Living in Burlington, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Burlington SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Burlington, IA Crime Report

1,219
Total Crimes
4,832.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
88.14%
Above National Average

Burlington, IA Cost Of Living

82
Burlington's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Burlington, Iowa Info Snack

Burlington is a city and the county seat of Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. The population was 25,663 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 26,839 population in the 2000 census. Burlington is the center of a micropolitan area including West Burlington, Iowa, and Middletown, Iowa, and Gulfport, Illinois. Burlington is the home of Snake Alley, once labelled the crookedest alley in the world.
Population
25,127
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$90,100
Median Income
$45,841
Median Rent
$789

Burlington, IA Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Burlington in Iowa

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Map Of Burlington, IA

Population over time in Burlington

Year Population % Change
2017 25,127 -0.8%
2016 25,330 -0.6%
2015 25,492 -0.2%
2014 25,537 -0.1%
2013 25,559 -0.2%
2012 25,619 -0.0%
2011 25,624 0.1%
2010 25,603 -0.0%
2009 25,604 -
Crime/100k Burlington IA USA
Violent Crime 927.6 250.1 368.9
Murder 7.9 1.7 5.0
Robbery 63.4 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 800.7 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 3904.5 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 951.4 352.6 376.0
Larceny 2659.8 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 293.3 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Burlington

White
84.2% (21,164)
African American
8.5% (2,128)
American Indian
0.2% (56)
Asian
0.6% (162)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.6% (642)
Hispanic
3.9% (975)
Race Burlington IA USA
White 84.2% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 8.5% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.9% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Burlington, Iowa

Less than $10,000
8.2% (206,790)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (194,626)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (258,201)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (290,103)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.7% (418,400)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (439,974)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (369,514)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.6% (242,135)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.8% (46,361)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (46,590)
Income Burlington IA USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.7% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.6% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.8% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Burlington

Female
51.6% (12,976)
Male
48.4% (12,150)
Gender Burlington IA USA
Female 51.6% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Burlington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (502)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,758)
High School / GED
34.0% (8,543)
Some College
26.0% (6,533)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,763)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (3,266)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,256)
Professional Degree
1.0% (251)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (251)
Education Burlington IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Burlington

Overall User Rating
2.0
/5

Bryce Gipple

What about Burlington- I lived in Burlington twice, and both times, Burlington was a very closed-minded city when it comes to relating with a person like me.

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