South Burlington, Vermont Population 2021

19,761
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South Burlington is a city located in Chittenden County Vermont. With a 2020 population of 19,761, it is the 2nd largest city in Vermont (after Burlington) and the 1880th largest city in the United States . South Burlington is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 10.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,904 in 2010. South Burlington reached it's highest population of 19,761 in 2021. Spanning over 30 miles, South Burlington has a population density of 1,198 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Burlington is $95,248 with a poverty rate of 6.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,401 per month, and the median house value is $307,500. The median age in South Burlington is 41.7 years, 38.9 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

South Burlington Demographics

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

  • White: 89.95%
  • Asian: 5.04%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Black or African American: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Burlington, Vermont is 19,761 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,383.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,904.

South Burlington, Vermont Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021221,3554720.21%
2020220,8834720.21%
2019220,4114720.21%
2018219,9399640.44%
2017218,9751,5280.70%
2016217,4472950.14%
2015217,1521,4760.68%
2014215,6768490.39%
2013214,8278650.40%
2012213,9627270.34%
2011213,2351,6970.80%
2010211,5380.00%

South Burlington Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,23789.95%
Asian9665.04%
Two or More Races3852.01%
Some Other Race2391.25%
Black or African American2341.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native1010.53%
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South Burlington Population by Race

South Burlington Population Pyramid $2021

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South Burlington Median Age

41.7


Total

38.9


Male

43.6


Female

South Burlington Adults

There are 15,871 adults, (3,536 of whom are seniors) in South Burlington.

South Burlington Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

South Burlington Sex Ratio

Female

10,073

52.57%

Male

9,089

47.43%

South Burlington Population by Age

South Burlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Burlington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All60%40%
Non Family47%53%
Female41.2%58.8%
Male23.6%76.4%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Burlington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7642.1560
Married3,9082.7879.2
Non Family3,8231.3247
Female6772.7241.2
Male3562.9723.6

2.69

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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South Burlington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2101.46%
9th to 12th Grade4152.89%
High School Graduate2,29115.96%
Some College2,08114.50%
Associates Degree1,3609.47%
Bachelors Degree4,99834.82%
Graduate Degree2,99920.89%
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South Burlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,93712,4917,206
Asian593524385
Hispanic376358213
2+ Races231168109
Other Race154140140
Black1289992
Native American9797

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 90.91%.

South Burlington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,122$54,921$40,037
Less Than 9th Grade$28,750$32,910$26,442
High School Graduate$35,091$43,337$24,866
Some College$39,891$43,700$36,250
Bachelors Degree$47,378$56,467$39,110
Graduate Degree$77,681$81,923$70,670

$47,122

Average Earnings

$54,921

Average Male

$40,037

Average Female

South Burlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Burlington Language by Age

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South Burlington Language

88.57% of South Burlington residents speak only English, while 11.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.20% of the population.

South Burlington Language

South Burlington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,5159986.04%
Hispanic68410815.79%
Multiple3489326.72%
Black2244921.88%

6.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

8.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Burlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Burlington is Multiple, with 26.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Burlington is White, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.99%.

South Burlington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.42%
High School5.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%
Some College3.98%

South Burlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.28%
Male Unemployed10.94%
Female Employed4.70%
Male Employed0.97%

South Burlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Burlington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,065$95,248
Families$91,645$120,000
Married Families$110,985-
Non Families$52,166$60,324
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Income by Household Type

South Burlington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

South Burlington Married by Age and Sex

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South 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.

South Burlington Marital Status by Race

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South Burlington Marital Status

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1,054

Number of Veterans

906

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam300
Korea187
Second Gulf War172
World War II162
First Gulf War147

South Burlington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+471
65 to 74182
55 to 64171
35 to 54149
18 to 3481

South Burlington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0377.22%
2+ Races176.94%
Hispanic143.14%

South Burlington Veterans by Race

South Burlington Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Burlington Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

South Burlington Employment by Age

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South Burlington Employment by Race

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South 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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43.00%

Born in South Burlington

88.87%

Native Born

11.13%

Foreign Born

4.09%

Non Citizen

7.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.87% of South Burlington residents were born in the United States, with 43.00% having been born in Vermont. 4.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

South Burlington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,7611260.64%
202019,6351260.65%
201919,5091260.65%
201819,3831450.75%
201719,2383191.69%
201618,9191820.97%
201518,7371640.88%
201418,5731090.59%
201318,4641180.64%
201218,3461750.96%
201118,1712191.22%
201017,9522,1381.28%
200015,8143,0052.13%
199012,8092,1301.84%
198010,6796790.66%
197010,0003,1003.78%
19606,9005,2007.26%
19401,7000.00%

South Burlington Population by Year