Population density (sq mi)1,7635791
Median age40.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Burlington is 2994% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Burlington is 7% higher than Iowa
  • In Burlington 88.46% of the population is White
  • In Burlington 7.96% of the population is Black
  • In Burlington 0.35% of the population is Asian

Compare Burlington, IA Demographics


      Burlington population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.27%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race2.60%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.36%1.27%4.75%
      In Burlington, 3.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Burlington age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Burlington, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).