Burlington, IA Population

Population: 26,839. Estimated population in July 2020: 25,436 (-5.2% change)
Males: 12,779 (47.6%), Females: 14,060 (52.4%)

Des Moines County

Zip code: 52601

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $33,770
Median house value: $63,300

Races in Burlington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (32.4%), Irish (13.7%), English (9.4%), United States (9.0%), Swedish (4.6%), French (3.1%).

Land area: 14.1 square miles

Map of Burlington, IA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Burlington

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington city

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -623 (-2.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burlington:

  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 3 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 61 miles; QUINCY, IL; Abbreviation: UIN)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 61 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Burlington:

Amtrak stations:

  • BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • ALDERSHOT (1199 WATERDOWN RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Burlington:

  • DAYTONS SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 43; Location: 315 N MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 61 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 62 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 64 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 66 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,766)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 92 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,744)

Schools

Public high schools in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,268; Location: 421 TERRACE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BURLINGTON ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 705 MAPLE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Burlington:

  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 702 S ROOSEVELT AVENUE; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • BURLINGTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 509 MELROSE; Grades: KG – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • BLACK HAWK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 2804 S 14TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CORSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 700 SOUTH STARR ST.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JAMES MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 2132 MADISON AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OAK STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 903 OAK ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HORACE MANN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: 811 WHITE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SUNNYSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 426 HARRISON AVE.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTH HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 825 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PERKINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 1621 DODGE ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JAMES WILSON GRIMES SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 1910 AGENCY; Grades: PK – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • NOTRE DAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 700 S ROOSEVELT AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • GREATER RIVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 520 NORTH 4TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FAITH ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 2500 WEST AVENUE; Grades: PK – 9)

Libraries

Library in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,249,897; Location: 501 N FOURTH; 100,768 books; 4,917 audio materials; 3,892 video materials; 512 serial subscriptions)