South Burlington, VT

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Population

18,773

0.369% growth

Median Age

43.2


Median Household Income

$66,197

0.796% decline

Poverty Rate

5.73%


Number of Employees

10,342

2.37% decline

Median Property Value

$280,800

3.27% growth

About

In 2017, South Burlington, VT had a population of 18.8k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $66,197. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of South Burlington, VT grew from 18,704 to 18,773, a 0.369% increase and its median household income declined from $66,728 to $66,197, a -0.796% decrease.

The population of South Burlington, VT is 86.8% White Alone, 4.57% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.63% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in South Burlington, VT speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Burlington, VT are Advanced Welding Institute (48 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in South Burlington, VT is $280,800, and the homeownership rate is 61.7%. Most people in South Burlington, VT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in South Burlington, VT is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of South Burlington, VT employs 10.3k people. The largest industries in South Burlington, VT are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,843 people), Educational Services (1,612 people), and Manufacturing (1,236 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($77,672), Utilities ($65,313), and Public Administration ($59,148).

Median household income in South Burlington, VT is $66,197. Males in South Burlington, VT have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,020. The income inequality in South Burlington, VT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,197

2017 value

± $2,316

-0.796%

1 Year Growth

± 7.37%

Households in South Burlington, VT have a median annual income of $66,197, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,728 in 2016, which represents a -0.796% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,726

Average Male Salary

± $3,747

$48,020

Average Female Salary

± $2,994

In 2017, full-time male employees in Vermont made 1.22 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $45,713 ± $2,153

  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,505 ± $51,495

  3. Asian

    $37,572 ± $17,308

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Vermont workers was White. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for South Burlington, VT is from Vermont.

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

0.443

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.056% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Vermont was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vermont in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Vermont across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 33.01

  2. Census Tract 40.02

  3. Census Tract 33.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Burlington, VT was Census Tract 33.01 with a value of $136,599, followed by Census Tract 40.02 and Census Tract 33.04, with respective values of $63,047 and $60,775.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Burlington, VT (1.05k out of 18.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    973 ± 238

  2. Hispanic

    108 ± 104

  3. Black

    25 ± 79

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Burlington, VT is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.3k

2017 Value

± 699

-2.37%

1 Year decline

± 9.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South Burlington, VT declined at a rate of -2.37%, from 10.6k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Burlington, VT, are Management Occupations (1,307 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,152 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (946 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Burlington, VT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of South Burlington, VT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,307 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,152 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (946 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, South Burlington, VT has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.41 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.15 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.08 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of South Burlington, VT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($75,694), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($67,399), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($66,106).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.3k

2017 Value

± 699

-2.37%

1 Year decline

± 9.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South Burlington, VT declined at a rate of -2.37%, from 10.6k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Burlington, VT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,843 people), Educational Services (1,612 people), and Manufacturing (1,236 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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Most Common

The most common industries in South Burlington, VT, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,843 people), Educational Services (1,612 people), and Manufacturing (1,236 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, South Burlington, VT has an unusually high number of Information (1.75 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.68 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in South Burlington, VT, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($77,672), Utilities ($65,313), and Public Administration ($59,148).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Vermont to other states, or from other states to Vermont.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $5.58B

  2. $4.84B

  3. $1.74B

In 2015, the top outbound Vermont product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $5.58B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($4.84B) and Mixed freight ($1.74B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Vermont products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$27B

2020 Value

$41B

Projected 2045 Value

51.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Vermont trade was $27B. This is expected to increase 51.7% to $41B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Vermont trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Vermont to other states, or from other states to Vermont.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $4.11B

  2. $2.66B

  3. $1.36B

In 2015, the top outbound Vermont domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $4.11B, followed by Massachusetts with $2.66B and Pennsylvania and $1.36B.

