Burlington, VT Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 38,889. Estimated population in July 2020: 38,531 (-0.9% change)
Males: 18,764 (48.3%), Females: 20,125 (51.7%)

The city of Burlington is located in Chittenden County, Vermont. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Vermont, including top 10 cities by population and area of Vermont.

Median resident age: 29.2 years
Median household income: $33,070
Median house value: $131,200

Races in Burlington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (17.8%), English (13.6%), French (12.7%), German (10.2%), French Canadian (8.8%), Italian (7.1%).

Elevation: 113 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles

Map of Burlington, VT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Burlington

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 42.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington city

  • Never married: 50.5%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

8.1% Foreign born (4.0% Europe, 2.5% Asia, 1.0% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -278 (-0.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Burlington:

  • FLETCHER ALLEN HOSPITAL OF VERMONT (COLCHESTER AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burlington:

Other public-use airports nearest to Burlington:

Amtrak stations near Burlington:

  • 8 miles: BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (ESSEX JUNCTION, 29 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) – Seasonal Station. Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Burlington:

  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (Full-time enrollment: 8,852; Location: 85 S PROSPECT ST; Public; Website: www.uvm.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,881; Location: 163 S WILLARD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.champlain.edu)
  • BURLINGTON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 150; Location: 95 NORTH AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • VERMONT COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 50; Location: 187 PEARL; Private, for-profit)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTH CARE SCHOOL OF CYTOTECH (Location: 111 COLCHESTER AVE; Private, not-for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Burlington:

  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 5 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 23 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 86 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 104 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,499)

Schools

Public high schools in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON SENIOR HIGH SCH (Students: 1,135; Location: 52 INSTITUTE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BURLINGTON TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 52 INSTITUTE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Burlington:

  • ROCK POINT SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 1 ROCK POINT ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • HULL CREST (Students: 19; Location: 455 NORTH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • LYMAN C. HUNT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 468; Location: 1364 NORTH AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EDMUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 275 MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • J. J. FLYNN SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 1645 NORTH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EDMUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 299 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • C. P. SMITH SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 332 ETHAN ALLEN PARKWAY; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CHAMPLAIN SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 800 PINE STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WHEELER SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 6 ARCHIBALD STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BURLINGTON S.D. (Students: 197; Location: 150 COLCHESTER AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • LAWRENCE BARNES SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 123 NORTH STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ESSENTIAL EARLY EDUCATION C (Students: 42; Location: 150 COLCHESTER AVENUE; Grades: PK – PK)

Private primary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • MATER CHRISTI SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 50 MANSFIELD AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHRIST THE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 136 LOCUST STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 20 ALLEN ST.; Grades: PK – 8)
  • YMCA PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTE (Students: 177; Location: 266 COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • TRINITY COLLEGE CHILD CARE CEN (Students: 68; Location: 208 COLCHESTER AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SCHOOLHOUSE INC (Students: 56; Location: 20 ALLEN ST; Grades: KG – 6)
  • NORTH AVENUE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 901 NORTH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 6)
  • BAIRD CENT FOR CHILD AND FAMIL (Students: 42; Location: 1110 PINE STREET; Grades: UG – UG)
  • EARLY LEARNING PRESCHOOL CTR (Students: 15; Location: 121 MAPLE STREET; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Burlington:

  • FLETCHER FREE (Operating income: $1,162,001; Location: 235 COLLEGE ST.; 110,715 books; 3,152 audio materials; 2,592 video materials; 250 serial subscriptions)