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Population in 2012: 8,470 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.4%
Males: 4,170  (49.2%)
Females: 4,300  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  32.1 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98233.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,503 (it was $37,848 in 2000)
Burlington:

$44,503
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,678

Burlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $188,261 (it was $128,900 in 2000)
Burlington:

$188,261
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $250,056; Detached houses: $229,539; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,546; In 2-unit structures: $586,400; Mobile homes: $626,359

Median gross rent in 2012: $917.

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  • White alone - 5,395 (64.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,230 (26.6%)
  • Asian alone - 295 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 292 (3.5%)
  • Black alone - 78 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 76 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burlington: 99.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.9%), English (8.6%), Norwegian (8.3%), Irish (7.2%), Swedish (4.6%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 4.20 square miles.

Population density: 2,018 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Burlington:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

1,282 residents are foreign born

This city:  15.3%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Burlington, Washington as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Burlington to the number of sex offenders is 847 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,075 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,063 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (20.4 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (58.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1015.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mount Vernon, WA (1.9 miles ), Clear Lake, WA (2.1 miles ), Bayview, WA (2.1 miles) , Sedro-Woolley, WA (2.2 miles ), Bay View, WA (2.6 miles ), Big Lake, WA (2.6 miles ), Bow, WA (2.7 miles) , Samish, WA (2.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2004: 96 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2005: 125 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $259,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 48.47 N, Longitude: 122.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,167 (+61.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 949 (24.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

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 2011 2012
Murders 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.30.00.00.00.0
Rapes 997477234317
per 100,000 131.1129.392.851.388.183.422.433.844.833.811.781.8
Robberies 610613916189471111
per 100,000 87.4143.779.6166.6113.3190.7201.8101.544.878.8129.1128.5
Assaults 392417816144338
per 100,000 43.7129.326.551.3214.095.4179.4157.944.833.835.293.5
Burglaries 86120138125186109134104118105139108
per 100,000 1252.71724.61830.01602.42341.71299.31502.11172.61322.91182.01631.51262.1
Thefts 9351,1231,0121,0361,2039581,072856988992834775
per 100,000 13619.816139.713420.013280.315145.411419.712016.69651.611076.211167.49788.79056.9
Auto thefts 48926676901021166151385336
per 100,000 699.21322.2875.2974.21133.11215.91300.3687.8571.7427.8622.1420.7
Arson 12785721210231
per 100,000 174.8100.6106.164.188.123.811.222.6112.122.535.211.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 785.3990.4794.9779.9955.4747.2762.5601.9606.5588.9579.0575.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Washington average:

1.47

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Burlington, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,932 (+40.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Burlington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from Burlington center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 26.9 miles away from Burlington center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: 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 Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Burlington:

  • BURTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1036 EAST VICTORIA AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SKAGIT VAL (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SEDRO WOOLLEY, WA)
  • UNITED GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 3 miles away; SEDRO WOOLLEY, WA)
  • MIRA VISTA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Burlington, WA

Airports located in Burlington:

Amtrak stations near Burlington:

  • 3 miles: MOUNT VERNON (725 COLLEGE WAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: BELLINGHAM (401 HARRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.burlington.wa.us/default.asp

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • Skagit Valley College (about 3 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,820)
  • Western Washington University (about 20 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 24 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Everett Community College (about 33 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 46 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 50 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 51 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)

Public high schools in Burlington:

Private high school in Burlington:

  • SKAGIT ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 530 N SECTION ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Burlington:

Private elementary/middle school in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON LITTLE SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 207 S GARDNER RD; Grades: PK - 1)
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Library in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $559,564; Location: 820 EAST WASHINGTON AVENUE; 42,891 books; 2,241 audio materials; 3,560 video materials; 28 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 174 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under Hopitals, United General Hospital in Sedro Woolley was omitted.

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Notable locations in Burlington: Prime Outlets at Burlington (A), Burlington Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Skagit County Search and Rescue (C), Skagit County Emergency Medical Services Commission Medic One (D), Where the Heart is Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care Center (E), Homeplace Special Care Center at Burlington (F), Creekside Retirement Community (G), Burton Care Center (H), Burlington Police Department (I), Burlington Fire Department (J), Burlington City Hall (K), Children's Museum of Skagit County (L), Burlington Public Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cascade Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Burlington include: Burlington Foursquare Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Crossroads Covenant Church (C), Valley Community Church (D), Tierra Nueva (E), Apostolic Missionary Church (F), Baker Korean Community Church (G), Burlington Lutheran Church (H), Central Valley Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Jezebel Inc. The Best In Electronic Music (Arcades & Amusements; 134 Heritage Place Suite 127).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1003 Goldenrod Rd), Mark II Motel (805 Goldenrod Road).

Court: Burlington City - Municipal Court (311 Cedar Street).

