Burlington, New Jersey Population 2024

10,303

Burlington is a city located in Burlington County New Jersey. Burlington has a 2024 population of 10,303. Burlington is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 5.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,729 in 2020.

The average household income in Burlington is $92,363 with a poverty rate of 12.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burlington is 39.2 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 47.82%
  • Black or African American: 34.32%
  • Two or more races: 12.76%
  • Other race: 3.54%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,394.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.9% (574)
The current population of Burlington, New Jersey is 10,303 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,729.

Burlington, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,70247.82%
Black or African American3,37534.32%
Two or more races1,25512.76%
Other race3483.54%
Asian1531.56%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burlington Population by Race

Burlington Population Pyramid 2024

Burlington Median Age

39.2

Total

38.9

Male

40.1

Female

Burlington Adults

There are 7,610 adults, (1,605 of whom are seniors) in Burlington.

Burlington Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Sex Ratio

Female4,86949.52%
Male4,96450.48%

Burlington Population by Age

Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7672.6164.235.8
Non Family1,5331.3557.142.9
Married1,2073.4581.718.3
Female6833.4548.951.1
Male3443.5864.835.2

3.32

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burlington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3475.07%
9th to 12th Grade4536.62%
High School Graduate2,18131.9%
Some College1,55922.8%
Associates Degree4736.92%
Bachelors Degree1,31619.25%
Graduate Degree5097.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,4343,125941
Black2,4322,105579
Hispanic667560191
2+ Races510437169
Other Race1551050
Asian939381

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.1%.

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,506$53,523$40,830
Less Than 9th Grade$51,806$55,673$0
High School Graduate$37,778$44,728$25,938
Some College$43,952$56,010$40,170
Bachelors Degree$56,280$55,814$58,523
Graduate Degree$66,364$132,583$52,961

$46,506

Average Earnings

$53,523

Average Male

$40,830

Average Female

Burlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burlington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burlington Language

85.81% of Burlington residents speak only English, while 14.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.51% of the population.

Burlington Language

Burlington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,37348514.38%
Hispanic1,46942528.93%
White4,2892826.57%
Other34822865.52%
Multiple1,24221417.23%

12.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.88%

Male Poverty Rate

13.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Other, with 65.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington is White, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.83%.

Burlington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.9%
Less Than 9th Grade12.75%
Some College5.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%

Burlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed51.76%
Male Unemployed16.72%
Female Employed5.93%
Male Employed3.02%

Burlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burlington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$69,351$92,363
Families$83,895$106,657
Married Families$111,382$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,539$62,655

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burlington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Burlington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burlington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

523

Number of Veterans

450

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War122
First Gulf War105
Vietnam82
Korea21
World War II4

Burlington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64162
75+135
35 to 5495
18 to 3488
65 to 7443

Burlington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3188.09%
Black1906.96%
Hispanic303.73%
Other Race83.86%
2+ Races71.14%

Burlington Veterans by Race

Burlington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Burlington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burlington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

55.58%

Born in Burlington

88.95%

Native Born

11.05%

Foreign Born

4.61%

Non Citizen

6.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.95% of Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 55.58% having been born in New Jersey. 4.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burlington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,0201431.31%
202810,8771441.34%
202710,7331431.35%
202610,5901441.38%
202510,4461431.39%
202410,3031441.42%
202310,1591431.43%
202210,016360.36%
20219,9802512.58%
20209,729-131-1.33%
20199,860-12-0.12%
20189,872981%
20179,774-40-0.41%
20169,814550.56%
20159,759-55-0.56%
20149,814-38-0.39%
20139,852-52-0.53%
20129,904-7-0.07%
20119,911-21-0.21%
20109,9321962.01%
20009,736-99-1.01%
19909,835-411-4.01%
198010,246-1,764-14.69%
197012,010-677-5.34%
196012,6876365.28%
195012,0511,14610.51%
194010,905610.56%
193010,8441,79519.84%
19209,0497138.55%
19108,33694412.77%
19007,3921281.76%
18907,2641,17419.28%
18806,0902734.69%
18705,81764312.43%
18605,17463814.07%
18504,53600%
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Burlington Population by Year