Burlington, IA-IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
45,198
0.781% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
43
1.38% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13.9%
5.22% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,890
7.01% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$128,300
13.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
21,541
1.47% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Burlington, IA-IL had a population of 45.2k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $58,890. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Burlington, IA-IL declined from 45,554 to 45,198, a −0.781% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,033 to $58,890, a 7.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burlington, IA-IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.51%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.4%), White (Hispanic) (2.15%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.987%).

None of the households in Burlington, IA-IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Burlington, IA-IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Burlington, IA-IL are Southeastern Community College (767 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Burlington, IA-IL was $128,300, and the homeownership rate was 72.2%.

Most people in Burlington, IA-IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Burlington, IA-IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Burlington, IA-IL is home to a population of 45.2k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.96% of Burlington, IA-IL residents were born outside of the country (885 people).

In 2022, there were 19.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (39.1k people) in Burlington, IA-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.99k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Burlington, IA-IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Burlington, IA-IL was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burlington, IA-IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    39.1k ± 217
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.04k ± 243
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.99k ± 327
3.5%
Hispanic Population
1.58k people

In 2022, there were 19.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (39.1k people) in Burlington, IA-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.99k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.5% of the people in Burlington, IA-IL are hispanic (1.58k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Burlington, IA-IL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    664,951 ± 23,924 people
  2. India
    177,687 ± 12,641 people
  3. Poland
    123,601 ± 9,168 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa and Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 664,951 Iowa and Illinois residents, followed by India with 177,687 and Poland with 123,601.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.96%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
885 people
1.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
821 people

As of 2022, 1.96% of Burlington, IA-IL residents (885 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burlington, IA-IL was 1.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,497 ± 203
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    436 ± 103
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    377 ± 112

Burlington, IA-IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Burlington, IA-IL employs 21.5k people. The largest industries in Burlington, IA-IL are Manufacturing (4,342 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,088 people), and Retail Trade (2,772 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($67,663), Utilities ($66,563), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,091).

Males in Iowa have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,745. The income inequality in Iowa (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

21.5k
2022 Value
± 982
−1.47%
1 Year decline
± 6.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burlington, IA-IL declined at a rate of −1.47%, from 21.9k employees to 21.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burlington, IA-IL, are Production Occupations (2,737 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,222 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,073 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burlington, IA-IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.5k
2022 Value
± 982
−1.47%
1 Year decline
± 6.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burlington, IA-IL declined at a rate of −1.47%, from 21.9k employees to 21.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burlington, IA-IL, are Manufacturing (4,342 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,088 people), and Retail Trade (2,772 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burlington, IA-IL, though some of these residents may live in Burlington, IA-IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,726
Median earning men ± $3,516
$33,253
Median earning women ± $1,344

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($77,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,963), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,916).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($53,281), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,583), and Manufacturing ($40,444).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 476
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 318
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 275
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois and Iowa went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Chuck Grassley, Joni Ernst, Dick Durbin, and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Iowa and Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Iowa and Illinois is currently represented by 21 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Iowa and Illinois

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Chuck Grassley
Senator from Iowa3
Assumed office on January 3, 1981
Joni Ernst
Senator from Iowa2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Chuck Grassley, Joni Ernst, Dick Durbin, and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Iowa and Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Iowa and Illinois

Iowa and Illinois is currently represented by 21 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Iowa and Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Burlington, IA-IL awarded 767 degrees. The student population of Burlington, IA-IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,030 male students and 1,446 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Burlington, IA-IL are Unknown (381 and 50.3%), followed by White (238 and 31.4%), Black or African American (67 and 8.85%), and Hispanic or Latino (32 and 4.23%).

The largest universities in Burlington, IA-IL by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Community College (767 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Burlington, IA-IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (217 and 28.3%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (92 and 12%), and Welding Technology (71 and 9.26%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,476 students enrolled in Burlington, IA-IL, 41.6% men and 58.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,270 records, of which 59.6% were women and 40.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 217 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded
  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Burlington, IA-IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 217 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
767 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Community College with 767 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 280 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Burlington, IA-IL, which is 0.575 times less than the 487 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Unknown students. These 381 degrees mean that there were 1.6 times more degrees awarded to Unknown students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 238 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($6,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($210) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,298) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.995% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.949% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.37M), Some college (2.71M), and Bachelors Degree (2.57M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burlington, IA-IL was $128,300 in 2022, which is 0.455 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $112,800 to $128,300, a 13.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Burlington, IA-IL is 72.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Burlington, IA-IL have an average commute time of 18.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burlington, IA-IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Burlington, IA-IL is $58,890. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Burlington, IA-IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $107,035, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $106,358 and $104,553.

Property

$128,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,957
$14,436
Median Property Taxes
±$690

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burlington, IA-IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.2%
Homeownership
2022
60.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.2% of the housing units in Burlington, IA-IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burlington, IA-IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $107,035, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $106,358 and $104,553.

The following map shows all of the counties in Burlington, IA-IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,890
Median Household Income
± $2,714
20k
Number of Households
± 901

In 2022, the median household income of the 20k households in Burlington, IA-IL grew to $58,890 from the previous year's value of $55,033.

The following chart displays the households in Burlington, IA-IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burlington, IA-IL is from Iowa and Illinois.
0.442
2022 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.723% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 and income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.07%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.19%)

In 2022, 83.3% of workers in Burlington, IA-IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.07%) and those who worked at home (4.19%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

18.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burlington, IA-IL have a shorter commute time (18.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Burlington, IA-IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Burlington, IA-IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burlington, IA-IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burlington, IA-IL (6.13k out of 44.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burlington, IA-IL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.7% of the population of Burlington, IA-IL has health coverage, with 45.9% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Iowa see 1347 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.737% decrease from the previous year (1357 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1436 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 569 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Illinois see 1231 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1241 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1221 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 372 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,347 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa
1,231 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,347 patients per year. This represents a 0.737% decrease from the previous year (1,357 patients).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,231 patients per year. This represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1,241 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Iowa and Illinois in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.4% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.3%
Uninsured
45.9%
Employer Coverage
21.3%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.24%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burlington, IA-IL declined by 16.8% from 3.97% to 3.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Burlington, IA-IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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