 
Skagit County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 PM2.5 NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is about average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.375
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.703. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.703
U.S.:

2.879
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.32. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.98. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

22.1

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

FORT EBEY STATE PARK (Address: 220 N WALNUT , Population served: 1435, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-31-1998), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-1997)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-31-1996), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-1998)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SEQUIM BAY STATE PARK (Address: 220 N WALNUT , Population served: 1280, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-31-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SOUTH WHIDBEY STATE PARK (Address: 220 N WALNUT , Population served: 1201, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SKAGIT SPEEDWAYS (Population served: 1150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
LIMEKILN STATE PARK (Address: 220 N WALNUT , Population served: 990, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WALLACE FALLS STATE PARK (Address: 220 N WALNUT , Population served: 759, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SPENCER SPIT STATE PARK (Address: 220 N WALNUT , Population served: 703, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MYSTERY BAY STATE PARK (Address: 220 N WALNUT , Population served: 287, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • ROCKPORT STATE PARK (Population served: 1010, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.0% for other race residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Burlington, WA

People in group quarters in Burlington in 2010:

  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
128 people in nursing homes in 2000
56 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Burlington compared to Washington state average:

Burlington, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Burlington (2011 data):

  • Washington Federal: Burlington Branch at 300 East Fairhaven Avenue, branch established on 1917/01/01; Burlington Branch at 1020 S Burlington Boulevard, branch established on 1994/09/19. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Whidbey Island Bank: Burlington Branch at 1800 South Burlington Boulevard, branch established on 1994/01/19; Burlington Lpo at 1266 Bouslog Road, branch established on 2003/02/03. Info updated 2010/09/27: Bank assets: $1,668.6 mil, Deposits: $1,471.8 mil, headquarters in Coupeville, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Washington Banking Company
  • Peoples Bank: Burlington Office at 757 Haggen Drive, branch established on 2002/01/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,224.9 mil, Deposits: $1,084.6 mil, headquarters in Lynden, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp
  • Skagit State Bank: at 301 Fairhaven Avenue, branch established on 1958/06/16. Info updated 2006/10/18: Bank assets: $723.3 mil, Deposits: $620.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Skagit State Bancorp, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Burlington Branch at 201 East Fairhaven Avenue, branch established on 1982/03/15. 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
  • Banner Bank: Burlington Branch at 110 Cascade Mall Drive, branch established on 2005/12/05. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Columbia State Bank: Summit Bank Branch at 723 Haggen Drive, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Burlington Branch at 230 East Fairhaven Street, branch established on 1952/03/17. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Burlington at 920 South Burlington Boulevard, branch established on 1991/06/24. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Washington:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 900 Andis Rd, Burlington, WA 98233 , Phone: (360) 755-7338, Fax: (360) 707-2111
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Burlington, 1860 S Burlington Blvd, Burlington, WA 98233 , Phone: (360) 757-7100, Fax: (360) 757-7117
  • Fairfield Inn And Suites Burlington, 9384 Old Hwy 99 N, Burlington, WA 98233 , Phone: (360) 757-2717, Fax: (360) 757-7243
  • Candlewood Suites Burlington - South, 1866 S Burlington Blvd, Burlington, WA 98233 , Phone: (360) 755-3300, Fax: (360) 755-3301
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Burlington, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Burlington travel time to work - commute


Burlington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burlington city (based on Skagit County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.50%
Here43.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents42.2%12.0%6.7%5.6%5.5%
Congregations6.7%10.6%10.6%7.7%5.8%
NameBaptist General ConferenceSouthern Baptist ConventionInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents3.0%3.0%2.3%2.1%17.7%
Congregations1.0%4.8%2.9%3.8%46.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 30
Skagit County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Skagit County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Skagit County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Skagit County:

29.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.9%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$26,898$46,1110$0
Other Government Administration 4$23,444$70,3328$8,176
Judicial and Legal 5$21,928$52,6270$0
Police Protection - Officers 24$137,198$68,5990$0
Police - Other 6$17,958$35,9160$0
Firefighters 7$33,624$57,64140$16,000
Fire - Other 0$0 2$4,180
Streets and Highways 10$27,730$33,2760$0
Sewerage 9$41,470$55,2930$0
Parks and Recreation 8$36,458$54,6871$586
Local Libraries 4$14,840$44,5202$1,276
Other and Unallocable 6$24,676$49,3520$0
Totals for Government 90$406,224$54,16353$30,218

