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Burlington
  • Town in Vermont

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Burlington is a town in Vermont with a population of 42,645. Burlington is in Chittenden County and is one of the best places to live in Vermont. Living in Burlington offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Burlington there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Burlington and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Burlington are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$312,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,279
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    298
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    39.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    458.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,838.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    35%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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