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Burlington, Washington - Basic Facts

Burlington is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Burlington.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Skagit County at latitude 48.4757 and longitude -122.3254. Skagit County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Burlington (see map) encompass a land area of 4.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles.

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Burlington, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burlington to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 133 79th
Population Density1 # 155 75th
Diversity Index2 # 51 92nd
Median Household Income # 387 39th
Per Capita Income # 490 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Burlington, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,499
Population in Households 8,383
Population in Familes 6,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 1,996
Diversity Index2 72
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,214
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,005
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,643 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,571 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $209,431
Average Home Value $226,476
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,916
Average Household Income $55,547
Per Capita Income $20,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.52%
Households 0.35% 0.64%
Families 0.84% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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