Burlington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $2,468,000 ($291.38)
    General: $1,294,000 ($152.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $475,000 ($56.08)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($4.01)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,694,000 ($200.00)
    Sewerage: $918,000 ($108.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $753,000 ($88.90)
    Regular Highways: $650,000 ($76.74)
    Fire Protection: $637,000 ($75.21)
    Financial Administration: $481,000 ($56.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $463,000 ($54.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $336,000 ($39.67)
    General - Other: $234,000 ($27.63)
    Libraries: $228,000 ($26.92)
    Central Staff Services: $195,000 ($23.02)
    Corrections - Other: $126,000 ($14.88)
    Housing & Community Development: $102,000 ($12.04)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $6,000 ($0.71)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.24)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $734,000 ($86.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,636,000 ($193.15)
    Regular Highways: $1,136,000 ($134.12)
    Police Protection: $118,000 ($13.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $87,000 ($10.27)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($7.08)
    Libraries: $47,000 ($5.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($2.01)
    Central Staff: $9,000 ($1.06)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.94)
    Judicial: $5,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,889,000 ($459.15)

Burlington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,638,000 ($311.45)
    All Other: $964,000 ($113.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $900,000 ($106.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($4.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $562,000 ($66.35)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $662,000 ($78.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $274,000 ($32.35)
    Rents: $68,000 ($8.03)
    Special Assessments: $68,000 ($8.03)
    Property Sale Other: $60,000 ($7.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $179,000 ($21.13)
    General Support: $57,000 ($6.73)
    All Other: $21,000 ($2.48)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,377,000 ($634.83)
    Property: $1,430,000 ($168.83)
    NEC: $873,000 ($103.07)
    Public Utilities: $499,000 ($58.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $461,000 ($54.43)

Burlington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,233,000 ($1444.27)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $800,000 ($94.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,525,000 ($416.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $8,736,000 ($1031.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $772,000 ($91.15)

Burlington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,033,000 ($1302.60)

8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($936 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  1.32% ($42,390 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  1.06% ($40,460)
from King County, WA  0.84% ($59,633)


6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.12%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.23% ($42,823 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.85% ($31,050)
to King County, WA  0.74% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBRC (1430 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: JIM AND ANN KEANE)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burlington:

  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMWS (90.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CN (89.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUGS (89.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSER (90.7 FM; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KSER FOUNDATION)
  • K201EB (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZAZ (91.7 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Burlington:

  • KBCB (Channel 24; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WORLD TELEVISION OF WASHINGTON, LLC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Burlington, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 60
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 300
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

See more detailed statistics of Burlington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $32,480,000
Total average daily traffic: 144,714
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,140



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$203,92720$218,420125$195,7616$151,45513$253,9782$158,925
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$157,2203$113,58022$194,8703$35,3831$180,0801$180,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$209,8213$146,09345$203,9565$112,8244$161,6251$189,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$176,3143$117,88736$201,5152$82,0852$166,9852$122,310
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$187,9100$08$170,6811$118,6801$19,7800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9517.00 , 9518.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$187,4765$256,224
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$155,5780$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$215,130
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$136,1401$227,470
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9517.00 , 9518.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 117
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Burlington


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

Most common first names in Burlington, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7075.6 years
Robert5173.4 years
William5176.7 years
Mary5079.9 years
James4271.6 years
Charles3579.5 years
Helen3280.7 years
Ruth2882.8 years
Donald2572.5 years
Fred2577.2 years
Most common last names in Burlington, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3480.1 years
Nelson2175.2 years
Miller2181.2 years
Smith1975.3 years
Hansen1878.9 years
Anderson1782.1 years
Martin1774.8 years
Brown1679.7 years
Peterson1476.1 years
Olson1381.9 years
Businesses in Burlington, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marriott1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Aeropostale1Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse1
Ashley Furniture1Motherhood Maternity1
AutoZone1New Balance2
Avenue1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike5
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Old Navy1
Cold Stone Creamery1Olive Garden1
Costco1Outback1
DHL1Outback Steakhouse1
Dairy Queen1Pac Sun1
Decora Cabinetry2Payless2
Discount Tire1Penske1
DressBarn1PetSmart1
Eddie Bauer1Pier 1 Imports1
Famous Footwear1Popeyes1
FedEx6Quiznos1
GNC1RadioShack1
GameStop2Red Robin1
Gap1Sears3
H&R Block1Spencer Gifts1
Holiday Inn1Sprint Nextel3
Home Depot1Starbucks4
Hot Topic1Subway3
JCPenney1T-Mobile3
Jack In The Box2Taco Bell1
Jamba Juice1Target1
Jones New York3U-Haul4
Journeys1UPS6
Kmart1Vans5
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless2
Kroger2Victoria's Secret1
Lane Bryant2Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Macy's1
Browse common businesses in Burlington, WA


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  • Michael A. Baker (2)
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  • Joshua Ray Knott (2)
  • Juan Soria (1)
  • Kevin Andrew Wolfe (1)
  • Norman A. Rudy (1)
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Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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