Burlington employment information

IndexBurlingtonVermontNational
Income per capita$25,231$30,663$29,829
Median household income$46,754$56,104$55,322
Median income owner occupied$82,074$67,938$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,059$32,858$35,192
Median earnings male$20,505$35,143$36,919
Median earnings female$15,422$26,280$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%3.3%4.7%
Poverty level25.1%11.6%15.1%
The Burlington, VT employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Burlington is $25,231, which is 18% lower than than the Vermont average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $46,754, which is 17% lower than than the Vermont average and 15% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Burlington is 5%, which is 3% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Burlington is 25% which is 66% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$31,166$46,754$93,508
City
$37,398$56,104$112,208
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Burlington is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Burlington is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Burlington is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Burlington is 66% higher than the national average.

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Burlington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.6%0.5%
Manufacturing sector9.3%0.9%
Financial & insurance services2.5%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.3%12.8%
Public administration2.6%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.3%
Education, health & social services23.7%44.8%
Other34.5%30.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jericho, VT1,387$93,63669%
Shelburne, VT564$77,52840%
Peru, NY1,650$68,24323%
South Burlington, VT18,704$66,72821%
Essex Junction, VT9,922$61,62011%
Burlington, VT42,556$46,75415%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Altamonte Springs, FL42,557$49,94710%
Bentonville, AR42,499$76,44738%
Concord, NH42,634$57,5664%
Fairfield, OH42,640$60,3369%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412$120,668118%
Burlington, VT42,556$46,75415%
Source: The Burlington, VT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).