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

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Health

96.9% of the population of South Burlington, VT has health coverage, with 61.1% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 9.36% on non-group plans, and 1.93% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of South Burlington, VT was $10,190 in 2014. This is a 2.73% increase from the previous year ($9,919).

Primary care physicians in South Burlington, VT see 889 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (894 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1466 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 245 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Essex County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.2%). Additionally, Caledonia County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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889 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Vermont see an average of 889 patients per year. This represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (894 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,190

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,313

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,917

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,231

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Vermont (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.73%, from $9,919 to $10,190.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.15%

Uninsured

61.1%

Employer Coverage

10.1%

Medicaid

14.4%

Medicare

9.36%

Non-Group

1.93%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Burlington, VT declined by 23.7% from 4.12% to 3.15%.

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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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.2% prevalence

  2. 10.1% prevalence

  3. 9.9% prevalence

Essex County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Vermont, at 11.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Vermont by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

South Burlington, VT is home to a population of 18.8k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.9% of South Burlington, VT residents were born outside of the country (2.04k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of South Burlington, VT is composed of 16.3k White Alone residents (86.8%), 858 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.57%), 681 Asian Alone residents (3.63%), 501 Black or African American Alone residents (2.67%), 288 Two or More Races residents (1.53%), 134 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.714%), 20 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.107%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.1

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in South Burlington, VT was 43.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in South Burlington, VT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all South Burlington, VT residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.04k people

10.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.93k people

As of 2017, 10.9% of South Burlington, VT residents (2.04k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in South Burlington, VT was 10.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    4,345 ± 1,613 people

  2. China

    1,559 ± 968 people

  3. Bhutan

    1,529 ± 959 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Vermont was Canada, the natal country of 4,345 Vermont residents, followed by China with 1,559 and Bhutan with 1,529.

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Citizenship

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

95.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of South Burlington, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in South Burlington, VT was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    16.3k ± 441

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    858 ± 304

  3. Asian Alone

    681 ± 199

In 2017, there were 19 times more White Alone residents (16.3k people) in South Burlington, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 858 Hispanic or Latino and 681 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in South Burlington, VT as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    423 ± 126

  2. Korea

    210 ± 100

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    187 ± 110

South Burlington, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in South Burlington, VT awarded 48 degrees. The student population of South Burlington, VT is skewed towards men, with 40 male students and 2 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Burlington, VT are White (47 and 97.9%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 2.08%), 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 (48 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South Burlington, VT are Welding Technology (48 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in South Burlington, VT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 41 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in South Burlington, VT was Welding Technology with 41 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in South Burlington, VT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

48 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the South Burlington, VT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Advanced Welding Institute with 48 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

43

Degrees Awarded to Men

5

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 43 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Burlington, VT, which is 8.6 times more than the 5 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in South Burlington, VT by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    47 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    1 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in South Burlington, VT were to White students. These 47 degrees mean that there were 47 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 1 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Burlington, VT was $280,800 in 2017, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $271,900 to $280,800, a 3.27% increase. The homeownership rate in South Burlington, VT is 61.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in South Burlington, VT have an average commute time of 15.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in South Burlington, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$280,800

2017 Median

± $11,167

$271,900

2016 Median

± $9,631

In 2017, the median property value in South Burlington, VT grew to to $280,800 from the previous year's value of $271,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in South Burlington, VT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In South Burlington, VT the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$66,197

Median Household Income

± $2,316

8.76k

Number of Households

± 618

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.76k households in South Burlington, VT declined from $66,197 from the previous year's value of $66,728.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in South Burlington, VT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In South Burlington, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

61.7%

2017 Homeownership

63.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61.7% of the housing units in South Burlington, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in South Burlington, VT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Burlington, VT have a shorter commute time (15.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.552% of the workforce in South Burlington, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.7%

  2. Carpooled

    7.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.74%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in South Burlington, VT was Drove Alone (80.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.4%) and those who Worked At Home (4.74%).

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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Transportation

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, followed by 1 car.

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