|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Burlington is 23,713. Burlington, Iowa is the 1,644th largest city in the US.
Burlington is located entirely in Des Moines County.
The peak population of Burlington was in 1990, when its population was 27,439. In 1990, Burlington was the 1,012th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,644th largest city in the US. Burlington is currently 13.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Burlington has shrunk 11.4% since the year 2000. Burlington, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Burlington has a population density of 1,772.2 people per square mile.
|1639||Rolling Meadows, Illinois||23,781||-3.5%|
|1640||Webster Groves, Missouri||23,770||2.2%|
|1643||San Fernando, California||23,726||0.4%|
|1649||Brookings, South Dakota||23,577||25.2%|
The total voting age population of Burlington, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 19,003. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.3% of the residents of Burlington are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Burlington are 87.4% White, 8.2% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 4.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Burlington, 20.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.5%. On a per-household basis, 16.0% of families are below the poverty line in Burlington.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.4% of Burlington residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.1% of Burlington residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Burlington residents aged 5 and older, 4.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Burlington is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Burlington, 11.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Burlington is $47,540.
In Burlington, 66.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.9% of housing units in Burlington.
Of all the housing units in Burlington, 47.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Burlington, 7.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 920 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Burlington is $799.
In Burlington, 77.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.