Burlington, Washington Population 2020

9,302

Burlington is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 9,302, it is the 93rd largest city in Washington and the 3241st largest city in the United States. Burlington is currently growing at a rate of 0.97% annually and its population has increased by 10.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,388 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Burlington has a population density of 2,173 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burlington is $64,400 with a poverty rate of 18.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,052 per month, and the median house value is $220,600. The median age in Burlington is 35.4 years, 34.8 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males.

Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 74.94%
  • Other race: 16.53%
  • Asian: 3.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.34%
The current population of Burlington, Washington is 9,302, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,124.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,388.

Burlington, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,55274.94%
Some Other Race1,44516.53%
Asian3093.53%
Two or More Races1892.16%
Black or African American1241.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander941.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.34%

Burlington Population Pyramid 2020

Burlington Median Age

35.4


Total

34.8


Male

36.2


Female

Burlington Adults

There are 6,586 adults, (1,382 of whom are seniors) in Burlington.

Burlington Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlington Sex Ratio

Female

4,529

51.80%

Male

4,214

48.20%

Burlington Households and Families

Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73%27%
All54.4%45.6%
Male53.9%46.1%
Female40.3%59.7%
Non Family38.9%61.1%

54.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6282.3954.4
Married1,5503.0873
Non Family1,4591.2538.9
Female4543.1440.3
Male1653.7553.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burlington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2684.64%
9th to 12th Grade3546.12%
High School Graduate1,87832.49%
Some College1,50426.02%
Associates Degree60510.47%
Bachelors Degree85114.72%
Graduate Degree3205.54%

Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2524,053926
Hispanic1,109700103
Other Race66736667
Asian253239105
Multiple Races939314
Islander3737
Native American30308
Black292929

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,133$41,757$31,002
Less Than High School$32,946$36,875$
High School Grad$31,042$32,045$28,102
Some College$38,553$46,413$31,571
Bachelors Degree$48,214$51,230$41,635
Graduate Degree$49,779$59,886$36,250

$36,133

Average Earnings

$41,757

Average Male

$31,002

Average Female

Burlington Language

Burlington Language by Age

Burlington Language

71.41% of Burlington residents speak only English, while 28.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.39% of the population.

Burlington Poverty

Burlington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,57895336.97%
Other1,44555238.20%
White5,41554810.12%
Multiple1899650.79%
Native302273.33%
Black1241411.29%
Asian30992.91%

18.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.83%

Male Poverty Rate

22.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Native, with 73.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlington is Asian, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.92%
Some College13.45%
High School11.17%
Bachelors or Greater8.93%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.96%
Male Unemployed58.18%
Female Employed12.72%
Male Employed4.94%

Burlington Income

Burlington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,887$64,400
Families$66,023$78,121
Married Families$78,622-
Non Families$31,674$41,076

Burlington Marital Status

Burlington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

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 35-44.

Burlington Marital Status by Race

Burlington Veterans

669

Number of Veterans

585

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam250
First Gulf War161
Second Gulf War111
World War II43
Korea31
Name Veterans % of Total
White60811.78%
Hispanic604.08%
Other374.41%
2 or More1412.84%
Asian103.95%

$Burlington Veterans by Education

1.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlington Employment Status

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

6%

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

55.05%

Born in Washington

86.73%

Native Born

13.27%

Foreign Born

8.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.73% of Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 55.05% having been born in Washington. 8.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,302890.97%
20199,213890.98%
20189,1243163.59%
20178,808891.02%
20168,7191421.66%
20158,5771031.22%
20148,474710.84%
20138,403-7-0.08%
20128,410-20-0.24%
20118,430280.33%
20108,4021,6452.20%
20006,7572,4084.50%
19904,3494551.11%
19803,8947562.18%
19703,1381700.56%
19602,9680.00%