What is the current population of Burlington?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Burlington is 58,818. Burlington, North Carolina is the 664th largest city in the US.

Burlington Geography [top]

What county is Burlington, North Carolina in?

Parts of Burlington are located within Alamance County and Guilford County.

What is the size of Burlington, North Carolina in square miles?

Burlington has an area of 25.2 square miles.

Burlington Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Burlington?

The current population of Burlington (58,818) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Burlington growing?

Burlington has grown 28.0% since the 2000. Burlington, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Burlington, North Carolina?

Burlington has a population density of 1,985.1 people per square mile.

Burlington Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Burlington, North Carolina?

The total voting age population of Burlington, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 36,720. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.

What percentage of Burlington, North Carolina residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 17.2% of the residents of Burlington are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Burlington, North Carolina?

The racial demographics of Burlington are 56.2% White, 27.9% Black, 10.2% Other, 3.3% Asian, 2.2% Two or more races, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 19.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Burlington, North Carolina residents are below the poverty line?

In Burlington, 20.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.0%. On a per-household basis, 16.4% of families are below the poverty line in Burlington.

What percentage of Burlington, North Carolina residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 65.3% of Burlington residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Burlington, North Carolina residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.2% of Burlington residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.4% have a bachelor's degree and 7.4% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Burlington, North Carolina residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Burlington residents aged 5 and older, 20.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.

Burlington Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Burlington, North Carolina?

The unemployment rate in Burlington is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Burlington, North Carolina residents work for the government?

In Burlington, 10.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Burlington, North Carolina?

The median household income in Burlington is $43,225.

Burlington Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Burlington, North Carolina?

In Burlington, 51.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Burlington, North Carolina?

Renters occupy 48.5% of housing units in Burlington.

What percentage of Burlington, North Carolina housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Burlington, 6.0% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Burlington, North Carolina housing units were built after 2000?

In Burlington, 20.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,900 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Burlington, North Carolina?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Burlington is $816.

What percentage of households in Burlington, North Carolina have broadband internet?

In Burlington, 75.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Burlington Population By Year

Population Graph For Burlington
Year Population Rank in US
2021 58,818 664
2020 57,593 687
2019 54,606 710
2018 53,748 726
2017 53,077 728
2016 52,709 719
2015 52,472 719
2014 51,812 723
2013 51,510 717
2012 51,306 711
2011 51,088 705
2010 49,963 709
2000 45,934 696
1990 40,822 664

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
654 Des Plaines, Illinois 59,459 4.1%
655 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 59,449 63.7%
656 Blue Springs, Missouri 59,430 22.5%
657 Petaluma, California 59,403 8.3%
658 Wylie, Texas 59,394 280.1%
659 Taylorsville, Utah 59,242 0.8%
660 North Miami, Florida 59,229 -0.8%
661 Dubuque, Iowa 59,119 2.4%
662 Revere, Massachusetts 59,075 24.6%
663 Carson City, Nevada 58,993 12.2%
664 Burlington, North Carolina 58,818 28.0%
665 Grand Forks, North Dakota 58,781 19.3%
666 Springfield, Ohio 58,763 -10.7%
667 Hempstead, New York 58,734 10.4%
668 Hoboken, New Jersey 58,690 51.6%
669 Casper, Wyoming 58,656 17.9%
670 Cupertino, California 58,622 11.3%
671 Terre Haute, Indiana 58,525 -1.6%
672 Hanford, California 58,496 39.4%
673 Lenexa, Kansas 58,388 44.5%
674 Madison, Alabama 58,357 95.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
258 High Point 114,086 31.7%
286 Concord 107,697 90.2%
355 Asheville 94,067 29.0%
388 Greenville 88,728 41.3%
435 Gastonia 81,161 20.0%
506 Jacksonville 72,876 10.7%
610 Apex 62,911 196.2%
624 Huntersville 61,839 136.5%
631 Chapel Hill 61,128 27.2%
664 Burlington 58,818 28.0%
733 Kannapolis 54,446 45.6%
739 Rocky Mount 53,957 -8.2%
772 Mooresville 51,594 164.6%
805 Wake Forest 49,657 279.7%
836 Wilson 47,731 5.9%
915 Hickory 43,532 15.5%
917 Holly Springs 43,524 329.9%
964 Indian Trail 40,953 200.6%
1081 Fuquay-Varina 36,736 348.1%
1111 Salisbury 35,760 16.9%
1142 Monroe 34,888 27.3%
1208 Goldsboro 32,749 -18.4%
1236 Garner 31,935 69.5%
1253 Cornelius 31,650 123.3%
1264 New Bern 31,346 34.7%
1265 Morrisville 31,278 461.7%
1289 Sanford 30,678 30.7%
1321 Matthews 29,623 28.3%

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