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Burlington
  • Town in Vermont

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  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 minus
  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 44,646. 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
$383,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,540
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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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
    340.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    11.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    26.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    391.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,036.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    698.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    34%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in Burlington

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,931
National
$75,149

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