Burlington, Vermont Population 2024

44,327

Burlington is a city located in Chittenden County Vermont. Burlington has a 2024 population of 44,327. Burlington is currently declining at a rate of -0.3% annually and its population has decreased by -0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,742 in 2020.

The average household income in Burlington is $93,790 with a poverty rate of 23.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burlington is 27.4 years, 28 years for males, and 26.7 years for females.

Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 87.32%
  • Two or more races: 5.26%
  • Black or African American: 3.71%
  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
10.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,300.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.93% (-415)
The current population of Burlington, Vermont is 44,327 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 44,742.

Burlington, Vermont Population 2024

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Burlington Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38,98787.32%
Two or more races2,3505.26%
Black or African American1,6563.71%
Asian1,3843.1%
Other race2460.55%
Native American230.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burlington Population by Race

Burlington Population Pyramid 2024

Burlington Median Age

27.4

Total

28

Male

26.7

Female

Burlington Adults

There are 39,722 adults, (5,168 of whom are seniors) in Burlington.

Burlington Age Dependency

29.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Sex Ratio

Female23,76453.23%
Male20,88246.77%

Burlington Population by Age

Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,4482.1339.960.1
Non Family10,9581.722.677.4
Married4,6502.838020
Female1,3302.8835.964.1
Male5102.9657.142.9
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2.79

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

39.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burlington Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 80%.

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,455

Average Earnings

$55,902

Average Male

$48,901

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

90.38% of Burlington residents speak only English, while 9.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.18% of the population.

Burlington Language

Burlington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White31,9537,12222.29%
Black1,55366042.5%
Multiple2,15163729.61%
Asian1,24439531.75%
Hispanic1,27220115.8%
Other233156.44%
Native20630%
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23.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.72%

Male Poverty Rate

26.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Black, with 42.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Other, with 6.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.09%.

Burlington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.41%
High School22.32%
Some College14.46%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%
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Burlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed55.34%
Female Unemployed41.45%
Female Employed21.11%
Male Employed9.45%
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Burlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burlington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burlington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.2%

Male Marriage Rate

22.5%

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 55-64, 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

1,021

Number of Veterans

947

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

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Burlington Veterans by War

count

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Burlington Veterans by Age

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Burlington Veterans by Race

Burlington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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

31.67%

Born in Burlington

92.31%

Native Born

7.69%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

4.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.31% of Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 31.67% having been born in Vermont. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Burlington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943,657-134-0.31%
202843,791-134-0.31%
202743,925-134-0.3%
202644,059-134-0.3%
202544,193-134-0.3%
202444,327-134-0.3%
202344,461-134-0.3%
202244,595-134-0.3%
202144,729-13-0.03%
202044,7421,9044.44%
201942,8381030.24%
201842,7352900.68%
201742,445750.18%
201642,370-203-0.48%
201542,573390.09%
201442,534-166-0.39%
201342,700290.07%
201242,6711260.3%
201142,5451100.26%
201042,4353,5469.12%
200038,889-238-0.61%
199039,1271,4153.75%
198037,712-921-2.38%
197038,6333,1028.73%
196035,5312,3767.17%
195033,1555,46919.75%
194027,6862,89711.69%
193024,7892,0108.82%
192022,7792,31111.29%
191020,4681,8289.81%
190018,6404,05027.76%
189014,5903,22528.38%
188011,365-3,022-21.01%
187014,3878,174131.56%
18606,2131031.69%
18506,110
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Burlington Population by Year