Burlington, IA-IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
45,964
0.5% 1-year decline
2020 Median Age
43.7
0.456% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
13.9%
6.32% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$52,268
1.16% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$103,700
0.384% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
22,053
1.28% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Burlington, IA-IL had a population of 46k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $52,268. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Burlington, IA-IL declined from 46,195 to 45,964, a −0.5% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,667 to $52,268, a 1.16% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burlington, IA-IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.12%), White (Hispanic) (2.68%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.62%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.888%).

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.

98.8% of the residents in Burlington, IA-IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Burlington, IA-IL are Southeastern Community College (558 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Burlington, IA-IL was $103,700, and the homeownership rate was 71.7%.

Most people in Burlington, IA-IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Burlington, IA-IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Burlington, IA-IL is home to a population of 46k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.84% of Burlington, IA-IL residents were born outside of the country (844 people).

In 2020, there were 17.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.5k people) in Burlington, IA-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.35k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2020 Citizenship
99%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.8% of Burlington, IA-IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Burlington, IA-IL was 99%, 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)
    40.5k ± 47
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.35k ± 235
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.23k ± 93
3.14%
Hispanic Population
1.44k people

In 2020, there were 17.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.5k people) in Burlington, IA-IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.35k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.14% of the people in Burlington, IA-IL are hispanic (1.44k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    669,667 ± 23,930 people
  2. India
    169,097 ± 12,260 people
  3. Poland
    127,950 ± 9,340 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa and Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,667 Iowa and Illinois residents, followed by India with 169,097 and Poland with 127,950.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.84%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
844 people
1.67%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
772 people

As of 2020, 1.84% of Burlington, IA-IL residents (844 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burlington, IA-IL was 1.67%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,632 ± 181
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    397 ± 130
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    354 ± 86

Burlington, IA-IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Burlington, IA-IL employs 22.1k people. The largest industries in Burlington, IA-IL are Manufacturing (4,948 people), Retail Trade (3,036 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,994 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,750), Public Administration ($57,740), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,537).

Males in Iowa have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,102. The income inequality in Iowa (measured using the Gini index) is 0.438, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

22.1k
2020 Value
± 908
−1.28%
1 Year decline
± 5.61%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Burlington, IA-IL declined at a rate of −1.28%, from 22.3k employees to 22.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burlington, IA-IL, are Production Occupations (2,712 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,395 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,389 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

22.1k
2020 Value
± 908
−1.28%
1 Year decline
± 5.61%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Burlington, IA-IL declined at a rate of −1.28%, from 22.3k employees to 22.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burlington, IA-IL, are Manufacturing (4,948 people), Retail Trade (3,036 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,994 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

$42,437
Median earning men ± $1,836
$28,592
Median earning women ± $2,007

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,466), Public Administration ($61,975), and Wholesale Trade ($61,492).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,690), Public Administration ($46,087), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,750).

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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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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $869k
    Manufacturing
  2. $356k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $118k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois and Iowa to other states, or from other states to Illinois and Iowa.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $147B
  2. $99.7B
  3. $97B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois and Iowa product (by dollars) was Electronics with $147B, followed by Mixed freight ($99.7B) and Machinery ($97B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Iowa and Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth
$262B
2020 Value in Iowa
$518B
Projected 2050 Value in Iowa
97.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound Iowa trade was $262B. This is expected to increase 97.9% to $518B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois and Iowa to other states, or from other states to Illinois and Iowa.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $81.1B
  2. $64B
  3. $54B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois and Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $81.1B, followed by Wisconsin with $64B and California and $54B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois and Iowa shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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 22 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Iowa and Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Iowa and Illinois

Iowa and Illinois is currently represented by 22 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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In 2020, universities in Burlington, IA-IL awarded 558 degrees. The student population of Burlington, IA-IL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 890 male students and 1,370 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Burlington, IA-IL are White (249 and 45.7%), followed by Unknown (230 and 42.2%), Black or African American (23 and 4.22%), and Hispanic or Latino (19 and 3.49%).

The largest universities in Burlington, IA-IL by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Community College (558 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Burlington, IA-IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (216 and 38.7%), Registered Nursing (64 and 11.5%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (62 and 11.1%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 2,260 students enrolled in Burlington, IA-IL, 39.4% men and 60.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Unknown with 1,320 records, of which 58.6% were women and 41.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 216 degree-majors awarded
  2. 64 degree-majors awarded
  3. 14 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Burlington, IA-IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 216 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Burlington, IA-IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
558 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Community College with 558 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 235 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Burlington, IA-IL, which is 0.728 times less than the 323 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 249 degrees mean that there were 1.08 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 230 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($5,700) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($210) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,384) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.811% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.821% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.33M), Some college (2.78M), and Bachelors Degree (2.49M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Burlington, IA-IL was $103,700 in 2020, which is 0.451 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $104,100 to $103,700, a 0.384% decrease. The homeownership rate in Burlington, IA-IL is 71.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Burlington, IA-IL have an average commute time of 18.7 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 $52,268. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Burlington, IA-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

Property

$103,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,737
$14,256
Median Property Taxes
±$688

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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Burlington, IA-IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.7%
Homeownership
2020
59.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.7% of the housing units in Burlington, IA-IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burlington, IA-IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,268
Median Household Income
± $1,960
19.9k
Number of Households
± 821

In 2020, the median household income of the 19.9k households in Burlington, IA-IL grew to $52,268 from the previous year's value of $51,667.

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.
0.438
2020 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.442
2019 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.914% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 0.479 and income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84%)
  2. Carpooled (7.62%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.51%)

In 2020, 84% of workers in Burlington, IA-IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.62%) and those who worked at home (3.51%).

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

18.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burlington, IA-IL have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.56% 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 (6.28k out of 45.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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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95.9% of the population of Burlington, IA-IL has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 19.8% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Iowa was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Iowa see 1357 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1372 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1452 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 607 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Illinois see 1241 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1250 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 408 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Iowa and Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,357 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa
1,241 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,357 patients per year. This represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1,372 patients).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,241 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,250 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 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.4% under 18 years, 17.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.13%
Uninsured
46.5%
Employer Coverage
19.8%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.42%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burlington, IA-IL declined by 18.1% from 5.05% to 4.13%.

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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