Burlington, IA

25,492 Population
14.5 square miles 1,759.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
 
Population Density
1,759.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.0%
was 59.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.8%
was 1.8%
 
Percent Under 18
23.8%
was 23.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.8%
was 18.3%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 4.9
Ranked 14th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
21.1%
was 19.6%
 
Median Household Income
$40,381
was $39,586
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.3
45.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
11.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
669.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,783.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,030
was 11,994
 
Median Rent
$694
was $651
 
Total Building Permits
30
was 18
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,735
was 10,744
 
Homeownership Rate
68.8%
was 69.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
26
was 18
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
832.1
was 828.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
27.9%
was 27.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
4
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.4
was 1.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.2
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.2%
was 97.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.8%
was 89.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
19.1%
was 20.5%
 

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