Burlington Alamance County, North Carolina

Burlington: City in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States

About

Burlington is a city located in the county of Alamance in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 49,963 and a population density of 1,245 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 55,599 inhabitants.

The city was created 239 years ago in 1782.

Burlington Quick Facts

Population : 55,599 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Alamance County
Different from : South Burlington
Postal code : 05405–05408, 05401–05403
Plate code : 802
Phone Area Codes : 802
Area : 40.13 km2
Official name : Burlington
Altitude : 200 feet / 61 meters
Capital city : Burlington is capital of Chittenden County
Establishment : January 01, 1783 (239 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:53:48 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 1,386 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.14% (2010-2020)
Burlington locator map
Location of Burlington on North Carolina map.
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Burlington Vermont
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Geography

Burlington is located at 36°5'44"N 79°26'16"W (36.0956900, -79.4378000).

Burlington map

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Demographics

The population of Burlington increased by 10.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 49,963 - census
2011 51,169 2.36% estimation process
2012 51,198 0.06% estimation process
2013 51,314 0.23% estimation process
2014 51,475 0.31% estimation process
2015 51,867 0.76% estimation process
2016 52,180 0.6% estimation process
2017 53,121 1.77% estimation process
2018 53,911 1.47% estimation process
2019 54,606 1.27% estimation process
2020 55,599 1.79% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,224
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 14,200
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,292
April 1, 2010 Population : 14,200
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.9%
People over 65 (%) : 15.4%
Female persons, % : 48.6%
White only, percent : 91.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.7%
Asians alone % : 3.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.6%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 26.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 67.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 656
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,896

Burlington zip code is 27215. County name: Alamance, County fips: 37001

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,896
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,176
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $479
2015-2019 median gross rent : $761
Permits for construction, 2020 : 78
2015-2019 Households : 5,157
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.59
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,571
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 37,929
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,174,979
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 129,196
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,875
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,502
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,627
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 316
2019 total employment : 6,056
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 269,356
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 829
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,165
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 457
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 329
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 80
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,047
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 81
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,028
2010 population per square mile : 24.7
2010 land area in square miles : 574.02
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $133,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,504
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $782
2015-2019 median gross rent : $982
2015-2019 Households : 5,231
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.46
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 72,449
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 93,987
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 390,113
2012 total retail sales per capita : $29,832
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,649
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,940
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,146
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 643
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 355
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 35
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,045
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 113
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 923
2010 population per square mile : 309.7
2010 land area in square miles : 43.12

Best Things to Do in Burlington

1 Burlington City Park Amusement Area

Rating: 4.5 (1085)

1388 S Main St, Burlington, NC 27215, United States ➦ Show Map

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Burlington City Park Amusement Area

2 Cedarock Park

Rating: 4.7 (962)

4242 R Dean Coleman Rd, Burlington, NC 27215, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cedarock Park

3 Joe C. Davidson Park

Rating: 4.6 (548)

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Joe C. Davidson Park

4 Burlington Springwood Park

Rating: 4.7 (473)

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Burlington Springwood Park

5 Animal Park at the Conservators Center

Rating: 4.8 (440)

676 E Hughes Mill Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, United States ➦ Show Map

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Animal Park at the Conservators Center

Where ot Eat in Burlington

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.3 (3006)

850 Huffman Mill Rd I-85 &, Huffman Mill Rd, Burlington, NC 27215, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Rating: 4.1 (2538)

3108 Garden Rd, Burlington, NC 27215, United States ➦ Show Map

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Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

3 Texas Roadhouse

Rating: 4.3 (2269)

1651 Glidewell Dr, Burlington, NC 27215, United States ➦ Show Map

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Texas Roadhouse

4 K&W Cafeteria

Rating: 4.1 (2070)

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K&W Cafeteria

5 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.3 (1937)

1770 Glidewell Dr, Burlington, NC 27215, United States ➦ Show Map

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Where to Stay in Burlington

1 Best Western Plus Burlington

Rating: 4.3 (637)

770 Huffman Mill Rd, Burlington, NC 27215, United States ➦ Show Map

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Best Western Plus Burlington

2 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Burlington (Elon), NC

Rating: 4.6 (387)

