Skip to Main Content
Burlington
  • Town in Iowa

Report Card

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

editorial

Burlington is a town in Iowa with a population of 24,858. Burlington is in Des Moines County. Living in Burlington offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Burlington there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Burlington and residents tend to lean conservative.

About

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$94,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$826
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Burlington
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Get approval in minutes. Checking rates won't affect your credit score.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Search Home Listings Nearby

movoto.com®

Burlington Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    333
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    89.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    65
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    576.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,574.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    349.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Burlington

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,707
National
$64,994

Similar Places

Places like Burlington

Burlington Reviews

Rating 3.29 out of 5  94 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 4 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Burlington
Rating 2 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

add-to-list