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- Public SchoolsC+
- Crime & SafetyC
- Good for FamiliesB-
- Cost of LivingC
- Health & FitnessA-
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
Burlington is a town in Washington with a population of 8,743. Burlington is in Skagit County. Living in Burlington offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Burlington there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Burlington and residents tend to have moderate political views.
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Burlington used to be an up and coming small town. But not anymore. It's mostly restaurants and places to shop, but not even those attract people, which causes places to go out of business, which causes even more unemployment. Burlington has serious drug and homelessness problems. The teens are using drugs, you can witness a drug deal in plain sight during the day, and there's a cop at the school every day. The local high school is old, needs renovation, the stage is a safety hazard, and they need more campus security. Overall, it could use a lot of improvement.
Burlington is a cute small town that is located close to both the Canadian border and Seattle. Most importantly, Burlington is so close to the Cascade Mountains! If you are the outdoorsy type, it is definitely the place for you. Small town vibe not your thing? Probably not the place for you.
People are very friendly and there is plenty to do. We live in the golf course and the community is excellent. Pretty much any store you need is very close by, only ever as far as mount vernon.