Burlington, Vermont Population 2019

Burlington, Vermont's estimated population is 42,899 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Burlington, Vermont is the 1st largest city in Vermont based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4162.38 people/mi² (1607.10 people/km²).

The overall median age is 26.7 years, 26.1 years for males, and 27.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.21 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Burlington, Vermont is $47,140, while the mean household income is $66,315.

Burlington Vt Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Burlington Vt was:

  • White: 84.90%
  • Asian: 6.26%
  • Black or African American: 5.64%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%

How Many People Live in Burlington, Vermont?

42,899
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201842,8995351.26%
201742,364610.14%
201642,303-216-0.51%
201542,519240.06%
201442,495-176-0.41%
201342,671230.05%
201242,6481170.28%
201142,531950.22%
201042,4363,5470.88%
200038,889-238-0.06%
199039,1271,4150.37%
198037,712-921-0.24%
197038,6333,1020.84%
196035,5312,3760.69%
195033,1555,4691.82%
194027,6862,8971.11%
193024,7892,0100.85%
192022,7792,3111.08%
191020,4681,8280.94%
190018,6404,0502.48%
189014,5903,2252.53%
188011,365-3,022-2.33%
187014,3878,1748.76%
18606,2131030.17%
18506,1100.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018221,0832,2021.00%
2017218,8811,4460.66%
2016217,4352980.14%
2015217,1371,4600.67%
2014215,6778510.39%
2013214,8268710.41%
2012213,9557450.35%
2011213,2101,6760.79%
2010211,5340.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White36,042
Asian2,656
Black or African American2,393
Two or More Races1,040
Some Other Race186
American Indian and Alaska Native126
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Burlington Vt Population Pyramid 2019

Burlington Vt Median Age

26.7


Total

26.1


Male

27.3


Female

Burlington Vt Adults

There are 37,041 adults, (4,529 of whom are seniors) in Burlington Vt.

Burlington Vt Age Dependency

30.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Vt Sex Ratio

Female

21,680

51.07%

Male

20,773

48.93%

Burlington Vt Households and Families

Burlington Vt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burlington Vt Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.2%30.8%
Male54.1%45.9%
All38.8%61.2%
Female30.3%69.7%
Non Family24.9%75.1%

38.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,0672.2138.8
Non Family9,7061.6424.9
Married4,6123.0969.2
Female1,3612.930.3
Male3883.5854.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burlington Vt Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9324.13%
9th to 12th Grade1,1895.27%
High School Graduate4,24718.83%
Some College3,57015.83%
Associates Degree1,0504.66%
Bachelors Degree6,66429.55%
Graduate Degree4,89921.72%

Burlington Vt Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,17617,95810,467
Asian1,459818424
Black915716219
Hispanic536498298
Multiple Races397370171
Native American11011016
Other Race737356
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 76.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,736$40,297$31,546
Less Than High School$19,868$23,929$15,254
High School Grad$26,957$30,856$23,792
Some College$26,517$28,841$24,801
Bachelors Degree$40,869$48,963$34,486
Graduate Degree$52,694$63,306$45,757

$35,736

Average Earnings

$40,297

Average Male

$31,546

Average Female

Burlington Vt Language

Burlington Vt Language by Age

Burlington Vt Language

85.33% of Burlington Vt residents speak only English, while 14.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.66% of the population.

Burlington Vt Poverty

Burlington Vt Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,3067,20824.60%
Black2,25669230.67%
Asian2,32037316.08%
Hispanic1,00130430.37%
Multiple87920523.32%
Other1594226.42%
Native1192420.17%

24.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.04%

Male Poverty Rate

25.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington Vt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington Vt is Black, with 30.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington Vt is Asian, with 16.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.42%
Some College18.46%
High School14.20%
Bachelors or Greater7.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.97%
Male Unemployed50.09%
Female Employed17.39%
Male Employed16.25%

Burlington Vt Income

Burlington Vt Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,140$66,315
Families$77,420$94,499
Married Families$92,803-
Non Families$34,450$46,303

Burlington Vt Marital Status

Burlington Vt Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.4%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlington Vt Married by Age and Sex

Burlington Vt Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Burlington Vt Marital Status by Race

Burlington Vt Veterans

1,526

Number of Veterans

1,384

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam557
First Gulf War247
World War II174
Second Gulf War158
Korea152

Burlington Vt Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4624.51%
Hispanic474.43%
Asian190.88%
Black151.01%
2 or More142.01%
Other87.02%
Hawaiian880.00%

Burlington Vt Veterans by Education

9.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Vt Employment Status

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Burlington Vt Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

32.90%

Born in Vermont

87.14%

Native Born

12.86%

Foreign Born

7.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.14% of Burlington Vt residents were born in the United States, with 32.90% having been born in Vermont. 7.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.