Burlington, Massachusetts Population 2020

27,059

Burlington is a city located in Massachusetts. Burlington has a 2020 population of 27,059. Burlington is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,498 in 2010. Burlington reached it's highest population of 27,059 in 2018.

The average household income in Burlington is $130,151 with a poverty rate of 3.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,919 per month, and the median house value is $491,800. The median age in Burlington is 41.7 years, 40.3 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 75.45%
  • Asian: 16.26%
  • Black or African American: 4.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Burlington, Massachusetts is 27,059, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,059.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,498.

Burlington, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,41675.45%
Asian4,39916.26%
Black or African American1,3354.93%
Two or More Races7112.63%
Some Other Race1180.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.12%

Burlington Population Pyramid 2020

Burlington Median Age

41.7


Total

40.3


Male

42.6


Female

Burlington Adults

There are 21,515 adults, (5,319 of whom are seniors) in Burlington.

Burlington Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Sex Ratio

Female

14,149

52.29%

Male

12,910

47.71%

Burlington Households and Families

Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
Male79.6%20.4%
Female78.9%21.1%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family49.8%50.2%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9422.7272.9
Married6,0913.2982.1
Non Family2,7291.1949.8
Female8873.4478.9
Male2352.7579.6

3.25

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burlington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5072.59%
9th to 12th Grade2901.48%
High School Graduate4,02320.59%
Some College2,43012.44%
Associates Degree1,5858.11%
Bachelors Degree6,01930.80%
Graduate Degree4,68623.98%

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,70614,1497,135
Asian3,1603,0322,481
Black990911645
Hispanic343310195
Multiple Races274274242
Islander4747
Other Race262626
Native American1313

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,217$79,634$52,246
Less Than High School$32,125$36,475$
High School Grad$42,993$50,083$33,485
Some College$45,444$62,381$35,583
Bachelors Degree$83,192$96,471$56,833
Graduate Degree$90,242$100,594$79,757

$66,217

Average Earnings

$79,634

Average Male

$52,246

Average Female

Burlington Language

Burlington Language by Age

Burlington Language

74.79% of Burlington residents speak only English, while 25.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.60% of the population.

Burlington Poverty

Burlington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,8896313.17%
Asian4,3991904.32%
Black1,3351148.54%
Hispanic60511418.84%
Other11821.69%

3.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.61%

Male Poverty Rate

5.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Hispanic, with 18.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Other, with 1.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.31%
High School3.40%
Some College3.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.97%
Male Unemployed5.03%
Female Employed1.48%
Male Employed1.26%

Burlington Income

Burlington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$105,443$130,151
Families$126,830$150,886
Married Families$138,965-
Non Families$46,537$68,339

Burlington Marital Status

Burlington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlington Married by Age and Sex

Burlington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Burlington Marital Status by Race

Burlington Veterans

1,271

Number of Veterans

1,236

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam334
First Gulf War196
Korea192
World War II133
Second Gulf War128
Age Group Veterans
75+553
35 to 54304
65 to 74234
55 to 64122
18 to 3458
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2567.58%
Hispanic368.00%
2 or More153.95%

$Burlington Veterans by Education

1.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Employment Status

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Burlington 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

62.95%

Born in Massachusetts

77.79%

Native Born

22.21%

Foreign Born

10.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

77.79% of Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 62.95% having been born in Massachusetts. 10.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027,0590.00%
201927,0590.00%
201827,0599563.66%
201726,1034051.58%
201625,6982310.91%
201525,4672771.10%
201425,1903151.27%
201324,8753001.22%
201224,5753681.52%
201124,207-291-1.19%
201024,4980.00%