Burlington, WA Population

Population: 6,757. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,247 (+22.1% change)
Males: 3,338 (49.4%), Females: 3,419 (50.6%)

Skagit County

Zip code: 98233

Median resident age: 29.6 years
Median household income: $37,848
Median house value: $129,200

Races in Burlington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.0%)
  • Hispanic (25.3%)
  • Other race (17.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.4%), Irish (12.0%), English (10.4%), Norwegian (7.1%), Swedish (3.9%), United States (3.7%).

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Burlington

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

11.4% Foreign born (9.0% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,932 (+40.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burlington:

  • BELLINGHAM INTL (about 26 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Abbreviation: BLI)
  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 40 miles; EVERETT, WA; Abbreviation: PAE)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 66 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Burlington:

  • SKAGIT REGIONAL (about 7 miles; BURLINGTON/MOUNT VERNON, WA; Abbreviation: BVS)
  • FLOATHAVEN (about 17 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Abbreviation: 0W7)
  • CAMANO ISLAND AIRFIELD (about 17 miles; STANWOOD, WA; Abbreviation: 13W)
Amtrak station near Burlington:

  • 3 miles: MOUNT VERNON (725 COLLEGE WAY). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; MT VERNON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,420)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,656)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,889)
  • EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; EVERETT, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,970)
  • EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; LYNNWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,953)
  • SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,526)
  • LAKE WASHINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 53 miles; KIRKLAND, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,328)

Schools

Public high schools in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON EDISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,090; Location: 301 N BURLINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BURLINGTON-EDISON ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 301 N BURLINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • LUCILLE UMBARGER ELEMENTARY (Students: 645; Location: 820 S SKAGIT ST; Grades: KG – 08)
  • BAY VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 481; Location: 15241 JOSH WILSON RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • WEST VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 456; Location: 515 W VICTORIA AVE; Grades: KG – 08)
  • BECC (Students: 50; Location: 927 E FAIRHAVEN AVE; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • SKAGIT ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 530 NORTH SECTION; Grades: KG – 10)
  • BURLINGTON LITTLE SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 207 S GARDNER ROAD; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON (Operating income: $247,005; Location: 900 EAST FARHAVEN AVE; 36,950 books; 570 audio materials; 151 video materials; 120 serial subscriptions)