Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Burlington County, New Jersey (NJ)

County population in 2016: 449,284 (93% urban, 7% rural); it was 423,394 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 98,323
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 31,333
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 119,500
Renter-occupied apartments: 36,662 (it was 34,871 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

35%

Land area: 805 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 558 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Burlington County: 102.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Burlington County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.7%), Construction (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Burlington County races chart

Races in Burlington County, New Jersey:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.9%)
  • Asian alone (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
New Jersey median age:  39.5 years
Males: 221,357  (49.3%)
Females: 227,927  (50.7%)
Burlington County, NJ forum
Recent posts about Burlington County, New Jersey on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users. Burlington County is mentioned 702 times on our forum:
Whats the story with Camden?  (66 replies)
What is considered "South Jersey"?  (47 replies)
Affordable 2 bedroom Apartment in Burlington County?  (4 replies)
Need Advice on good areas in Burlington county?  (13 replies)
Merchantville vs. Haddon Township  (11 replies)
Burlington County River Route Region Plan [Survey]  (0 replies)

Burlington County,NJ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Burlington County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $80,254 ($58,608 in 1999)

This county:

$80,254
New Jersey:

$76,126

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $1,122 (lower quartile is $879, upper quartile is $1,431)
This county:

$1122
State:

$1125


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $248,600 (it was $134,000 in 2000)
Burlington:

$248,600
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $171,600 - $350,300

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $295,501
Here:

$295,501
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $191,988
Here:

$191,988
State:

$266,552

In 2-unit structures: $187,385
Here:

$187,385
State:

$327,480

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,198
Here:

$144,198
State:

$297,734

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,316
Here:

$141,316
State:

$275,779

Mobile homes: $69,494
Here:

$69,494
State:

$82,857
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,988
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $852

Institutionalized population: 11,614
Burlington County, NJ map from a distance

Health of residents in Burlington County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
74.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
74.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
77.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.
15.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2282 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2001: 2118 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2002: 2026 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2003: 1639 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2004: 1302 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2005: 1290 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2006: 996 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2007: 876 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2008: 653 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2009: 461 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2010: 436 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2011: 346 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2012: 410 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2013: 447 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2014: 560 buildings, average cost: $172,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $6,724 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $6,233 (2.8%)

Burlington County household income distribution in 2009 Burlington County home values distribution Burlington County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.8%
Burlington County:

5.8%
New Jersey:

10.4%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.6% for Black residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.4% for American Indian residents, 9.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.4% for other race residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.5 years old
(Males: 39.7 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 37.7 years old, American Indian residents: 27.9 years old, Asian residents: 38.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.5 years old, Other race residents: 30.4 years old)

Area name: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Burlington County is $742 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $886 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1061 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moorestown-Lenola, Franklin Park, Browns Mills, Marlton, Burlington, Florence-Roebling, Fort Dix, Palmyra, McGuire AFB, Ramblewood.

Burlington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Click to draw/clear Burlington County borders

Neighboring counties: Hamilton County, Indiana , Guernsey County, Ohio , Harrison County, Ohio , Summit County, Colorado , Perry County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 20,140
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 37.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 43,961 (62.7% naturalized citizens)

Burlington County:

9.8%
Whole state:

22.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 5,460
  • 2000 to 2009: 10,757
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,923
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,529
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,904
  • Before 1970: 7,710
Note: State values scaled to Burlington County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.1%

Burlington County marital status for males Burlington County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 114,831
  • One, attached: 27,406
  • Two: 3,648
  • 3 or 4: 6,955
  • 5 to 9: 8,537
  • 10 to 19: 6,908
  • 20 to 49: 4,464
  • 50 or more: 3,358
  • Mobile homes: 2,906

Housing units in Burlington County with a mortgage: 87,753 (2,267 second mortgage, 11,503 home equity loan, 461 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,958

Here:

70.2% with mortgage
State:

67.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Burlington County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic111,33422
Mainline Protestant29,271118
Evangelical Protestant23,751112
Other13,99532
Black Protestant7,30332
Orthodox6202
None262,460-
Burlington County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 84
Burlington County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
This county:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Burlington County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 227
This county:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Burlington County:

