Latest Data (2018)
Population 24,838
Nationwide Rank 1524

Quick Facts

Burlington, Iowa is the 1,524th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Burlington, Iowa is a city.

Burlington, Iowa is currently 9.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Burlington, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Burlington, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1514 Edwardsville, Illinois 24,969 11.5%
1515 Grandview, Missouri 24,962 0.7%
1516 Wyandotte, Michigan 24,935 -11.0%
1517 Melrose Park, Illinois 24,925 7.5%
1518 Staunton, Virginia 24,922 4.5%
1519 Walker, Michigan 24,880 12.9%
1520 Paducah, Kentucky 24,850 -5.4%
1521 Bainbridge Island, Washington 24,846 21.6%
1522 Elk River, Minnesota 24,845 48.8%
1523 Paris, Texas 24,839 -3.6%
1524 Burlington, Iowa 24,838 -7.2%
1525 Hastings, Nebraska 24,822 -0.2%
1526 Selma, California 24,807 25.8%
1527 Ardmore, Oklahoma 24,795 4.7%
1528 Riverbank, California 24,780 56.7%
1529 Kernersville, North Carolina 24,767 31.3%
1530 Emporia, Kansas 24,765 -7.7%
1531 Derby, Kansas 24,721 34.6%
1532 Sandusky, Ohio 24,714 -11.1%
1533 Hazleton, Pennsylvania 24,703 6.1%
1534 Athens, Ohio 24,688 15.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
880 Urbandale 43,949 48.9%
943 Cedar Falls 41,048 13.3%
970 Marion 39,979 50.4%
1062 Bettendorf 36,543 16.7%
1395 Mason City 27,093 -7.1%
1397 Marshalltown 27,068 4.0%
1501 Clinton 25,184 -9.0%
1524 Burlington 24,838 -7.2%
1553 Ottumwa 24,550 -1.6%
1576 Fort Dodge 24,098 -8.3%
1592 Muscatine 23,817 4.9%
1649 Waukee 22,810 308.6%
1688 Johnston 22,040 145.0%
1718 Coralville 21,664 42.3%
1893 North Liberty 19,239 250.9%
1920 Altoona 18,844 80.3%
2077 Clive 17,097 31.5%
2177 Indianola 16,071 21.8%
2265 Newton 15,209 -2.5%
2458 Grimes 13,562 164.6%
2617 Boone 12,470 -2.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 24,838 1,524
2017 25,022 1,500
2016 25,277 1,476
2015 25,410 1,453
2014 25,539 1,432
2013 25,725 1,417
2012 25,665 1,410
2011 25,543 1,411
2010 25,663 1,386
2009 25,527 1,372
2008 25,383 1,364
2007 25,288 1,363
2006 25,165 1,362
2005 25,192 1,335
2004 25,411 1,315
2003 25,774 1,286
2002 25,979 1,259
2001 26,411 1,231
2000 26,775 1,193
1990 27,439 1,012
1870 14,930 100