South Burlington, VT

Census Place

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2022 Population
20,241
0.993% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Independent Party
US Senator
Peter Welch
Democratic Party
US Representative
Becca Balint
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.7
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
8.02%
4.11% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$90,410
7.95% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$383,300
16.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, South Burlington, VT had a population of 20.2k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $90,410. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of South Burlington, VT grew from 20,042 to 20,241, a 0.993% increase and its median household income grew from $83,750 to $90,410, a 7.95% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Burlington, VT are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.13%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.54%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), and White (Hispanic) (1.45%).

None of the households in South Burlington, VT 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.

95% of the residents in South Burlington, VT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Burlington, VT are Advanced Welding Institute (66 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in South Burlington, VT was $383,300, and the homeownership rate was 59.4%.

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

Population & Diversity

South Burlington, VT is home to a population of 20.2k people, from which 95% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.7% of South Burlington, VT residents were born outside of the country (2.57k people).

In 2022, there were 8.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.3k people) in South Burlington, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.85k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 918 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95%
2022 Citizenship
95.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95% of South Burlington, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in South Burlington, VT was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Burlington, VT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.3k ± 574
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.85k ± 492
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    918 ± 287
3.04%
Hispanic Population
615 people

In 2022, there were 8.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.3k people) in South Burlington, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.85k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 918 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.04% of the people in South Burlington, VT are hispanic (615 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

12.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.57k people
12.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.43k people

As of 2022, 12.7% of South Burlington, VT residents (2.57k 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 South Burlington, VT was 12.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    253 ± 112
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    213 ± 127
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    39 ± 40

South Burlington, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of South Burlington, VT employs 11.9k people. The largest industries in South Burlington, VT are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,221 people), Educational Services (1,592 people), and Retail Trade (1,490 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($90,735), Manufacturing ($80,703), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,107).

Occupations

11.9k
2022 Value
± 870
2.7%
1 Year growth
± 10%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Burlington, VT grew at a rate of 2.7%, from 11.6k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Burlington, VT, are Management Occupations (1,636 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,301 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,293 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Burlington, VT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.9k
2022 Value
± 870
2.7%
1 Year growth
± 10%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Burlington, VT grew at a rate of 2.7%, from 11.6k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Burlington, VT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,221 people), Educational Services (1,592 people), and Retail Trade (1,490 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Burlington, VT, though some of these residents may live in South Burlington, VT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,197
Median earning men ± $5,264
$45,426
Median earning women ± $4,736

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,278), Public Administration ($95,139), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($79,868).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($93,833), Public Administration ($76,167), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.76%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 307k people employed in Vermont. This represents a 1.76% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Vermont went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (30.4%), followed by Other (1.87%).

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing the state of Vermont. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

South Burlington, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Vermont

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Bernie Sanders
Senator from Vermont1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Peter Welch
Senator from Vermont3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bernie Sanders and Peter Welch are the senators currently representing Vermont.

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 Vermont over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from South Burlington, VT

Becca Balint
Vermont at-large Representative
Democratic Party

South Burlington, VT is currently represented by Becca Balint (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for South Burlington, VT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in South Burlington, VT awarded 66 degrees. The student population of South Burlington, VT in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 89 male students and 5 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Burlington, VT are White (65 and 98.5%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 1.52%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in South Burlington, VT by number of degrees awarded are Advanced Welding Institute (66 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South Burlington, VT are Welding Technology (66 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.431% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.362% of women were in the same situation.

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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 (130k), Bachelors Degree (106k), and Some college (93.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Burlington, VT was $383,300 in 2022, which is 1.36 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $327,900 to $383,300, a 16.9% increase. The homeownership rate in South Burlington, VT is 59.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in South Burlington, VT have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Burlington, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in South Burlington, VT is $90,410. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in South Burlington, VT was Census Tract 33.01 with a value of $154,182, followed by Census Tract 33.04 and Census Tract 40.02, with respective values of $93,086 and $74,599.

Property

$383,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,242
$5,221
Median Property Taxes
±$478

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Rent vs Own

59.4%
Homeownership
2022
59.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.4% of the housing units in South Burlington, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 33.01
  2. Census Tract 33.04
  3. Census Tract 40.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Burlington, VT was Census Tract 33.01 with a value of $154,182, followed by Census Tract 33.04 and Census Tract 40.02, with respective values of $93,086 and $74,599.

The following map shows all of the places in South Burlington, VT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$90,410
Median Household Income
± $4,871
8.78k
Number of Households
± 733

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.78k households in South Burlington, VT grew to $90,410 from the previous year's value of $83,750.

The following chart displays the households in South Burlington, VT 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for South Burlington, VT is from Vermont.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Vermont
0.442
2021 Wage GINI in Vermont

In 2022, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Vermont was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vermont in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.2%)

In 2022, 69.3% of workers in South Burlington, VT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.2%).

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 South Burlington, VT have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.46% of the workforce in South Burlington, VT 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 South Burlington, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in South Burlington, VT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.02% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Burlington, VT (1.61k out of 20k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

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

97.4% of the population of South Burlington, VT has health coverage, with 59.1% on employee plans, 12.5% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 0.3% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Chittenden County, VT see 535 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.73% decrease from the previous year (550 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1027 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 143 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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535 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Chittenden County, VT

Primary care physicians in Chittenden County, VT see an average of 535 patients per year. This represents a 2.73% decrease from the previous year (550 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Chittenden County, VT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.3% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.65%
Uninsured
59.1%
Employer Coverage
12.5%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
0.3%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Burlington, VT grew by 8.49% from 2.44% to 2.65%.

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

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