Income/capita 26%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 69%
Income per capita$22,025$33,230$29,829
Median household income$45,168$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,974$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,227$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$30,955$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$16,420$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level13.5%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Burlington is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Burlington is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Burlington is 69% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Burlington is 11% lower than the national average

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      Burlington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.5%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector2.4%10.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services19.7%18.8%
      Public administration12.0%7.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%1.3%
      Education, health & social services11.7%44.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bethune, CO231$46,25016%
      Kanorado, KS164$35,71435%
      Burlington, CO4,139$45,16818%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,139$163,988196%
      Lake Tansi, TN4,140$43,00322%
      Gatlinburg, TN4,138$36,44534%
      Randleman, NC4,140$35,60036%
      Butler, MO4,138$29,47747%
      Burlington, CO4,139$45,16818%
      Source: The Burlington, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).