8.9%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Burlington County:

26.0%
State:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

18.0%

Agriculture in Burlington County:

Average size of farms: 123 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $91,891
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1248.18
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.06%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $74,988
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.48%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $65,531
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.32
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 41.89%
Corn for grain: 7226 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3428 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 22022 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,548 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 568 acres

Earthquake activity:

Burlington County-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Burlington County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 277.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 313.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from Burlington County center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4264: March 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4264, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Severe Storm, Incident Period: June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4231: July 22, 2015, FEMA Id: 4231, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3354: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3354, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4086: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4086, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4021: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4021, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3332: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 26, 2010 to December 27, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1954: February 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1954, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2010 to April 15, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1897: April 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1897, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 06, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1889: March 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1889, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 19, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1873: February 05, 2010, FEMA Id: 1873, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Burlington County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (16%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Haiti (3%)
  • Brazil (3%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Burlington County (%):

  • Italian (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)

Burlington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 173,863 (83.8%)
  • Carpooled: 17,341 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,408 (0.7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 175 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 159 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,691 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 116 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 3,035 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 9,615 (4.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Burlington County, New Jersey in 2000:

  • 4,217 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 4,082 people in state prisons
  • 2,954 people in nursing homes
  • 1,237 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 364 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 361 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 245 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 123 people in religious group quarters
  • 117 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 100 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 100 people in other group homes
  • 52 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 42 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 39 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 38 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 19 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 4 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents

People in group quarters in Burlington County, New Jersey in 2010:

  • 4,665 people in federal prisons
  • 3,282 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2,245 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,003 people in state prisons
  • 434 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 360 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 339 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 216 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 189 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 156 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 114 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 95 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 77 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 39 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $75,797.

5.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
New Jersey average:

5.08%


0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($923 average AGI)
Burlington County:

0.12%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

2.53% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($26,549 average AGI)
2.40% relocated from other states ($23,642 average AGI)
Burlington County:

2.40%
New Jersey average:

2.19%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Camden County, NJ  1.07% ($50,305 average AGI)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.44% ($57,591)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.31% ($57,102)
from Bucks County, PA  0.18% ($47,406)
from Gloucester County, NJ  0.18% ($48,500)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.16% ($57,734)
from Ocean County, NJ  0.15% ($50,424)


5.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
New Jersey average:

5.65%


0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($850 average AGI)
Burlington County:

0.11%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

2.25% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($21,112 average AGI)
3.05% relocated to other states ($30,985 average AGI)
Burlington County:

3.05%
New Jersey average:

2.75%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Camden County, NJ  0.98% ($47,127 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.37% ($48,056)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.34% ($49,580)
to Gloucester County, NJ  0.18% ($50,716)
to Ocean County, NJ  0.17% ($56,577)
to Bucks County, PA  0.15% ($63,142)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.11% ($53,528)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Burlington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Burlington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Burlington County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Burlington County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Burlington County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 66,159 (57,058 aged, 9,101 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 6,967 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Burlington County, New Jersey in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (4,600)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,805)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3,405)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (2,274)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,153)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,964)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,812)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,236)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,183)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (1,162)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.67
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,653
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 139
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,621

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,162
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 808
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 27.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 15.0
  • Other - 12.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 79.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 31.9
  • Suffocation - 26.0
  • Poisoning - 14.7
  • Other - 6.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 449,284
  • In family households: 377,878 (61,106 male householders, 54,368 female householders)
    88,144 spouses, 140,030 children (132,507 natural, 3,131 adopted, 4,392 stepchildren), 8,556 grandchildren, 4,140 brothers or sisters, 6,557 parents, 7,539 other relatives, 7,438 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 59,634 (21,571 male householders (16,917 living alone)), 28,817 female householders (25,283 living alone)), 9,246 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 11,772

Size of family households: 51,074 2-persons, 26,416 3-persons, 23,469 4-persons, 9,672 5-persons, 3,087 6-persons, 1,756 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 42,200 1-person, 7,557 2-persons, 509 3-persons, 122 4-persons.

