Burlington, VT: What you need to know

The pretty city of Burlington is on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain and in 2015 became the first city in America to run completely on renewable energy. Burlington is also a college town thanks to the University of Vermont and Champlain College, and the University of Vermont Medical Center is the largest hospital in the state. Livability conveniences to residents include a top downtown two interstates, Burlington International Airport and a four-block Church Street Marketplace pedestrian mall within the heart of the community.

Burlington, VT City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 42,570
Median Age 27
Median Household Income $44,671
Median Home Price $265,800

Burlington, VT Rankings

Burlington , VT Real Estate

This university town, the birthplace of Ben & Jerry's, offers amenities and attractions of many flavors

Burlington, VT is a green city and is also getting residential quality-of-life accolades from all corners.

Burlington , VT Health and Health Care

Burlington , VT Business and Economy

Burlington , VT Schools

The University of Vermont is hot. And green. And community-minded.

Burlington, VT Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.8%
  Female 51.2%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 12
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Median Population

Median Age 26.8%
Age 18 Over 87.2%
Age 21 Over 70.3%
Age 62 Over 12.9%
Age 65 Over 10.5%


  Ethnicity White 86.2%
  Ethnicity Black 4.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 5.9%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 0.3%


  Median Household Income $44,671
  Median Home Price $265,800
  Homes Owned 59.7%
  Homes Rent 40.3%
  Median Property Rent $1,050


  English Only 86.6%
  English Other 13.4%

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Commute Types

  Walked 21%
  Worked at Home 5.5%
  Public Transportation 5.3%
  Other Means 6.7%
  Drove Alone 52.9%
  Carpooled 8.7%