Burlington, Kentucky Population 2020

17,069
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Burlington is a city located in Kentucky. Burlington has a 2020 population of 17,069. Burlington is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,926 in 2010. Burlington reached it's highest population of 17,069 in 2018.

The average household income in Burlington is $83,108 with a poverty rate of 8.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $977 per month, and the median house value is $166,800. The median age in Burlington is 34.5 years, 33.9 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 88.24%
  • Black or African American: 5.82%
  • Two or more races: 4.60%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Burlington, Kentucky is 17,069, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,069.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,926.

Burlington, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,06288.24%
Black or African American9945.82%
Two or More Races7864.60%
Asian1670.98%
Some Other Race600.35%
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Burlington Population Pyramid 2020

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Burlington Median Age

34.5


Total

33.9


Male

35.5


Female

Burlington Adults

There are 12,532 adults, (1,677 of whom are seniors) in Burlington.

Burlington Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Sex Ratio

Female

8,611

50.45%

Male

8,458

49.55%

Burlington Households and Families

Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All70.7%29.3%
Male65.6%34.4%
Female57.2%42.8%
Non Family53.5%46.5%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9412.7870.7
Married3,4873.2881
Non Family1,3571.1653.5
Female8383.2657.2
Male2593.0965.6

3.22

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Burlington Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1991.82%
9th to 12th Grade5725.23%
High School Graduate3,73034.09%
Some College2,47222.59%
Associates Degree8938.16%
Bachelors Degree2,12719.44%
Graduate Degree9498.67%
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Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6459,0692,892
Black57854115
Hispanic40030070
Multiple Races220172
Asian14213299
Other Race4310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.72%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,141$48,261$43,170
Less Than High School$21,510$21,536$
High School Grad$29,575$29,363$29,684
Some College$47,622$50,568$45,264
Bachelors Degree$59,615$78,136$50,021
Graduate Degree$60,742$92,120$57,929

$45,141

Average Earnings

$48,261

Average Male

$43,170

Average Female

Burlington Language

Burlington Language by Age

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Burlington Language

93.08% of Burlington residents speak only English, while 6.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Burlington Poverty

Burlington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0847155.08%
Black97449751.03%
Multiple78614818.83%
Hispanic617508.10%

8.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

9.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Black, with 51.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington is White, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.66%.

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Name Poverty
High School15.43%
Some College2.53%
Bachelors or Greater2.21%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.47%
Male Employed4.86%
Female Employed3.46%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Burlington Income

Burlington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,374$83,108
Families$86,552$92,736
Married Families$97,945-
Non Families$36,780$47,513
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Burlington Marital Status

Burlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlington Married by Age and Sex

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Burlington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Burlington Marital Status by Race

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Burlington Veterans

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928

Number of Veterans

869

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam293
Second Gulf War264
First Gulf War52
Korea44
World War II28
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74246
35 to 54227
18 to 34211
55 to 64125
75+119
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8737.66%
Hispanic316.77%
2 or More195.90%
Black193.29%
Asian1711.97%

Burlington Veterans by Education

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6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Employment Status

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71%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.86%

Born in Kentucky

96.19%

Native Born

3.81%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

2.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.19% of Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 52.86% having been born in Kentucky. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,0690.00%
201917,0690.00%
201817,0692931.75%
201716,7764292.62%
201616,347-545-3.23%
201516,8924132.51%
201416,479-131-0.79%
201316,6103121.91%
201216,298-24-0.15%
201116,3223962.49%
201015,9260.00%