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Burlington (Elon), NC

3 Hampton Inn & Suites Burlington

Rating: 4.4 (377)

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Hampton Inn & Suites Burlington

4 Courtyard by Marriott Burlington

Rating: 4.2 (304)

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Courtyard by Marriott Burlington

5 Holiday Inn Express Burlington, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.1 (303)

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Holiday Inn Express Burlington, an IHG Hotel

Other Places in Burlington

1 Green Level Town Hall

Rating: 1.8 (5)

2510 Green Level Church Rd, Burlington, NC 27217 ➦ Show Map

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2 Burlington Tax Department

Rating: 4 (2)

237 West Maple Ave, Burlington, NC 27215 ➦ Show Map

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Burlington Tax Department

3 Burlington City Switchboard

Rating: 4 (1)

425 S Lexington Ave, Burlington, NC 27215, United States ➦ Show Map

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Burlington City Switchboard

4 Burlington Traffic Signals

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5 Burlington Municipal Building

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6 Burlington Public Works & Transportation Dept

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People born in Burlington (139)

People born in Burlington, including philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer John Dewey, racecar driver Harry Blanchard, serial killer Ted Bundy, .

List

  • Grace Coolidge (wife of 30th President of the United States Calvin Coolidge (1879-1957)) she was born in 03/01/1879
  • Tana French (American-Irish writer and theatrical actress) she was born in 10/05/1973
  • Truman C. Everts (Part of the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition (1816-1901)) he was born in 01/01/1816
  • Jimmy Cochran (American alpine skier) he was born in 29/05/1981
  • Marilyn Cochran (American alpine skier) she was born in 05/02/1950
  • James Rowland Angell (American psychologist and educator) he was born in 08/05/1869
  • Ben Kinmont (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1963
  • Billy Kidd (American alpine ski racer) he was born in 13/04/1943
  • Louis Edward Gelineau (Catholic bishop) he was born in 03/05/1928
  • Ralph Abraham (mathematician) he was born in 04/07/1936
  • Jessica Kelley (American alpine skier) she was born in 05/10/1982
  • Ryan Cochran-Siegle (American alpine skier) he was born in 27/03/1992
  • Orson Bean (American actor) he was born in 22/07/1928
  • Edward Gleason Spaulding (American philosopher) he was born in 06/08/1873
  • William Hepburn Russell (Co-founder of the Pony Express) he was born in 31/01/1812
  • Will Lyman (American actor) he was born in 20/05/1948
  • Truman Seymour (Union army general (1824-1891)) he was born in 24/09/1824
  • Tyler Saint (American actor) he was born in 03/03/1970

Schools in Burlington

College & universities near Burlington, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198516 Elon University Elon (NC) 27244-2010
199786 Alamance Community College Graham (NC) 27253-8000
484020 Beyond Measure Barbering Institute Mebane (NC) 27302-2323
459037 Empire Beauty School-E Greensboro Greensboro (NC) 27405
199102 North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro (NC) 27411

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Burlington, NC

Code Name Address Type
BNC Burlington 101 North Main Street RAIL
GRO J. Douglas Galyon Depot 236 East Washington Street RAIL
DNC Durham 400 W. Chapel Hill Street RAIL
HPT High Point 100 West High St RAIL
DAN Danville 677 Craghead St. RAIL

Post offices near Burlington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Burlington Post Office Burlington (NC) 27215
North Burlington Post Office Burlington (NC) 27217
Graham Post Office Graham (NC) 27253
Elon Post Office Elon (NC) 27244
Haw River Post Office Haw River (NC) 27258

Other places with the same name (21)

Other cities in Alamance County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Alamance County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Mebane 16,732 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States
Graham 15,766 City in North Carolina
City of Graham 14,153 City in North Carolina
Elon 12,186 Town in North Carolina
Glen Raven 2,750 Township in Alamance County, North Carolina
Haw River 2,532 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America
Green Level 2,341 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America
Saxapahaw 1,648 Township in Alamance County, North Carolina
Swepsonville 1,386 Town of the United States
Pleasant Hill 1,087 Pleasant Hill is a city in Alamance County, North Carolina
Alamance 1,047 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America
Ossipee 593 Human settlement in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Burlington distances to largest North Carolina cities