63,412 married couples with children.
23,185 single-parent households (4,207 men, 18,978 women).

86.5% of residents of Burlington speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,732,818,000 ($8,301 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,752,786,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,139,358,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $456,292,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,207,000
Federal grants: $266,210,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,338,119,000 ($1,240,170,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $524,632,000 ($399,014,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $15,954,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $378,698,000
Federal Government insurance: $531,729,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 27,665
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 19,392
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,657
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15,947
Here +35 per 1000 residents
State -22 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Burlington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 50.44 millions of gallons per day (61% from ground, 39% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 2,697
  • 2010 to 2013: 3,180
  • 2000 to 2009: 17,811
  • 1990 to 1999: 26,832
  • 1980 to 1989: 24,202
  • 1970 to 1979: 31,497
  • 1960 to 1969: 25,400
  • 1950 to 1959: 23,874
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,975
  • 1939 or earlier: 18,545
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Burlington County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Burlington County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 374
  • 3 rooms: 1,103
  • 4 rooms: 7,934
  • 5 rooms: 15,833
  • 6 rooms: 22,431
  • 7 rooms: 23,123
  • 8 rooms: 23,235
  • 9+ rooms: 31,678
  • 1 room: 497
  • 2 rooms: 2,920
  • 3 rooms: 8,714
  • 4 rooms: 11,070
  • 5 rooms: 6,936
  • 6 rooms: 3,885
  • 7 rooms: 3,386
  • 8 rooms: 1,230
  • 9+ rooms: 1,513
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Burlington County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Burlington County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2,268
  • 2 bedrooms: 21,825
  • 3 bedrooms: 51,288
  • 4 bedrooms: 43,404
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6,926
  • no bedroom: 697
  • 1 bedroom: 13,810
  • 2 bedrooms: 14,662
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,063
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,118
  • 5+ bedrooms: 801
Cars and other vehicles available in Burlington County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Burlington County population
  • no vehicle: 2,596
  • 1 vehicle: 32,745
  • 2 vehicles: 53,234
  • 3 vehicles: 25,230
  • 4 vehicles: 8,581
  • 5+ vehicles: 3,325
  • no vehicle: 4,075
  • 1 vehicle: 19,360
  • 2 vehicles: 12,927
  • 3 vehicles: 3,182
  • 4 vehicles: 324
  • 5+ vehicles: 283

90% of Burlington County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New Jersey.

Burlington County:

90.0%
State average:

89.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 241,294
  • Other state: 154,875
  • Northeast: 105,619
  • Midwest: 11,834
  • South: 28,647
  • West: 8,775

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Burlington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (74.4%)
  • Electricity (12.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (55.0%)
  • Electricity (33.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,447
Here:

12.3%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,364
Here:

13.8%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6,551
Here:

28.7%
New Jersey:

25.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Burlington County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $9,260,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,509,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $24,876,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,991,000
    Regular Highways: $8,147,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,847,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,398,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,097,000
    General Public Buildings: $303,000
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $81,325,000
    General - Other: $48,982,000
    Other Higher Education: $39,108,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,861,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,958,000
    Regular Highways: $14,929,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,506,000
    Hospitals: $12,460,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,457,000
    Health - Other: $9,001,000
    Libraries: $8,957,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,044,000
    Police Protection: $4,468,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,351,000
    Financial Administration: $4,241,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,280,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,639,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $932,000
    Local Fire Protection: $399,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $224,000
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,370,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $4,665,000
    Regular Highways: $3,501,000
    General - Other: $2,429,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $859,000
    Other Higher Education: $455,000
    Financial Administration: $269,000
    Libraries: $96,000
    Hospitals: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $164,892,000

Burlington County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $25,287,000
    Higher Education - Other: $15,785,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $15,259,000
    Hospital Public: $13,268,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,265,000
    All Other: $1,809,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,541,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $953,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $215,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $43,434,000
    All Other: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,132,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,052,000
    Rents: $737,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $24,268,000
    All Other: $21,479,000
    Public Welfare: $14,947,000
    Highways: $11,944,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,192,000
  • Tax - Property: $158,100,000
    Other License: $14,228,000

