bessette4673.1 years
Johnson3777.7 years
Provost3575.0 years
Baker3475.4 years
Martin3472.6 years
Jones3373.4 years
Clark3378.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burlington, VT
  • 77.5%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burlington, VT
  • 68.1%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Burlington compared to Vermont state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Burlington on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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