Burlington, Washington Population 2021

9,462
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Burlington is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 9,462, it is the 92nd largest city in Washington and the 3215th largest city in the United States. Burlington is currently growing at a rate of 1.27% annually and its population has increased by 12.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,388 in 2010. Burlington reached it's highest population of 9,462 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Burlington has a population density of 2,211 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burlington is $63,839 with a poverty rate of 18.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,092 per month, and the median house value is $240,800. The median age in Burlington is 35.2 years, 35.6 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.9 males.

Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 74.44%
  • Other race: 16.97%
  • Asian: 3.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.69%
  • Black or African American: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Burlington, Washington is 9,462, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,105.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,388.

Burlington, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,61174.44%
Some Other Race1,50716.97%
Asian3283.69%
Two or More Races2392.69%
Black or African American1381.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.65%
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Burlington Population by Race

Burlington Population Pyramid 2021

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Burlington Median Age

35.2


Total

35.6


Male

33.4


Female

Burlington Adults

There are 6,723 adults, (1,467 of whom are seniors) in Burlington.

Burlington Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Sex Ratio

Female

4,653

52.39%

Male

4,228

47.61%

Burlington Population by Age

Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.7%30.3%
Male55.6%44.4%
All52.2%47.8%
Female44.6%55.4%
Non Family36.6%63.4%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burlington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6892.3852.2
Non Family1,5511.3136.6
Married1,5323.1269.7
Female4173.3544.6
Male1893.1555.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Burlington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2554.45%
9th to 12th Grade3606.29%
High School Graduate1,79831.40%
Some College1,56727.36%
Associates Degree64611.28%
Bachelors Degree79113.81%
Graduate Degree3105.41%
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Burlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2334,051854
Hispanic1,092674116
Other Race65634976
Asian251236117
Multiple Races13013014
Native American3333
Black141414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,270$43,734$30,205
Less Than High School$35,302$40,439$
High School Grad$32,699$38,920$27,500
Some College$37,716$44,635$32,473
Bachelors Degree$50,409$52,476$30,833
Graduate Degree$53,047$$48,309

$37,270

Average Earnings

$43,734

Average Male

$30,205

Average Female

Burlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burlington Language by Age

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Burlington Language

72.77% of Burlington residents speak only English, while 27.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.73% of the population.

Burlington Language

Burlington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,54681532.01%
White5,53667312.16%
Other1,44251435.64%
Multiple21913260.27%
Black1381410.14%
Native581220.69%
Asian32892.74%

18.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.40%

Male Poverty Rate

21.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Multiple, with 60.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Asian, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.03%.

Burlington Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.91%
Some College13.86%
Less Than High School12.66%
Bachelors or Greater8.96%

Burlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.00%
Female Unemployed54.81%
Female Employed12.76%
Male Employed5.61%

Burlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burlington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,641$63,839
Families$66,974$79,571
Married Families$81,339-
Non Families$31,513$39,564
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Income by Household Type

Burlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Burlington Marital Status by Race

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Burlington Marital Status

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697

Number of Veterans

556

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam241
Second Gulf War163
First Gulf War159
World War II49
Korea41

Burlington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54204
75+175
65 to 74113
55 to 64109
18 to 3496

Burlington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White63512.07%
Hispanic623.91%
Other394.42%
2 or More149.46%
Asian93.59%

Burlington Veterans by Race

Burlington Veterans by Education

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1.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Burlington Employment by Age

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Burlington Employment by Race

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Burlington Employment by Education

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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54.03%

Born in Washington

85.38%

Native Born

14.62%

Foreign Born

9.37%

Non Citizen

5.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.38% of Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 54.03% having been born in Washington. 9.37% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,4621191.27%
20209,3431191.29%
20199,2241191.31%
20189,1053033.44%
20178,802860.99%
20168,7161391.62%
20158,5771021.20%
20148,475720.86%
20138,403-8-0.10%
20128,411-19-0.23%
20118,430290.35%
20108,4011,6442.20%
20006,7572,4084.50%
19904,3494551.11%
19803,8947562.18%
19703,1381700.56%
19602,9680.00%

Burlington Population by Year