Burlington County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,231,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,753,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,478,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $84,148,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $73,675,000

Burlington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,566,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $69,815,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,750
  • Number of aged recipients: 592
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,158
  • Number of recipients under 18: 758
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,036
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 956
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,521
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,190
Burlington County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Burlington County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 114 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 ORIGINATED2,004$208,9992,024$226,21511,716$216,748796$77,87210$6,409,700352$159,71635$169,057
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED127$206,457164$231,2561,028$213,588121$49,4463$464,00039$134,00011$57,636
APPLICATIONS DENIED319$198,298320$224,2064,349$225,231677$55,1653$10,005,333215$123,32155$53,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN227$201,586264$238,3522,902$221,113177$93,5421$400,00087$157,7247$86,571
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS90$201,17871$242,014714$229,76238$93,0790$020$130,8501$230,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 103 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED331$248,598213$269,8361$122,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED141$263,773116$268,0264$215,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED59$242,49281$267,6300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$273,03127$240,4440$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$300,0456$250,6671$121,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Burlington County, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,50573.8 years
William1,26074.2 years
Mary1,24880.8 years
Joseph91274.3 years
James73771.9 years
Helen73080.6 years
Charles71775.0 years
Robert71670.4 years
George67675.5 years
Anna66082.4 years
Most common last names in Burlington County, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith36675.9 years
Johnson25074.9 years
Brown20574.6 years
Jones19576.5 years
Williams19074.1 years
Miller17577.5 years
Taylor15875.3 years
Anderson15175.5 years
Davis11874.9 years
Wilson11678.5 years
Businesses in Burlington County, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven17Justice3
ALDI1KFC3
AT&T6Kmart1
Ace Hardware2Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger2
Aeropostale2LA Fitness1
Aerosoles1La-Z-Boy3
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor3Lane Furniture2
Apple Store1LensCrafters2
Arby's2Macy's1
AutoZone3Marriott5
Avenue1Marshalls2
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1McDonald's12
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble2Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance7
Bath & Body Works3New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Nike6
Bentleymotors.Com1OfficeMax1
Best Western1Old Navy2
Blockbuster2On The Border1
Brooks Brothers1Outback1
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King11Pac Sun1
CVS13Panera Bread3
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza4
Chevrolet1Payless4
Chick-Fil-A3Penske1
Chico's2PetSmart3
Chipotle2Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 2Pizza Hut2
Circle K1Popeyes1
Clarks1Pottery Barn1
Cold Stone Creamery3Pottery Barn Kids1
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn2RadioShack6
Costco1Ramada1
Cracker Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Cricket Wireless3Rite Aid13
Curves5Rodeway Inn1
DHL5Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn2SONIC Drive-In1
Decora Cabinetry2Safeway1
Dennys1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza5Sears4
DressBarn1Sleep Inn1
Dressbarn1Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts25Sprint Nextel4
Econo Lodge2Staples2
Express1Starbucks8
Extended Stay America1Stop & Shop1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Subway17
Famous Footwear2Super 81
Fashion Bug3T-Mobile9
FedEx39T.G.I. Driday's3
Firestone Complete Auto Care3T.J.Maxx2
Foot Locker2Taco Bell3
Ford2Talbots2
GNC14Target3
GameStop7The Room Place1
Gap2Toyota2
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us5
H&R Block10Trader Joe's1
Hilton3True Value3
Holiday Inn3U-Haul14
Hollister Co.1UPS66
Home Depot1Value City Furniture1
Honda2Verizon Wireless3
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret3
Hyatt2Volkswagen1
Hyundai2Walgreens4
IHOP2Walmart3
J. Jill1Wendy's6
J.Crew1Westin1
JCPenney1Whole Foods Market1
JoS. A. Bank3Wingate2
Jones New York4YMCA3
Journeys1

Burlington County on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"