Burlington, VT Population

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

Chittenden County

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

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)