Burlington, KY

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2022 Population
18,264
0.707% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
37.7
0.266% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.62%
36.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$96,683
7.25% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$216,200
16.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Burlington, KY had a population of 18.3k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $96,683. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Burlington, KY declined from 18,394 to 18,264, a −0.707% decrease and its median household income grew from $90,145 to $96,683, a 7.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burlington, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.28%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.06%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%).

None of the households in Burlington, KY 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.

96.1% of the residents in Burlington, KY are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Burlington, KY was $216,200, and the homeownership rate was 78.6%.

Most people in Burlington, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Burlington, KY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Burlington, KY is home to a population of 18.3k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.14% of Burlington, KY residents were born outside of the country (1.12k people).

In 2022, there were 32.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.1k people) in Burlington, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 493 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 416 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.1% of Burlington, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Burlington, KY was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burlington, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 1.76k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    493 ± 268
  3. White (Hispanic)
    416 ± 263
5.16%
Hispanic Population
943 people

In 2022, there were 32.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.1k people) in Burlington, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 493 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 416 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.16% of the people in Burlington, KY are hispanic (943 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

6.14%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.12k people
6.09%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.12k people

As of 2022, 6.14% of Burlington, KY residents (1.12k 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, KY was 6.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    195 ± 190
  2. Vietnam
    180 ± 89
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    115 ± 94

Burlington, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Burlington, KY employs 9.88k people. The largest industries in Burlington, KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,220 people), Manufacturing (1,179 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (935 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($145,829), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($134,500), and Wholesale Trade ($100,129).

Occupations

9.88k
2022 Value
± 982
4.53%
1 Year growth
± 13.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burlington, KY grew at a rate of 4.53%, from 9.45k employees to 9.88k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burlington, KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,469 people), Management Occupations (988 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (809 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burlington, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.88k
2022 Value
± 982
4.53%
1 Year growth
± 13.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burlington, KY grew at a rate of 4.53%, from 9.45k employees to 9.88k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burlington, KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,220 people), Manufacturing (1,179 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (935 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burlington, KY, though some of these residents may live in Burlington, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,878
Median earning men ± $8,441
$46,027
Median earning women ± $5,165

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($157,500), Wholesale Trade ($100,486), and Construction ($85,589).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,667), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($57,250).

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.821% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.756% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.17M), Some college (766k), and Secondary Education (551k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burlington, KY was $216,200 in 2022, which is 0.767 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $186,000 to $216,200, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Burlington, KY is 78.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Burlington, KY have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burlington, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$216,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,050
$5,128
Median Property Taxes
±$643

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, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $1,500 - $2k range.

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

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Rent vs Own

78.6%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.6% of the housing units in Burlington, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 703.05
  2. Census Tract 705.03

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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.
$96,683
Median Household Income
± $9,584
6.53k
Number of Households
± 723

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.53k households in Burlington, KY grew to $96,683 from the previous year's value of $90,145.

The following chart displays the households in Burlington, KY 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burlington, KY is from Burlington, KY.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Burlington, KY across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.4%)
  3. Carpooled (6.02%)

In 2022, 78.8% of workers in Burlington, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.4%) and those who carpooled to work (6.02%).

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

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burlington, KY have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.96% of the workforce in Burlington, KY 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, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burlington, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.62% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burlington, KY (820 out of 17.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burlington, KY is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

97% of the population of Burlington, KY has health coverage, with 67.9% on employee plans, 8.26% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 8.96% on non-group plans, and 0.651% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.99%
Uninsured
67.9%
Employer Coverage
8.26%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
8.96%
Non-Group
0.651%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burlington, KY declined by 7.15% from 3.22% to 2.99%.

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

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